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The air is freshening

The air is freshening

By Mark Hicks

The pros have launched their boats and the sun is breaking over the eastern horizon to shine brightly on day three of the St. Lawrence Elite Series tournament. It is much cooler this morning and...

Stay tuned

Stay tuned

By Mark Hicks

I'm back at the official ramp in Waddington, New York, waiting for the pros to roll in. The fishing seemed to be slower today, but we'll know more about that in a few hours. ...

Trifecta

Trifecta

By Mark Hicks

We're on our way back toward the launching area and see three pros fishing in the same proximity. They include Morizo Shimizu, Matt Herren and Brian Snowden. ...

Tucker is flush

Tucker is flush

By Mark Hicks

J Todd Tucker is in a better mood than Aaron Martens and Ish Monroe, the pros we left a few minutes ago. He tells us he has 20 pounds in the box. ...

Cherry with four

Cherry with four

By Mark Hicks

Farther downriver we come upon Hank Cherry just as he idles near the point of an island. He drops his trolling motor and immediately sets the hook and misses. Moments later he hooks one. Into his...

Biffle at work

Biffle at work

By Mark Hicks

A mile to the west we find Tommy Biffle. He sets the hook, a bass jumps 20 feet from the boat and comes off. Biffle shakes his head and goes back to fishing. ...

Day Two begins

Day Two begins

By Mark Hicks, Shaye Baker

The pros are heading out one-by-one as their numbers are called. It is overcast and calm with a 50 percent chance of rain, ideal fishing conditions. ...

Shuffle-shuffle

Shuffle-shuffle

By Mark Hicks

There were two big moves yesterday at the St. Lawrence Elite Series tournament. One concerns the AOY race. Kevin VanDam, the Great One, substantially cut into the 50-point lead that Edwin Evers had...

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