Lee Sisson

Fishermen: Are they athletes?

May 13, 2013

Webster defines an athlete as "a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina."

Old School Baits

Apr 28, 2013

Look in almost any successful angler’s boat and you'll find a select group of well-fished old lures squirreled away in some special place.

The most important tip ... ever!

Apr 15, 2013

I walked past Todd Faircloth’s trailer and saw him sitting on the floor.

What makes crankbaits "tick"?

Apr 8, 2013

Ask 10 Bassmaster Elite Series anglers a question and you’ll get 12 different answers. Sound in crankbaits is no different.

Line size matters

Apr 1, 2013

One question I get a lot is, "What size line should I use when I'm crankbaiting?" My answer is always the same whether we're talking about crankbaiting or flipping or spinnerbaiting or anything else.

A different take on "search" baits

Mar 24, 2013

Search baits are about a lot more than just covering water.

Crankbaits 101

Mar 18, 2013

Do you know the ABCs of crankbaiting? It may be time for a refresher course from the man who's designed some of the best baits ever created.

The Big Time

Mar 11, 2013

For me, getting hired by Jim Bagley was my entry to the "big time."

Return of Dr. Crankenstein

Mar 4, 2013

I was a bass fisherman long before I was a lure designer. I built lures to fill a need or to do something that nothing else on the market could do.