In her first B.A.S.S. tournament, Valerie Hicks has a good day despite rain and even weighs a fish.
Weigh-in gallery from Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open on Oneida Lake.
Go behind the scenes on a rainy Day One on Oneida Lake.
Despite steady rain, the Day One launch of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 went off without a hitch.
Check out Mark and Valerie Hicks as they prepare for the first day of competition on Oneida Lake.
Mark and Valerie Hicks experience overnight rain, shopping at Bass Pro Shops and walleye fish fry.
Having to jack with the jack plate cuts into practice time for the Hicks.
Sun improves conditions as the Hicks start their Oneida quest trying to get on good pattern of smallmouth.
Photos of Mark and Valerie Hicks preparing to fish the Northern Open on Lake Oneida
Mark Hicks and daughter Valerie will blog their experiences fishing the Northern Open on Lake Oneida.