Anglers who fish for a living rarely get tackle at Christmas because we tend to have everything we need or buy it as we need it. But, I got lucky this year, as a couple of gifts put a smile on my face.
The Bassmaster Classic is a few weeks off, but I've begun tuning up my tackle to get it in tiptop shape.
Watch the entire television broadcast of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
Pro bass fisherman, Kelly Jordon, videos two bucks locked up while hunting on a ranch near Laredo, Texas..
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.