When choosing a spinning reel Reese says the most important consideration is the drag. The gear ratio and ball bearing count are secondary. "The drag is everything on a spinning reel.
"Too many anglers worry about materials, mechanics and names. Those things are important but the ultimate standard is to choose a rod that performs the task at hand properly."
After the success of his country music debut with the song "Fisherman," Elite Series pro Casey Ashley, 24, of Donalds, S.C., is now making his country music video debut.
The standings changed every day, and especially in the final round, as David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., weighed in a three-day catch of 48 pounds, 6 ounces and became the 23rd Classic champion.
At the rate Kevin VanDam is going he should be able to break even the most historic bass fishing records.
Going fishing could make you a millionaire. This article tells you how many millionaires are competing for the 2009 Bassmaster Angler of the Year award.
Most Classic fans know about the 10 pounds rule, but if you don't here it is: Each Classic competitor is allowed just 10 pounds of terminal tackle in the boat with him. That includes lures, sinkers, hooks and the like.
One number that may haunt Martin is 25. That's how many times he qualified to fish the Bassmaster Classic and how many times he didn't win it.
In fact, Paul Chamblee may have been the best professional angler who never won a BASS event. He was that good.
If an athlete has set any records, you remember him and his golden number. This is about Rick Clunn's.