Topics: Florida

Sailfish and salt

Dec 8, 2010

I just got in from my second day of sailfishing off the Florida coast. I can hardly express how much fun I had out there. I caught three or four — my first sailfish ever — and are they ever tough fighters

Bass Fishing Hall of Fame to Induct Three

Dec 6, 2010

Long-time pro anglers Guy Eaker and Ken Cook, along with respected journalist Dave Precht, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame this coming February when they are officially inducted.

Dave Mercer Elite emcee

Dec 2, 2010

There will be a new mouthpiece of the Bassmaster Elite Series, B.A.S.S. announced today. Starting with the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans (Feb. 18-20), popular television personality Dave Mercer will control the microphone as contenders weigh fish for the world championship title. Mercer also will emcee all Elite Series events for 2011.

Learn to cast

Dec 1, 2010

I'm not saying I'm the best caster around — far from it. I am saying that casting accuracy is a skill that's more important than many anglers realize.

Shaw Grigsby: Spinning gear

Nov 24, 2010

Shaw Grigsby gives tips on overcoming the spinning gear stigma.

Sunshine and warm weather

Nov 24, 2010

I don't claim to be a Florida expert. At the same time, though, I have had as much or more success here than anywhere else I've ever fished, and I'm telling you Florida is a great place to thaw out this winter and catch some bass at the same time.

A Thanksgiving Story

Nov 23, 2010

I couldn't drive, I had to park, and all I could do was to listen to the child who had been blown up in the desert, and who told an old disbelieving guy that he was going to fish someday, that he was going to fish tournaments, and that he was going to win. And then, did just that.

2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens schedule

Nov 18, 2010

2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens, which will conclude with each event's final-day weigh-in at select Bass Pro Shops locations. The popular Open tournament structure will again feature three qualifying series in a Southern, Central and Northern Division.

B.A.S.S.'s sales department gets new leader

Nov 16, 2010

Joe Higgins, a veteran sales executive for several major media organizations, as its Senior Director/Sales, effective Dec. 6.

Largemouth bass virus fact sheet

Nov 16, 2010

Largemouth bass virus (LMBV) fact sheet