One technique I would love to come into play is a Trick Worm. Starting when the water temperature hits around 60 degrees and bass start showing up in their spawning grounds, a bright-colored Trick Worm fished weightless on top or just below the surface can be a great technique.
B.A.S.S. writer Don Barone salutes the blue collar workers across America, including one that is also an Elite Series pro -- Jared Lintner.
Most everyone has a person who pushed or inspired them, but for Matthew Palmer, it wasn't a who, it was college bass fishing.