More on Bill Dance

The best who never won a Classic

Feb 17, 2013

For every Rayo Breckenridge, Jack Hains or Jack Chancellor (who all won a Classic yet are mostly unknown to young fans), there's a Roland Martin, Bill Dance or Jimmy Houston who have earned almost all the accolades but never picked up the big hardware.

Behind the scenes of a commercial

Feb 8, 2013

I just returned from Charlotte where Bill Dance, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart and I finished filming more of those humorous Bass Pro Shops commercials that will air nationwide later this year.

Lanier may lap the field

Feb 1, 2013

Daniel Lanier's 9-pound, 4-ounce lead at the end of Day 1 on the Kissimmee Chain is the biggest I can recall. To find a bigger gap you have to go back to a 10-bass or even 15-bass limit.

World's greatest fishing hole

Jan 11, 2013

Remembering the best single-day weight in B.A.S.S. tournament history

Pro angler websites

Dec 19, 2012

Nowadays, anglers at just about every level of the game have a web presence. I guess it's a validation of sorts, or perhaps a way to be recognized.

McKinnis toasted by Dance

Oct 11, 2012

Close friend Bill Dance toasts B.A.S.S. owner Jerry McKinnis over his new award.

Bill Dance hooks a monster

Sep 27, 2012

Fishing legend almost set a state record this week.

Angler of the Year winners

Aug 27, 2012

Throughout the years many anglers have earned the respected title 'Angler of the Year,' but only a select few have held it more than once.

Three decades on the trail

Aug 16, 2012

Long-time B.A.S.S. member takes passion for competitive bass fishing to another level.

Ultimate guide to AOY in pictures

Aug 2, 2012

The race is on, but the end is in sight. There's just one more Elite event left in 2012, and it looks like we'll be crowning a brand new champion. Here are the past winners and a look at the anglers who still have a chance to win this year.

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