This was my second shot at a Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on the James River, and I suffered another knockdown.
I'm ready to tackle the James River with a borrowed Phoenix 721 Pro XP for Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1.
Anglers are pretty good at talking about making a difference, but John Murray lives what he preaches.
When Valerie and I signed up to fish Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake, I wasn’t sure how it would play out. She loves to come to these tournaments when I’m fishing them.
Doug Gilley won Super B.A.S.S. III in 1984, and he was a teacher, mentor and father figure to a legion of Florida anglers, many of whom fish the Bassmaster Elite Series today.
Elite Series pro John Murray calls himself a “desert rat,” and that’s precisely why he’s competing this week in the Northern Open on Lake Erie.
The first thing on my Lake Erie to-do list is: put three drift socks in the Phoenix 721.
Now that I’ve been on the James River, I can’t wait to go back--for revenge.
I get my first look at the James River on the Saturday before the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open there. I'm fishing it as a boater.
Denny Brauer’s Arkansas River school is still in session as he continues to hold a sizeable lead in the Diamond Drive.