Topics: Chicago

Clear-water spinnerbaits

Feb 1, 2013

When I began my career, spinnerbaits were considered tools for stained to muddy water conditions. Sure, there were exceptions. But that was pretty much the norm.

Zona to throw first pitch at White Sox game

Aug 9, 2012

Mark Zona, host of The Bassmasters and Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show, will throw out the first pitch this Saturday when the Chicago White Sox take on the Oakland Athletics.

Comes the cancer

Oct 4, 2011

Through all the warnings, db thought he was writing for YOU, not himself.

'Life experiences' with B.A.S.S. continue

Apr 7, 2011

Jon Stewart shares his life experience with anglers, events, and family as he writes about his history with B.A.S.S. and talks about expectations of new chapters with the new ownership of the company.

Touched by an angel

Feb 25, 2011

Can I talk about something that has nothing to do with bass fishing, but has everything to do with bass fishing? Quite honestly all I can think about is Kevin Oldham, a 34-year-old firefighter from Chicago who is fighting Cancer.

Never stop learning

Sep 30, 2010

We at The Bass University adopted "Never Stop Learning" as our motto because we believe that bass fishing is a never ending educational process. No matter how long we fish, or at what level we fish, we'll never know it all.

Drop shotting is special

Nov 17, 2009

Of all the different techniques and presentations that make up finesse fishing, I consider drop shotting special. It's effective in both shallow and deep water; in clear, stained or dirty water; and in open water or thick cover

Happiness is the Right Truck

Feb 9, 2009

I've been busy lately. I'm working on this from Chicago while I'm headed home. My new boat's waiting for me at my brother's place. I'll pick it up on my way home from the airport. Then I need to get it packed for the Classic and the first couple of Elite Series tournaments.