Topics: Chris Christian

An argument for aluminum

Oct 30, 2013

Over the course of three days I rediscovered the many advantages smaller boats have over big ones.

Working with the media, part 2

Jul 31, 2013

Anytime I work a promotion, whether it's large or small, I'm approached by young people wanting to know more on how to become a professional angler. And that's good.

Working with the media, Part 1

Jul 17, 2013

An early tournament win got me noticed by a writer and led to a 30-year relationship with the outdoor media.

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.

Bassing through the roof

Mar 4, 2008

Bass will rest under any kind of cover and do not like to be disturbed.

Speed kills

Mar 4, 2008

In this article, you can read Jim Bitter's game plan on a brisk Florida day: to keep the speed quick, get the lure tight to brushtops, dock pilings and laydown logs.

Three slick tricks for thick weeds

Mar 4, 2008

The Florida Everglades has been called "The Sea Of Grass." But, as any angler who has spent time on Florida's other waters can attest, the moniker pretty much applies statewide. In fact, if there is a single defining characteristic to Florida bassing, it is that anglers will spend a considerable amount of time tossing lures to targets that bear a stronger resemblance to a well-manicured lawn than to open water.

Topwater time

Mar 4, 2008

Catching bass by any means is fun. But most anglers will agree that those crashing a topwater plug are as good as it gets. Unfortunately, as many have also discovered, there is a rather narrow window of time when surface baits will be the most effective lure.