Despite the dropping air temperatures, this is a great time to be on the water fishing.
A backup plan can be a completely different pattern in a different area or it might be a different technique in the same area.
Fall can be great ... weather permitting.
The Bassmaster Elite Series season has wrapped up, and I have a few down months before I start to prepare for the Bassmaster Classic.
B.A.S.S. just released the 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule, and it looks really good. I'm excited about the opportunity to return to some of my favorite bodies of water and intrigued by a few of the new ones.
Recently I had a chance to spend some time with a young man I met a few years ago at an ICAST show.
As the 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series season comes to a close, I can't help but look back.
Tournament fishing always seems to come down to the final tournament, the final day or the final fish. For me it really comes down to this final tournament to make the Bassmaster Classic.
Randy Howell, Jeff Kriet, Hank Cherry and I had a chance to fish with some fans selected by Livingston Lures in their "Fish with a Pro" contest.
I don't think New York gets enough credit for how good the fisheries are there.