Topics: Kevin VanDam

Bigger/lighter spinning reels are better

Jul 20, 2012

I’ve always preferred larger spinning reels than most anglers. While the majority use the “30” size

‘Dream’ week at ICAST

Jul 13, 2012

I’ve spent the last few days at the tackle trade show in Orlando talking to buyers and media from around the world about my sponsors’ new products for 2013. One item that’s getting a lot of attention is the Strike King Dream Shot, a 4-inch soft plastic drop-shot that my nephew Jonathon used to win the Green Bay Challenge two weeks ago. Strike King is one of the few lure companies that  puts prototype lures in the hands of their pro staff for testing before releasing them to the public.

Green Bay was full of surprises

Jul 6, 2012

I’ve been fishing for smallmouth bass for 30-plus years, yet I’m amazed how they can have different, little idiosyncrasies within the same region. Lake Michigan and the Green Bay Challenge served yet another example. I’ve fished Traverse Bay on the eastern side of the lake for years, yet the smallmouth don’t react the same. The weather in Green Bay also threw us a surprise.

Looking beyond Green Bay

Jun 29, 2012

Man, am I looking forward to the next couple of weeks. I'm looking forward to spending Fourth of Jul

KVD on Green Bay DNR ruling

Jun 25, 2012

Man, these Wisconsin fans are something else. On Day One of the Mississippi River Rumble in La Cross

Lions event a huge success

Jun 15, 2012

No matter what you do in life, hard work and attention to details will reward you with positive resu

Wishin’ for Michigan fishin’

Jun 8, 2012

I know this may sound crazy since I’m fishing an Elite Series event this week on Toledo Bend, La., o

An interesting June schedule

Jun 1, 2012

Off we go again, headed to Toledo Bend for the next Elite Series event in a very busy month of tourn

A whirlwind week

May 25, 2012

What a week I’ve had.

Getting your crankbait deep

May 18, 2012

The last Elite Series tournament on Douglas Lake opened a lot of anglers’ eyes to the effectiveness

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