Topics: Opens

Northern Open #3 Day One launch

Sep 22, 2011

Despite steady rain, the Day One launch of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 went off without a hitch.

Hicks' registration gallery

Sep 21, 2011

Check out Mark and Valerie Hicks as they prepare for the first day of competition on Oneida Lake.

Eve of competition

Sep 21, 2011

With a long day, it's a short story from Hicks on the eve of the Northern Open.

Wish me luck, I'll need it

Sep 21, 2011

Thanks for encouraging comments and wishing me luck, I'll need it.

Slop, shop, fish-fry stop

Sep 21, 2011

Hicks go from slop to shop to fish-fry stop.

Slop, shop, fish-fry stop photos

Sep 21, 2011

Mark and Valerie Hicks experience overnight rain, shopping at Bass Pro Shops and walleye fish fry.

Bass Pro Shops stop

Sep 21, 2011

A stop at Bass Pro Shops allows Valerie to get some warmer clothes.

Wellman not fishing Classic

Sep 21, 2011

B.A.S.S. tournament officials and Nate Wellman have mutually agreed that Mr. Wellman will not fish any Bassmaster tournaments until March 2012.

A tribute to the service crews

Sep 21, 2011

I’m still in New York. The fish are moving quickly into their fall patterns, and I’m thinking Oneida will be an interesting tournament.

Boat issue for Hicks

Sep 20, 2011

Having to jack with the jack plate cuts into practice time for the Hicks.