Brent Chapman

On the water ethics

Jul 23, 2014

For those of you who watched the The Bassmasters television show that covered BASSfest from Lake Chickamauga, you’ll have seen the KVD vs. Ike mini-confrontation. While I wasn’t involved, nor do I know all the details to comment on it directly, it did give me the idea for this column.

There are always some bass in the shallows

Jul 3, 2014

Shallow fish are much more predictable than deep fish. They are also easier to pattern.

The mental game of fishing

May 29, 2014

In bass fishing, bad decisions seem to be contagious. When you make one you seem to make many more.

Postspawn creeks

May 16, 2014

While offshore fishing can be really good right now, I find myself looking to the backs of creeks.

Do as I say, not as I do

May 8, 2014

At Toledo Bend, I ignored my own advice and it cost me.

Fishing memories to last a lifetime

Apr 24, 2014

There's no guarantee that the people we love will always be around to enjoy, but our memories will be.

Change with the fish

Apr 11, 2014

The fish change with the weather, and it's important that we change with them. When things aren't going as we expect, we need to change, too.

Hey rookies, these guys are good!

Mar 27, 2014

Elite rookies, it can tough out here! Don't forget the important things.

A new perspective

Mar 10, 2014

Someone once told me that if I wanted to fish in the Bassmaster Classic, I should go to one and experience it as a fan.

G stands for "gracious in defeat"

Mar 6, 2014

Gerald Swindle showed how a man of character can find humor and humility after a very tough day.

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