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.
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.
While covering the 2008 Bassmaster Classic DB finds himself surrounded by the sports youngest fans.
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.
Learning curves are all part of covering his first Classic. Don finds out that media days are not held inside a locker room, and the questions anglers really want to be asked.
It's Practice Day for the 50 Elite anglers. That's what the PR people are calling it in the hand out they gave me when I stumbled upon the media center while out hunting for something to eat.
It's the people inside the outside that makes the outdoors great, and I want to thank them publicly for the gift they have given me, this year of writing about the outdoors.
I was sitting on a couch once with a werewolf when she asked me, "Do you get out much." Actually, to be honest, she was sitting on the couch, I was sitting on a ¾-inch RCA TV tape deck with my finger on the record button.
Catching a fish is catching a fish. But when your fishing buddy falls out of the boat doing it, now that's a story. I'm an outdoor writer that writes about your father putting his arm across your shoulder, what you saw in the campfire smoke — the legend, not the hunt
This here is an open email to one of the bosses that still talks to me at Bassmaster, Dave Precht, and since I don't get paid to write e-mails, but do get direct deposit cash to write blogs, consider this a blog.