In 2012 I felt like I was swimming with the current, and in 2014 I was swimming against it.
Mark Zona and I spent a day on Lake Huron earlier this week and had one of the most amazing days of smallmouth fishing I’ve ever experienced.
Don Barone talks to Canadians competing in the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional. One of them can hear crawdads scurry.
The pros try their hand at bowfishing on Owasco Lake.
The temps were in the low 50s on this cool, pleasant morning that closes out the Eastern Divisional.
More big smallmouth -- one even up to 6 pounds -- crossed the stage at the Eastern Divisional.
Doug Brownridge followed up his massive 24-pound, 5-ounce bag on Day 1 of the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional with one that weighed 24-2, extending his lead in the tournament on the St. Lawrence River to nearly 6 pounds.
This might mark a historical first: Deep South bass anglers go to New York and return home with bow-fishing and carp on their minds.
The Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship was the most unusual event I’ve ever fished. And not because of any lack of organization or execution – in fact B.A.S.S. did a fine job of running this event and managing what turned into a really challenging situation for everyone involved.
Day 2 has been less productive for many competitors, but one -- Doug Brownridge -- is catching 'em just as well as he did when he led on Day 1.