Pete Robbins

Bassmasters TV more real than ever

Jul 9, 2014

Bassmasters show not afraid to show real conflict on the water.

What it means to compete with the Elites

Jun 19, 2014

The recently-concluded BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake provided a window into what “borderless” fishing might look like, with competition featuring the full field of Elite Series pros, a handful of FLW Tour pros and a smattering of self-selecting Open-level guys.

Keith Combs, the once and future King of Texas

May 12, 2014

With his start-to-finish win at this past weekend’s Toyota Texas Bass Classic — bringing his total of TTBC trophies to three — Keith Combs may have established himself as the greatest tour level pro in Texas…ever.

Tough times for Kevin Short

Apr 28, 2014

With an Elite Series event later this week, Kevin and Kerry Short are dealing with the news that their house was seriously damaged by the tornadoes that ravaged Mayflower, Arkansas, on Sunday.

‘Losing it’ with Mark Davis

Apr 14, 2014

This may be sacrilegious for a writer to declare but this year I’m working diligently to remove certain words from my vocabulary. Specifically, I’m trying to limit the use of “lost,” “loser” and “losing” from my articles.

Pete’s guide to the Bassmaster Media Guide

Mar 31, 2014

Just like your grandmama used to look forward to the big Sears Roebuck catalog and your dad used to anxiously await the annual mega-book from Johnny Morris, one of the highlights of my year is the day I obtain the Bassmaster Media Guide.

Edwin’s lament

Mar 3, 2014

The past 12 months was the most productive period of Edwin Evers’ career. The past 12 months was the most painful period of Edwin Evers’ career.

‘Tator Salad: How Classic crowds affect the anglers

Feb 6, 2014

Do you think you can walk on water? If you want to test the principle and come out on top, I suggest that you visit the Guntersville area in late February. They’ve got this little fish derby going on, and I suspect that the boats are going to be packed so tight that you’ll be able to walk from the launch ramp to any competitor’s fishing spot without even getting a toe wet.

Initial thoughts on Cliff’s unlucky break

Jan 27, 2014

I first heard a rumor of Cliff Pace’s injury on Friday evening, and while I took note because the story would be capital-H Huge in our world if it proved to be true, ultimately I decided that it might be the workings of the fertile minds of the bassosphere.

Chad circles back

Jan 9, 2014

As far as many of you are concerned, Chad Morgenthaler’s 2013 season started in December at Lake Okeechobee when he won the Wild Card event and qualified for his first Classic in eight years. As far as I’m concerned, it started in January, also at Okeechobee.

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