As the competitors filed into Lake St. Clair Metropark this morning to launch on the first day of this year’s second Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open, it appeared to be somewhat of a reverse snowbird migration.
I know this may sound crazy since I’m fishing an Elite Series event this week on Toledo Bend, La., one of the nation’s greatest bass lakes, but I’m wishin’ I was fishin’ in Michigan.
St. Cloud State University and West Virginia University lead on Day One from the Midwest Super Regional in La Crosse, Wis.
On any given work day, B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Noreen Clough won’t be in her office. She’s far more likely to be in, say, a Washington, D.C., meeting, or in Minnesota discovering bass anglers’ concerns.
Tackle The Storm Foundation working to get kids in devastated areas back out to fishing holes.
My wife hates facial hair, but there's a good reason I haven't shaved in several days. First, she's had the bronchial flu crud for the past three weeks. Second, I shunned the razor in support of densely bearded defensive end Brett Keisel and his Steeler teammates as they continued to score wins en route to the Super Bowl.