More on Ken Duke

3 steps to a tidier boat

Jan 14, 2012

Can't find the bait, tool or line you're looking for even though you know it's somewhere in your boat? The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.

Bass and birds

Jan 14, 2012

Stop staring at that fancy graph and GPS. Sometimes sophisticated electronics have to take a back seat to nature's best anglers.

Stephen Browning on winter cranking

Dec 31, 2011

When the weather's unseasonably warm, bass will move up and feed more. Be there with a crankbait and enjoy some great late season action.

Alabama Rig: Hottest technique in years!

Dec 25, 2011

Paul Elias just caught $100K worth of suspended bass with this rig, and that's just the beginning.

The sky is not falling

Dec 22, 2011

It's been a couple of months since the "new" Alabama Rig gained popularity, and since that time much of the furor surrounding the device has died down, but I'm still shocked at just how divisive the rig continues to be.

Brent Chapman on off-season preparation

Dec 21, 2011

Groucho Marx once said 90 percent of success is just showing up, but he wasn't a tournament angler.

Jill Hibdon, ex-wife of Classic champ, killed in car accident

Dec 9, 2011

As part of one of fishing's most famous families, Jill Hibdon was wife of one Classic champ, daughter-in-law to another and mother of a Junior champion.

Jack Wingate dead at 82

Dec 8, 2011

Whether it was guiding, his restaurant, his summer camp or his passion for his home waters, Jack Wingate was Lake Seminole to generations of anglers.


Dec 8, 2011

I can't tell you how excited I am to have a blog. I'm looking forward to sharing my thoughts, tips, tricks and insights with B.A.S.S. fans around the world.

Bet you didn't know this about the 2012 Classic!

Nov 27, 2011

Sure, everyone knows the first champion and the guys who have gone back-to-back, but how much do you really know about the 2012 Classic?