Topics: Don Barone

Elite anglers: The blue-collar work ethic

Mar 20, 2012

I have been referring to me and my 2012 Elite Series roommates — Paul Elias and Shaw Grigsby — as the Grumpy Old Men but that's not entirely true ...

KVD vs. db: The moment

Mar 16, 2012

Kevin VanDam has agreed to compete in a triathlon of sorts -- billiards, bowling and darts -- with outdoor writer Don Barone.

B.A.S.S. 101

Mar 12, 2012

They came, the future of B.A.S.S., toes tapping and bodies racing, to one of their first big exams.

Someday comes

Mar 5, 2012

Almost out of fishing, Greg Vinson's someday comes as he competed for the Classic title.

Classic: The other side of the spotlight

Feb 26, 2012

Today, as the arena lights come up, as the confetti falls, as the man on stage hoists the biggest trophy of this sport above his head, as all that happens and you rise clapping to your feet, do this for me ...

Answer The Bell

Feb 24, 2012

"This is the moment! This is the day, When I send all my doubts and demons On their way … "   Dateline: Ding … Enough with the hoopla. Enough, ALREADY, with the jacket and tie stuff. Your chicken dinner banquets are over. All that is left is the headlight lit darkened launch ramp, tomorrow's sunrise, the national anthem and then just this: 06:59:58. 06:59:59 Go.

PeeWee

Feb 23, 2012

Saying PeeWee is enough to identify the man whose 26 years behind the B.A.S.S. center stage comes to an end.

The Accomplish Gene

Feb 17, 2012

Barone gets down to finding out not what's left for KVD to accomplish, but what there is he wants to accomplish.

Goodbye Sweet Evi

Jan 10, 2012

The infant daughter of Elite angler Byron Haseotes and his wife Tiffany died in early January 2012.

The Why behind Kevin

Dec 22, 2011

How KVD does it has been discussed, but db digs into the Why.

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