By Dan Ralph, The Canadian Press on July 7, 2021.
Individually, Chris Johnston and his older brother, Cory, are serious contenders on the Bassmaster Elite Series circuit.
Together, the Canadians are even tougher to beat.
The Johnstons have fished four team events this season — three in Ontario, another in the U.S. — winning two. They captured the Sturgeon Bay Open bass tournament on Lake Michigan in May for the third time before winning a Competitive Sport Fishing League (CSFL) event on Balsam Lake in southern Ontario last month.
That’s over and above competing in eight Elite Series events this year in the U.S., including the prestigious US$1-million Bassmaster Classic at Lake Ray Roberts in Fort Worth, Texas, last month.
Certainly, team competitions add to an already busy fishing schedule. But Chris Johnston always welcomes an opportunity to join forces with…