Randy Howell is fishing Oneida for a variety of reasons, the first being able to catch quality smallmouth bass.
Sep 22, 2011 – SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Alabama native Randy Howell hadn’t fished the two previous Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Opens. So what was he doing all the way north at Oneida Lake this week?
“That right there,” Howell said, as he opened his bag in the weigh-in line to reveal a limit of five smallmouth bass.
The 38-year-old Springville, Ala., resident already has a Bassmaster Classic berth wrapped up with his 13th-place finish in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year standings this year. And since he hadn’t fished the previous Northern Opens, he couldn’t double qualify with a win here. Complete Story