Sturgeon Bay smallies get finicky just like they do everywhere else.
Let’s face the facts: My performance on the Chesapeake Bay was beyond dismal.
Pro anglers need to have a bigger and more formalized role in the sport.
Summer smallies fight harder than any other bass, all the way to the boat and then some in most cases. Catch a big one and you know you have a tussle on your hands.
There is a natural pool of advertisers that could put money into our sport that, as of right now, remains largely untapped.
I never give up, though. That’s been true in past years and things have worked out. I don’t see things changing this year.
One thing that made a huge difference in Mike Iaconelli's career was that he had early success.
I know that most of you are fans of the sport and that, more than anything, you want to catch more fish. We’ll do plenty of that as we go along.
A fellow asked me today why I fish the Northern Open tournaments. I thought it was an interesting question. Here’s my answer.
Ike talks his favorite uses for summer stickbaits.