More on Dee Thomas

Beatdown (and a sort-of history of flippin')

Nov 22, 2013

On January 28, 1977, Dave Gliebe of won the American Bass Fisherman Hurst Open on Lake Okeechobee. You may remember Gliebe as one of the original Bassmaster Elite Series anglers in 2006, but I remember him from much further back.

One hit wonders

Feb 15, 2013

You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's greatest championship. These anglers did it even though they were one and done.

Trimming jig and spinnerbait skirts

Jul 26, 2012

Do you trim your jig or spinnerbait skirts? If you don't, you might be costing yourself fish.

Flippin' technique introduced at Bull Shoals

Apr 22, 2012

The flippin' technique was born on the California Delta but was introduced to the rest of the world when its inventor, Dee Thomas, won the 1975 Arkansas Invitational on Bull Shoals Reservoir. It was the first BASS event ever held on Bull Shoals.

Looking Back: History of Bull Shoals

Apr 20, 2012

This year's Elite event marks B.A.S.S.' seventh professional tournament on Bull Shoals Reservoir.

Spinnerbaits: The blade's the thing

Apr 16, 2012

In the early 1970s, Steve Porter realized that bigger spinnerbait blades would better mimic the big baitfish lunker bass wanted. He changed the way we think of spinnerbaits today.

2012 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule photo gallery

Aug 30, 2011

It’s the seventh year for the Elite Series competitive bass fishing circuit, and with it comes seven premium venues for the world’s top professional anglers ... plus one “Mystery Lake.”

Scroggins on flipping and pitching

Feb 3, 2011

BASS Signature Series Terry Scroggins on flipping and pitching matted vegetation

Jim Eakins on finesse flipping

Feb 3, 2011

BASS Signature Series: Jim Eakins on finesse flipping and Pitching

Denny Brauer: The Importance of Rod Handles

Jan 21, 2011

Denny Brauer's tips on rod handles.

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