ONAMIA, Minn. – With the 2022 Bass Pro Tour season drawing to a close at Bally Bet Stage Steven Presented by Minn Kota, the pressure to locate and catch fish on the heralded Mille Lacs Lake is higher than usual. As Mercury Pro Team veteran Skeet Reese points out: “This is it. This is crunch time for a lot of guys.”

Find out what Reese was thinking as practice began at Mille Lacs, and how he expects this world-renowned smallmouth fishery to perform in mid-September in the final Mercury Keys to Victory of the 2022 season.