I’m still in New York. The fish are moving quickly into their fall patterns, and I’m thinking Oneida will be an interesting tournament.
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.
Oneida Lake, site of this week's Open, is where Brandon Card won his first college event.
Having to jack with the jack plate cuts into practice time for the Hicks.
The 54 anglers will compete in the Federation Nation Championship are from 47 states and six international locations.
Brandon Palaniuk, now a Bassmaster Elite Series pro, will attend the Nov. 3-5 event in Monroe, La. But he’s giving up the berth he earned as the defending champ.
Simple curiosity is what motivated Chris Malone of Ohio, to join the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open circuit, his first venture into pro-level Bassmaster fishing.
Oneida was the sole reason Elite angler Bernie Schultz signed up to fish the Northern Opens.
Valerie finds tournament fishing a real grind and asks for advice on important issue.
When his brain goes to tournament mode, it’s hard to switch back to non-tournament reality.