Monroe goes wire-to-wire

Fun, frog key for Elite angler's victory on Oneida

Ish Monroe
James Overstreet

AUBURN, N.Y. --   Ish Monroe had a ball on Oneida Lake for the third straight day as he went wire-to-wire for the win of the final 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open.

Monroe rode a hot frog bite and backed it up with a prototype flipping bait to sack 51-2, more than two pounds ahead of runner-up Michael Simonton.

“I tell you what, this feels awesome. I’ve won on all the (B.A.S.S.) levels; an Elite Series event, Federation-level event and now that I’ve won an Open it feels really good,” he said as he clutched his trophy. Complete Story

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