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West Michigan pro Ben Nielsen is hoping to catch more fish like this one in today's finals of the Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake St. Clair. Photo by co-angler Ed Dyer
We’ve left Joe Balog. Fate unknown. Meanwhile, fourth-place angler Ben Nielsen is not a happy camper. He’s got a smallmouth in the livewell. But around him is a charter boat, and the clients are dunking live bait in the lake. And they are catching fish too. That’s how it goes in this game, of course.
Georgia pro Wil Hardy found out that giant catfish like this one will also bite an umbrella rig on Lake St. Clair. Photo by co-angler Ed Dyer
The top 12 pros and co-anglers take off on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 pres
The service crew has left town but that’s not all bad for Joe Balog. He’s in his hometown and a marine mechanic and personal friend is on the way. He’s due here soon.
Michigan pro Ben Nielsen and co-angler Justin Lonchar are ready to take off in the finals of the Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake St Clair. Photo by co-angler Ed Dyer