By Jim Gildea
August 23, 2013
If you’ve ever won a local club tournament or two you may have thought, “How would I do against the pros?” If you really think about it, you already know the answer: not good. Too harsh for you? Well, there’s a reason why they’re called professionals.
Here in the Northeast, there’s a tradition of local anglers competing successfully against the top pros on Lake Champlain. But when we travel down south and fish against locals and pros down there, the list of successful anglers gets a lot shorter.