Mark
Hicks

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Dry spell over

Dry spell over

By Mark Hicks

The dry spell is finally over for McMillan. He snaps his rod up and hooks a bass. It buries in the grass and McMillan has to dig it out by hand. ...

A blessing or a curse

A blessing or a curse

By Mark Hicks

The hydrilla gnats were beginning to show up this morning while it was still calm. Now a nice breeze has kicked up to blow them away. The breeze is a catch 22. It keeps the gnats away, but it makes...

McMillan makes a move

McMillan makes a move

By Mark Hicks

After a long lull, McMillan runs a mile or so to try his luck at another spot. He appears unconcerned. His bigger bass yesterday bit in the afternoon. This was true with several of anglers who made...

Obvious skill

Obvious skill

By Mark Hicks

The skill that Brandon McMillan has with a flipping rod is undeniable. He is pitching a soft plastic creature bait into thick grass beds with 1 1/4- and 1 1/2-ounce bullet sinkers. His lure gently...

Made to run

Made to run

By Mark Hicks

Two of the pro anglers who made the top 12 cut the fish the Bassmaster Southern Open at Lake Seminole are fishing from aluminum boats to run up to Flint River and cast for shoal bass. One of them...

Shooting video

Shooting video

By Mark Hicks

John Searles Sr. shoots videos of the pros as they exit the Earle May Boat Basin through the cut that leads from the basin to the Flint River.

Earle May Boat Basin

Earle May Boat Basin

By Mark Hicks

The Earle May Boat Basin in Bainbridge, Georgia, is a tremendous facility. It has eight boat ramps, a dozen or more docks and ample parking for the largest bass tournaments, such as the Bass Pro...

Boat numbers

Boat numbers

By Mark Hicks

Bill Bade and his co-angler partner Jason Stake, both from Florida, wait for their boat number to be called at the Seminole Bassmaster Open.

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