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Despite a rapid decline in weather conditions that dropped Lake Hartwell’s water temperatures nearly 10 degrees and replaced an emerging pre-spawn bite with fish turning tail and heading for the depths, Casey Ashley of Donalds rocked the field of 176 professional competitors after Thursday’s fishing by bringing in a bag of largemouth bass that weighed 21 pounds, 7 ounces.
Bass-fishing enthusiasts in the Upstate have had a lot to get excited about lately. A couple of weeks ago, the announcement was made that the Bassmaster Classic will be returning to Lake Hartwell and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville for the trail’s “Super Bowl of fishing” next spring.
or a sport that defines terms like “french fry” and “hair jig,” the art of fishing is actually quite serious and requires “much focus for big results,” according to longtime fisherman Kyle Keasler of Oakway.