Don Barone


Sep 20, 2008

With a breeze, the flag unfurled, and some of the Iraqi sands it once flew above floated over Clarks Hill Lake during this, the sunrise of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. I watched as the wounded warrior on the bass boat held the flag high into the wind.

'Can I see some ID?'

Sep 19, 2008

Allow me to tell you what happens when your assignment is pretty much to just "hang around" and write about "whatever."

KVD & the caveman

Jun 9, 2008

David "Happy" White, a guy who needs 15 letters to be known, was about to fix something for 3-letter KVD that he had NEVER fixed before.

Bass Babies

Jun 9, 2008

I'm going to a Baby Shower. It's a celebration of two new faces about to arrive, a baby shower for Julia Kennedy and Jennifer Lowen.

Life, luck & P.J.

Jun 8, 2008

From the tournament stage, straight to his truck, Paul Hirosky headed north to be with his wife and baby boy. Baby Paul Joseph Hirosky was two months premature.

Through the wringer

Jun 7, 2008

This maybe the greatest invention in the world. You bring stinky clothes to a stranger, the stranger gives them back to you un-stunk and folded. Magic.

Catfish and Bowman

May 28, 2008

whenever a boss talks to me I point my eyes their way, bite my lip, and pull at various clothes and appendages. I squirm too.

A Connecticut Yankee In Ray Scott's Court

Mar 20, 2008

Slightly unprepared for the cold and wind DB covers the Classic for the first time ever on the water. Exposed to the elements, Don is humbled by the dedication and determination of the Classic anglers.


Feb 24, 2008

While covering the 2008 Bassmaster Classic DB finds himself surrounded by the sports youngest fans.

Down Yonder to that UFO

Feb 23, 2008

Heavy fog and a messed up fast food order can't keep DB from covering the WBT. Don watches as 12 of the best female anglers prepare for launch.