Hannon came to prominence in the bass fishing world as a fishing guide who caught more than 800 bass weighing better than 10 pounds.
When the month of May rolls around each year, the project I remember most is the B.A.S.S. Times feature I did with Tim Tucker — "Senko De Mayo."
History can get murky. Here's the real scoop on the Okeechobee Big-Blade spinnerbait.
Entire river systems were dammed, forming a series of newly flooded impoundments where fish populations flourished.
I attended my first Classic in 2002, the year Jay Yelas won the event on Lay Lake by swimming a jig around shallow shoreline cover. Because it was a new experience for me, a newspaper journalist covering it for my paper's sports section, everything seemed significant. I loved seeing the anglers enter the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex arena as their favorite song blared over the loudspeakers.
Small boats are perfect for small shallow areas and relaxing fishing.
February 16, five men were inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. The event was held in conjunction with the 2010 Bassmaster Classic, three days before the event.
Bass Fishing Hall of Fame to add 5 more anglers