Once again, in 2011 outstanding Conservation awards for the best B.A.S.S. will be bestowed by the Berkley Conservation Institute The Institute awards a $2,000 check for the best conservation project and $1,500 in fishing gear to the best angler recruitment/retention project.
At the end of last week, I did a little prefishing on West Point Lake in Georgia. Before then, I had never laid eyes on that lake. So, I did a lot of riding around and a lot of looking as well as a little fishing.
In Wisconsin, for the last two decades or more, bass tournament anglers have been hamstrung by a biologically unjustified regulation that does not permit culling during a bass tournament. But finally there may be a light at the end of that tunnel.
James Niggemeyer tells the story of how he triumphed in the 2009 competition on Toledo Bend in a rare overtime fish-off for first place in the Bassmaster Central Open.
Matt Herren rigs his boat right for shallow water and packs a push pole too. He also recommends that you keep as quiet as possible.
I sat there and watched him eat popcorn. Watched the Hubble Telescope slide across his glasses from left to right, watched various images from deep space start as little dots on his lens, and as the dots grew on the IMAX screen, I saw the galaxies create shadows on his face.
Last week I went to Kentucky Lake and fished in the FLW Everstart series. Word on the street was really surprising as to why I was there. Can you guess my real motive?
Florida's over. It's time to get serious about the rest of the season, and the Alabama Charge on Pickwick Lake is the place to start doing it.
The ink is barely dry on Pure Fishing's purchase of Sebile lures, but the whispers have started already: "There's too much consolidation in this industry," "They'll destroy the brand," "The little guys don't stand a chance anymore," "We need to go back to the old days in the fishing industry, when companies toughed it out, fought back instead of selling out."
With Classic in hand, Tucker would like nothing more than to run the