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 ...
Kevin VanDam has agreed to compete in a triathlon of sorts -- billiards, bowling and darts -- with outdoor writer Don Barone.
They came, the future of B.A.S.S., toes tapping and bodies racing, to one of their first big exams.
Almost out of fishing, Greg Vinson's someday comes as he competed for the Classic title.
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 ...
"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.
Saying PeeWee is enough to identify the man whose 26 years behind the B.A.S.S. center stage comes to an end.
Barone gets down to finding out not what's left for KVD to accomplish, but what there is he wants to accomplish.
The infant daughter of Elite angler Byron Haseotes and his wife Tiffany died in early January 2012.
How KVD does it has been discussed, but db digs into the Why.