|A bass boat screams up the Kanawha River in Charleston in another recent bass fishing tournament. The Kanawha is starting to attract more and more bass fishing events with improved facilities. . Photo: WV Bass Federation/Shannon Burkley|
Bass boats will start rolling into
The tournament trail, based as a non-profit Christian ministry, marks its tenth year in 2010, but the first time it’s staged a major event on
"We’ve never been to
The Fishers of Men anglers operate in a team of two and 250 have qualified to fish the regional event. The
The region spans from the Carolinas all the way to
"We don’t expect anybody to go out there and catch 30-pounds a day," Odom said. "It’s a fair competition on a body of water that will challenge these anglers. We have some of the best amateur anglers from up and down the east coast and somebody it going to walk away with a brand new Triton Bass Boat–so it is what it is."
The Fishers of Men organization was particularly impressed with the
"We really like the set up," Odom said. "It’s going to be one of the neatest weigh-in setups we’ve ever had."
The anglers will be allowed three days of practice on the river before competition begins on Friday. They’ll launch out of the C-and-P Ramp site and the ramp at