The Opens competitors gather for takeoff on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 presented by Allstate.
This week is important. Held on famed Lake St. Clair, this will be the last of the 2014 Bass Pro Shops Northern Opens presented by Allstate.
Georgia's Micah Frazier is in third place in points going into the final Northern Open of the year; if he holds steady, he will receive an invitation to join the Elite Series.
There's only one meaningful goal at any bass tournament, and that's to win as much money as you can to provide for yourself and your family.
You couldn’t ask for a more perfect battlefield than Lake St. Clair where the final leg of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #3 presented by Allstate kicks off Sept. 4-6.
After eight events covering rivers, lakes and man-made reservoirs from Florida to Louisiana to New York and in venues known for the Monkey Trial, the Liberty Bell and the finest country music theaters, the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series regular season is finally in the books.
There will be no 2015 Classic appearance after 24 in a row for Kevin VanDam.
While Greg Hackney was disappointed with his Day 3 stringer, he was quite happy that it was enough to maintain the lead over Todd Faircloth, who lurks 10 ounces behind him going into the final day on Cayuga Lake.
There are careers on the line this week at the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite Series tournament at Cayuga Lake.
Every year the final events create interesting scenarios for who's in and who's going to be out of the Bassmaster Classic. But did anyone expect Kevin VanDam to be anywhere near the Classic bubble?