Every few years seem to bring rumors of a hot new bass lake with awesome action. Such is the case once again with the recent opening of Lake Picachos near Mazatlan on Mexico’s west coast.
Power fishing and pitching are driving the need for speed in the reel industry. We're currently about maxed out on reel speed due to technology restrictions, but the sky may be the limit soon.
ICAST is the annual gathering of everyone who's anyone in the fishing industry. Surely, a lot of work is done at this show. But there's also a lot of goofing off, selfie-taking and posing going on. And no matter how many years you've been working in fishing, it's still cool to get your photo taken with legends like Bill Dance and Jimmy Houston.
I thought it would be fun to tell a little story about the years I fished the Bass'n Gal circuit.
BASSfest begins on Lake Chickamauga in a few days, and it’s been many years since B.A.S.S. has visited the fishery. But between 1985 and 1991, we hosted five tournaments there, including the 1986 Bassmaster Classic. Some of the biggest veterans of the sport won these events; here’s how they did it.
As I write this, it’s 7:30 a.m. Sunday, May 18, the final day of what has been an incredible Elite Series event on Lake Dardanelle in Arkansas.
Patience and taking things one step at a time have been keys to success for this young Tennessee pro.
Gary Klein earned the status of legend, has long been a personal hero to me and now I'm proud to call him a friend.
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.
Remembering the best single-day weight in B.A.S.S. tournament history