Jason Christie

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.

Christie: Fish tales from BASSfest

Jun 11, 2015

BASSfest, as a whole, was a very enjoyable event for me and probably the biggest thing for me was the one-on-one interaction with fans.

Christie: It's time to find offshore fish

Jun 3, 2015

It’s not the Bassmaster Classic, but this week’s BASSfest on Kentucky Lake has kind of a mini Classic feel.

Christie: Takeaways from Texas

May 28, 2015

BASSfest will be the official transition from the shallow events the first half of the season, to deep, summer fishing.

Christie: How to practice for tournaments

May 21, 2015

I think the biggest thing that determines my overall approach to practice is the tournament format – is it a multi-day event or a single-day shootout?