I went on over to St Louis to attend a Hall of Fame function for my old school — Ritenour High School. Several outstanding individuals were inducted into the Ritenour Hall of Fame that night but I was there for the honor being given to the Grubbs family.
Well, so much for the "slow" offseason. It's time for me to get back to work with my other duties as a full-time bass pro. I rose before daylight one day last week, waited to see the kids off to school, jumped into my Toyota Tundra and began my three and a half week journey to Missouri and Texas.
Hey guys, it's the Friday before Labor Day and all is quiet on the fishing front ... for the most part anyway. Next week we're going to turn our attention to the early fall transition, and the week after that we'll talk about which baits you should be throwing to catch those early transition bass.
For most Americans, the opportunity to participate in these great sports is a privilege — not a right. And that means this privilege could come under attack, or perhaps even be taken away, by anti-hunting and fishing groups.
Catch a glimpse into the life of the anglers on day three of the 2010 Federation Nation Central Divisional.
BASS Federation 2010 Central Divisional Day Two results.
This photo gallery features images from day two of the 2010 Federation Nation Central Divisional.
Day One results of the 2010 BASS Federation Nation Central Divisional.
Photo gallery of 2010 Federation Central Divisional - Day One.
The deep clear waters of the open-pit mining lakes was a powerful influence in my bass fishing experience.