Don Barone

db: The legacy project

Jan 12, 2015

The passing of Cotton Cordell brought back the memory of a missed interview that haunts Don Barone.

db: Team enjoy

Dec 12, 2014

Don Barone discovers how competition strengthened family bonds during the Team Championship.

db: 310 handshakes

Dec 10, 2014

Don Barone shook the hands of every competitor of the Team Championship. Here are some of the stories he heard from those encounters.

Team Championship: Why not you

Dec 8, 2014

We have here at the Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship shindig 157 registered teams, 314 anglers from 22 states and one Canadian Province.

A soldier’s Thanksgiving: Brian’s story

Nov 26, 2014

From Afghanistan to New York's Oneida Lake, one angler gives thanks for bass tournament fishing this holiday.

Fishin' in the desert

Nov 7, 2014

Don Barone speaks to two men who faced adversity and fought through it to end up exactly where they wanted to be.

The pool man and the Afrikaners

Nov 5, 2014

Among the many flags at the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship this week, Don Barone meets some South Africans who found new friends and a new place to love.

Chasing little green animals

Sep 26, 2014

Don Barone talks to Canadians competing in the Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional. One of them can hear crawdads scurry.

The Escanaba Wind

Sep 22, 2014

The Escanaba Wind may have cancelled three days of the AOY Championship, but it also brought a gift: time.

The quiet one: Todd Faircloth

Sep 19, 2014

It is the quiet ones who have the most to say.