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Nick goes All In

Posted by admin on September 7, 2012

Nick_Blake_1207_200.jpgNot too long ago, Blake Nick was just another guy in a hard hat on the floor at the U.S. Steel plant in Birmingham, Ala.

Every day, he’d come face to face with thousands of pounds of molten iron that would eventually be turned into steel. He was one of the grunts who injected different alloys into the iron to make the steel a certain strength. There aren’t many harder ways to make a living.

He’d fish when he could – on off days or at night. The rotating-shift schedule didn’t allow for much in the way of tournament fishing. Eventually, he left the steel mill and started his own excavation business with the hopes he’d have more flexibility to be on the water more. >>> read more