Topics: Kevin VanDam

Getting your crankbait deep

May 18, 2012

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

Bassin’ with an NFL flavor

May 11, 2012

While taking a short break between Elite tournaments, my wife Sherry and I have been busy working on the Detroit Lions/Kevin VanDam Charity Bass Tournament coming up in June.

Douglas Lake: Targeting spawning shad

May 4, 2012

Except for a handful of guys who busted big bags on Day One, Douglas Lake has left me and a lot of others scratching our heads.

Bull Shoals: A lesson learned

Apr 27, 2012

As frustrating as the TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals was for me, I learned some valuable lessons. I really thought I’d do a lot better but I got caught in the “pre-conceived notion” trap.

Keeping the faith at Bull Shoals

Apr 20, 2012

This week’s Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Bull Shoals is the kind that tests your patience, your wit and your inner strength.

Boning up at Table Rock

Apr 13, 2012

I’ve spent some enjoyable days bass fishing on Table Rock Lake the past week prior to heading to Bull Shoals for our next Bassmaster Elite event.

R&R with an eye on Bull Shoals

Apr 6, 2012

It’s not often that I get “vacation time” during the Elite Series season, but the schedule worked out well this year.

A fun Florida experience

Mar 30, 2012

It’s good to be home for a few days after an enjoyable kick-off to the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series season in Florida.

Fish what you have, not what you want

Mar 23, 2012

It's easy to wish conditions were different, but far more productive to fish the conditions you're actually facing.

St. Johns: Lookin’ at freakazoids!

Mar 16, 2012

I didn’t get off to a great start on Day One (43rd place with 12 pounds, 12 ounces), but I’m hardly out of it. I’m around enough big fish to still make a run at this.