I’ll be leaving in a few days to fish the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open #2 as a co-angler at Lake Norman near Charlotte, N.C.
Time flies when you're having fun! Opens co-angler Mark Hicks recounts his practice and competition days on Harris Chain.
I am hopelessly unprepared to fish a tournament. I started working on my tackle for the first time last night. What a mess.
When Valerie and Mark Hicks signed up to fish Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake, they weren't sure how it would play out.
Mark and Valerie Hicks experience overnight rain, shopping at Bass Pro Shops and walleye fish fry.
Having to jack with the jack plate cuts into practice time for the Hicks.
Sun improves conditions as the Hicks start their Oneida quest trying to get on good pattern of smallmouth.
Photos of Mark and Valerie Hicks preparing to fish the Northern Open on Lake Oneida
Mark Hicks and daughter Valerie will blog their experiences fishing the Northern Open on Lake Oneida.