Jason Christie

Christie: Top 20 finish feels like a win

Aug 18, 2015

I didn’t win the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Chesapeake Bay, but with the way practice went, I feel like I won the Super Bowl.

Christie: Staying alert on Chesapeake

Aug 13, 2015

Of all the factors that might influence my performance in the Elite event on Chesapeake Bay, I think one of the biggest will be alertness.

Christie: Learning a hard lesson

Aug 9, 2015

The recent Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the St. Lawrence River didn’t go so well for me, but I can’t blame anyone but myself.

Christie: Getting set for St. Lawrence

Jul 30, 2015

Growing up, we didn’t catch a lot of smallmouth, so I think I’m looking forward to this more as a fisherman than as a tournament angler.

Christie: Trying out new products

Jul 22, 2015

I think that’s important for all fishermen – try new products and see what fits your style of fishing.

Christie: Beating the baitcaster blues, part 2

Jul 16, 2015

Like any sport, you learn the techniques through practice and repetition, so don’t be too hard on yourself.

Christie: Beating the baitcaster blues, part 1

Jul 9, 2015

Baitcasting reels offer a lot of benefits in terms of casting accuracy, control and efficiency, but any time you use one, you face the potential for a backlash.

Christie: The process of testing prototypes

Jul 2, 2015

Whether it’s a new rod, reel or soft plastic bait, we’re given this unreleased product and asked to put it through the toughest test we can and see if it’s ready for market.

Christie: Bring on the smallmouth fisheries

Jun 25, 2015

I’ll make my tournament decisions based on what I see in practice, but going into the Lake St. Clair and St. Lawrence River events, I’ll have a general game plan off what I plan to throw.

Christie: Why youth fishing programs are important

Jun 19, 2015

Fishing has changed tremendously over the past decade, and now high school and college kids have the opportunity to participate in fishing programs in their schools and universities.