Dave Landahl – BassFIRST)
Josh Bertrand had an off year in 2016. Let’s be honest. It was just one of those years where things didn’t click. He finished in the upper half of the field in Angler of the Year (AOY) points, but failed to make the AOY Championship and the Bassmaster Classic.
So, how does this Arizona pro plan to bounce back from this year? Hard work and learning to slow down.
“I started off the year terribly,” said Bertrand. “Then in the middle of the season, I cashed checks. Then I bombed the last two events. It was not an awful year, but it sure wasn’t what I wanted. Next season, I intend on working hard to fix what went wrong this season.”
“My mega-weakness in bass fishing are tidal waters,” said Bertrand. “We had three of those events this year. I bombed in all three. Add the Mississippi River and I really bombed on those four.
“The main thing I did wrong on the tidal waters and the Mississippi River was fishing way too fast. I’d go an hour without catching a fish and instead of being patient, especially in the tidal systems, I’d race around like a chicken with its head cut off. Read the rest over on BassFIRST >