In 2007, Alabama angler Boyd Duckett busted the myth that a Bassmaster Classic can't be won at home. So, thanks to Duckett, no one can hang that old "home-state curse" on 2011 Classic qualifier Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La.
Open letter to Connecticut legislators from B.A.S.S.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.
Elite Series pro angler Tim Horton's Fishing For Kids charity let's the kids have All the FUN.
Uncle Ray's Potato Chips are proud to announce Bassmaster Elite Series professional angler Jeff Kriet has signed on as the spokesperson of the company. Kriet will display Uncle Ray's branding as the primary image on his boat wrap for the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series. This relationship marks Uncle Ray's first foray into the sport of bass fishing.
Berkley and Abu Garcia have signed Brandon Palaniuk, the young champ of the 2010 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship who exercised his option to join the 2011 Elite Series.
It can be a true test of character when a day of fishing turns into a day of watching as the angler you are sharing a boat with sets the hook time and again while you remain fishless. At some point, all bass anglers experience this frustration. How you deal with it can be the difference between a depressing day on the water and a successful trip for both anglers.
Whether you're a once-a-week bass angler or a full-time touring pro, there never seems to be enough time on the water to get everything done. The end of the day comes and you wish you had time for just a few more casts. But wishing doesn't make the clock move slower.
Fine Tuning During the Offseason with Grant Goldbeck
Every human is born with survival instincts that are heightened and developed over time. For the professional bass angler, it's no different. While the bass pro's fishing instincts may not spell the difference between life and death, it can spell the difference between cashing a check and going home empty handed at the conclusion of a tournament.