Topics: Opens

Howell's mystery and more

May 17, 2013

I'd just sent the last blog entry about Randy Howell and then it happened. All I can say is you've got to see this to believe it. James Overstreet won't let me tell what happened in this blog because he caught the entire sequence of events on camera. I'm sure if Robin Howell reads this she's going to be filled with suspense.   Check back for the midday photo gallery to find out what I'm trying to say.   Everybody is running around at this point. More gas getting burned than spinnerbaits on the bank.

That's one big water moccasin!

May 17, 2013

Pro angler Marty Brown sent in this pic and said it was a good reason not to get on the bank.

Brandon Lester has a nice limit

May 17, 2013

Brandon Lester sent in this pic from the water of 2/5s of his healthy limit. Now he's looking to cull some Logan Martin bass.

Logan Martin looks incredible, from far away

May 17, 2013

I'm sitting in a doctor's office this morning and the blog is my only touch with some reality, or at least the reality I'd like to stay in touch with.

Day Two launch on Logan Martin

May 17, 2013

Opens anglers start another day in Pell City.

Ott DeFoe finds a good spot

May 17, 2013

Number four on the day for Ott DeFoe, a three pound spotted bass.

Howell attacking topwater

May 17, 2013

We've just pulled up on Randy Howell. He's across the lake from Browning. Howell is throwing a topwater, looks like a walking-type bait. Now we're talking.   Fish are blowing up on his bait. Swing and a miss.   Like I mentioned before. I'm no expert but these conditions seem to set up perfectly for a topwater bite. Overcast skies, calm water. Post-spawn scenario.  

Former NFL player pursues fishing dreams

May 17, 2013

Meet Kendall Newson, a former NFL player turned pro bass fisherman who has a heart for kids.

Newson: From pro ball to pro bass

May 17, 2013

Former NFL pro takes fishing addiction to the next level as well as the next generation.

So far, so good

May 17, 2013

This is funny. JO is out on the shoreline photographing Browning. I'm in our camera boat blogging. Browning is on the other side of us. We're all talking at once. Another day at the office. Do I really get paid to do this?   Only in a B.A.S.S. event.  

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