Pete Robbins

Bass fishing lessons for the ages

Mar 5, 2013

On the first day of practice for the 2007 Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on the California Delta, I hopped into the boat of world-beater Kevin VanDam.

Epic fails

Feb 18, 2013

A tournament angler’s stock in trade is looking forward. Reminiscing about lost fish and lost opportunities doesn’t affect the scale one iota.

Seeing into the future

Feb 7, 2013

When did the modern era of professional bass fishing begin?

Many firsts for Maine's Carter

Jan 28, 2013

When 30-year-old aspiring bass pro Jonathan Carter launches his Bass Cat on the first day of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, he’ll be breaking new ground.

My brother's keeper

Jan 22, 2013

Unless Chris Lane wins the upcoming Bassmaster Classic, the next few weeks mark the end of his year in the sun.

KVD's most important fish

Jan 10, 2013

I’m sure that if you asked Kevin VanDam to name the single most important fish of his B.A.S.S. career, he’d have a hard time nailing it down.

Farewell to a Nebraska Bricklayer

Jan 4, 2013

When the Elites kick off the this year at the Sabine River, Denny Brauer will also likely be in Texas, but at his new home in Del Rio rather than in the town of Orange.

How can we honor Newtown?

Dec 21, 2012

Elite Series angler Timmy Horton has issued a challenge to his fellow competitors.

Voice of the fan

Dec 14, 2012

Welcome to my little slice of the Bassmaster.com website. It’s an honor to do the old look-up, look-down and see that my column is sandwiched in between the likes of KVD, Ike, Brent Chapman and Ken Duke.

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