2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 – Lake Erie – Final

Caught a couple keepers, but just threw them back rather than drag them thru the weighin. My co-angler, Jeff, caught 3 for 12+, all on a tube. I hooked about 3, but all jumped off. Horrible execution today, need to get that out of my system. Heading off for a belated birthday dinner, and forget this poor tournament! I got one more chance to make the Classic, in a couple of weeks at Oneida, that lake owes me...

2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 – Lake Erie – Day 1

Oops! Went east today with a NW wind, not good. Fished in 6 footers for 4 hours, then headed back to the bays to fish for largemouths. They didn’t bite either! Caught 3 bass all day, only 1 kept. The best bite seemed to be in Canada, and I never got a Canadian license, a recipe for disaster. Fish around tomorrow, then head to Michigan for a Bassmaster “Day on the Lake article”. Believe me, this is not the same lake as I was on last...

2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 – Lake Erie – Prefish

I’m fixed and back on the water, but only caught 1 smallie all day! This side really does suck compared to Buffalo! I did catch 100lbs of drum and catfish, but that was it. It’s supposed to blow tomorrow on my b-day, so I might just hang out with the family and just wing it on tournament day. Not too much confidence left to lose…