More on Jerry Mckinnis

Inside the Elite Series schedule

Sep 30, 2015

Jerry McKinnis is old school. That's how he approaches the Bassmaster Elite schedule.

McKinnis: Archie's handoff to Oliver

Sep 15, 2015

Jerry McKinnis' fishing buddy, Archie, passed on a Monday evening, and the following morning, his next brown weiner dog, Oliver, was born.

Why win and in gone; heading West?

Jul 31, 2015

The top five things from Day 2 of the Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River.

Skeet’s stolen identity, KVD bowfishing

Jun 29, 2015

TNT most likely did some research on the bass fishing world to come up with its storyline of an angler’s murder, but apparently only a little. Very little.

db: McKinnis' book goes beyond fishing

Jun 5, 2015

Jerry and I are sitting at a picnic table when he opens up a box, and hands me a signed copy of his book.

McKinnis shares adventures in new book

May 26, 2015

Jerry McKinnis has spun his yarns into a book, stitching together stories of his life into an autobiography, Bass Fishing, Brown Dogs & Curveballs.

Memoirs detail 78-year adventure of television fishing show pioneer

May 21, 2015

As his hopes of becoming a major league baseball pitcher began to fade, Jerry McKinnis gave himself over to another passion: fishing. Baseball’s loss was fishing’s gain as McKinnis progressed from local television fishing show host to cable television pioneer to bass fishing icon.

Jerry McKinnis' appearance on David Letterman ... and our own Top 10

May 20, 2015

As David Letterman's show ends, we reminisce about Jerry McKinnis' 1987 appearance on the show, and our fans put together our own Top 10 list.

Card: A family of fishermen

Apr 21, 2015

The memories as a child fishing with my dad, grandpa and brother Jordan are what made me who I am today.

The future of bass fishing coverage

Apr 17, 2015

If you can’t keep up with what’s happening on the water – as it happens – and you have cell phone coverage, then you have no excuse.