Now that I’ve been on the James River, I can’t wait to go back--for revenge.
Earlier this week Elite Series pro John Murray described himself as a truck driver who occasionally gets to fish. In order to claim the crown at the Northern Open, local pro Kelly Pratt had to beat a whole bunch of long-distance haulers.
Watch the live weigh-in at 4 p.m. ET from the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open.
Clark Wendlandt was the first angler to launch his boat this morning for the final day of the Northern Open on the James River.
Kelly Pratt is one day away from earning a berth in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
The “Final Five” teams are now one day away from determining the new Mercury College B.A.S.S. National Champion after a hot Day Two, and Auburn's Jordan Lee and Shane Powell may have done the most sweating.
The weather changed today for the anglers fishing the Northern Open, but the top of the leaderboard did not.
While the competitors fishing Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open may have the opportunity to catch quality fish today, it’s all but a steel trap lock that no 10-pounders will be weighed in.
The bass of the James aren’t tall and they don’t need a lot of headroom either, so super-shallow water is key.
Kelly Pratt of Williamsburg, Va., put his vast knowledge of the James River to work for him today.