CLINTON, Iowa — Anglers qualified for the 2022 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional at Upper Mississippi River June 29-July 1 will tackle a new section of the river this time around, making for a unique tournament with a lot of question marks.
Fans have watched several Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments, as well as the 2021 B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Regional, launch out of La Crosse, Wis., and compete out of Pools 7, 8 and 9. This year, Nation anglers representing nine Northern states will launch out of Clinton, Iowa, and will have access to Pools 13, 14 and 15.
Even Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Jay Przekurat of Stevens Point, Wis., who has grown up on the more northern portions of the Upper Mississippi River, has not spent much time on these particular pools but knows it will set up similarly to the rest of the river system.
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