Topics: Kevin VanDam

Holy Toledo! ‘Bend’ has a different look

May 1, 2014

What a difference a couple of years can make. That’s never more evident than what we’re seeing here at Toledo Bend this week.

Add stealth to spring tactics

Apr 25, 2014

‘Tis the season when fish get wary. They’re spawning in some southern states and might even be in the postspawn mode on others. Up north, the ice is leaving and bass are starting to nose around in the shallows.

KVD on sharing knowledge

Apr 18, 2014

This long break between tournaments gives Elite pros a chance to spend quality time with families and work with the public.

Adapting to Table Rock’s quirky bass

Apr 14, 2014

Table Rock Lake continues to amaze me with how quickly the fish can change patterns.

It’s not always about temperature

Apr 4, 2014

With the nation’s spring weather out of kilter due to the brutal winter, it’s natural to assume that seasonal patterns will develop later because of colder water temperatures. However, water temperatures don’t dictate everything.

Bladed jigs are gaining prominence

Mar 28, 2014

Several spring tournaments have revealed a technique that pro anglers have embraced and weekend anglers are starting to discover – fishing bladed jigs in the early prespawn.

Talkin' 'bout practice

Mar 21, 2014

When you're a tournament angler, few things are as important as good preparation, and that includes practice.

Don't beat yourself

Mar 14, 2014

It's easy to let tough fishing or a lost fish ruin your day, but I'm here to tell you that a big part of what separates successful tournament anglers from the ones who don't perform as well as they could is the ability to salvage the bad days, turn them into productive days and move on.

Florida on my mind

Mar 7, 2014

It’s off to Florida this week where all Bassmaster Elite pros are thinking the same thing – I want to kick off the year with a good start.

A true Classic showdown

Mar 3, 2014

With the GEICO Bassmaster Classic behind us, it’s time to focus on Bass Pro Shops Spring Fishing Classics being held around the country starting this weekend.

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