Mark
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Hanging at a bridge

Hanging at a bridge

By Mark Hicks

I'm going to miss the blast-off and the blaring music this morning. Darren Jacobson and I are driving to a bridge that passes over West Point Lake not far from the official launching area. ...

Run-and-gun fest

Run-and-gun fest

By Mark Hicks

We're having trouble getting close to the pros to photograph them. When we come around, they stop fishing and jet away. I'm beginning to get a complex ...

KVD on point

KVD on point

By Mark Hicks

We're working our way back to the ramp when we come across KVD again. This time he's fishing a windy point. Three spectator boats have found him. ...

Predawn

Predawn

By Mark Hicks

It's predawn at West Point. The usual controlled chaos is underway. Pros and marshals finding each other, launching boats under a makeshift light powered by a generator, rock and country music...

Chasing VanDam

Chasing VanDam

By Mark Hicks

We spotted Kevin VanDam running up the lake and gave chase. He pulled up to a windy bank and quickly caught two bass that be immediately released. He obviously has his limit.  ...

More washboarding

More washboarding

By Mark Hicks

After another washboard run, we came across Jason Christie fishing a gravel bank on the main lake. When I saw Christie early in the morning on the first day of the tournament, he was cranking fast...

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