Topics: Alton Jones

'Back' to it

Jul 26, 2013

Preparing for these last two events is a lot more extensive than for any of the previous six tournaments this season. That's because we're changing gears.

A bass pro looks at 50

Jul 18, 2013

Turning 50 is a landmark of sorts, and it's given me a reason to contemplate what it means for me as a professional angler to reach that age.

Owners and rookies

Jun 13, 2013

I've been fishing professionally for a long time, and I'm a couple of decades past my rookie season, but that doesn't mean I don't have an eye on the new guys in the Elite Series.

Coaches, chiggers and confounding fishing

Jun 6, 2013

I want to thank everyone who posted a chigger remedy in response to my last column. The itching and irritation is much better now.

Itching to get on the water

May 31, 2013

I've finally found the middle ground between my fishing and my work for sponsors, and it's right in my backyard.

A heavy, hopeful heart

May 23, 2013

I hope everyone reading this will find a way to reach out to those who have suffered so much recently.

Momentum and R&R

May 16, 2013

I believe momentum can be really strong in bass fishing, and I'm excited to have some as we enter the final three events.

More than "just" practice

May 9, 2013

One of the questions I get a lot from fans and casual anglers is how I go about practicing for a tournament and what my goals are in preparing for an event.

Doves and a bad day on Falcon

Aug 1, 2012

Like I said last week, I was down at Falcon Lake this past weekend, and it was a little disappointing. Now, catching a 9-pounder is never disappointing, but Falcon just isn’t the same lake that it usually is since it’s been nearly 40 feet low.

Double-digit bass on Falcon

Jul 25, 2012

I usually don’t go to Falcon Lake on the weekends because of the crowd, but I recently had some time and headed down there.

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