Local knowledge can be a blessing and a curse. For Gene Bishop, it was both. Fishing the BASS Open on Ross Barnett, his home lake, Bishop tried to use his local knowledge to find an untapped offshore pattern. But after a mediocre first day, he scrapped that plan for another local go-to: fishing a Barnett
Gene Bishop, Jr
This chart represents the points earned for each of the 16 events Gene has participated in over the past 24 months.
Gene is averaging 520.25 points per event over the past 24 months and 519.453 points per event over the past 12 months, for a generally unchanged trend.
Trends: Our trend feature compares an angler's average points from the prior 24 months to the average points from the prior 12 months to establish whether the angler's recent performance exceeds or falls behind that of a longer span. If the recent average is within 2.5% of the average for the longer period, we consider the angler's performance to be steady, as indicated by an almost equals to sign.