Topics: Cincinnati

The Bump Man

Sep 30, 2014

To be the "bump man” is arguably the most humiliating position in our sport.

The first swimbait

Sep 18, 2013

In today's tackle market, anglers have access to all types of swimbaits ... hundreds, in fact. Some are molded from plastics; others are crafted from wood; still others combine these materials — all to form an artificial lure that can swim through the water like a live baitfish. They obviously sell well, as virtually every tackle outlet on the planet offers them. The reason? Swimbaits catch fish!

Road warriors

May 15, 2013

When you travel as much as I do, having a partner (or partners) to share time with is a major plus — kind of like a support group on wheels.

Jamie Horton: When the whistle blows

Jun 28, 2012

B.A.S.S. writer Don Barone salutes the work ethic of anglers like Elite Series pro Jamie Horton, who hold down full-time jobs while simultaneously pursuing their professional angling dreams.

On the road again

Mar 2, 2011

When you read this, I'll be on the road again headed toward Florida for the start of the Elite season. I can't wait.

Fun at sport shows

Jan 18, 2011

I spent last weekend working sport shows in Novi, Mich. (near Detroit), and in Cincinnati.

Time to go back to work

Jan 11, 2011

My busy schedule begins now and will take me right into February's Bassmaster Classic.

In between boats

Aug 10, 2010

For the last few weeks I've been in between boats, and it's occurred to me that one of the most important decisions you can make is what boat you buy and where you buy it from.

Green shoots

Mar 3, 2010

I was at the Bass Pro Shops in Cincinnati and a couple of other tackle shops in the Midwest on behalf of Venom Lures. The crowds were extraordinary.

Day 1 disappointment

Feb 19, 2010

Day 1 of the Classic is over, and I've got to tell you, I'm disappointed. Honestly, 6-12 is not what I was on in practice.

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