For some competitors the Opens are a steppingstone to the Elite Series, but anyone who thinks this week’s event on the James River is a Triple-A level affair is sorely mistaken.
Woo Daves, who won the 2000 Classic, hopes to turn the first Northern Open on his home water into his 18th Classic berth.
This week two entries into the 2012 Bassmaster Classic are on the line in two very different tournament circuits.
I’ve never fished the James River before, but, based on what I’ve seen, I expect a lot of limits.
The break, short though it was, recharged my batteries. I really need that.
Last night, under a dark Virginia night, I sat in the library room under an original portrait of the first Governor of Virginia, Patrick Henry … a founding father without a pen on the Declaration of Independence.
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.
Jerry's thinking about how to best impact the world of bass fishing. Creating new anglers is on top of his list.
Final results of the College B.A.S.S. East Super Regional May 20-21 on the Alabama River out of Montgomery, Ala.
James Niggemeyer at the 2011 Elite Series Battle on the Bayou.