John Crews would have rather spent the third day of last weekend’s Bassmaster Classic fishing on Louisiana’s Red River Delta.
But, after just missing the cut for the final day, the professional fisherman from Salem had a pretty good fallback plan.
Crews spent Sunday at the big expo held in conjunction with the show, working at a retailer’s booth and spreading the word about his new line of fishing lures.
Crews recently launched Missile Baits, a play on the nickname given to him years ago by fishing mentor Rick Hawkins.
To read the rest of Roanoke Times outdoors editor Mark Taylor’s story from today’s paper, click here.