After 30 some years in the business of mayhem, you harden to the upside-the-head whacks the universe hands out to humanity — the carnage we call civilization. When it comes to the victims, I tell myself, to escape from the mayhem on my keyboard or that viewed through my lens, that the vic's have had their time, be it long, or not so much, but they have had their time to laugh, to cry, to win, to lose, to be loved or — more importantly — to have loved.
Fishing burnout is a foreign concept to me. I can't even imagine what it would be like. How could you not want to go fishing? What kind of a man would think like that?
I'll be spending this Christmas in Dallas with my parents and sisters and their families which is a tradition. Last year we had a white Christmas here in central Texas, but it's looking like it may be the opposite this year.
Many of you believe Greg Hackney already has everything he could want for Christmas.
The best part of bass fishing for Matt Herren is the thrill of the hunt.
Byron Velvick's Lesson 13 on cold weather swimbait fishing.
I should be starting to focus on the Bassmaster Classic since it's less than two months away. But right now, the holidays take priority. I've been thinking about it, but not in the serious context that I will once we get past the holidays. For now, I'm enjoying the time at home with family, attending Christmas parties and visiting with longtime friends.
The top 5 most memorable events of 2010.
Done fishing for the year? Start planning for next year.This is the season you should be going through all of your tackleboxes, eliminating lures you never throw and touching up those "pet" baits that you know the fish can't resist.