Topics: Kevin VanDam

KVD: Put some swing in your plastics

May 29, 2015

I’ve made a good living fishing big crankbaits and Texas rigged worms during the summer, but in the past couple years I’ve added another valuable tool to my arsenal – the swing head jig.

KVD: Adjusting for really big fish

May 22, 2015

Bass fishing is about making adjustments to various conditions that confront an angler throughout the day.

KVD: Fishing high water patterns

May 15, 2015

With the spawning season fading throughout most of the Southern states, heavy rains and flooding conditions have opened a different set of opportunities for anglers.

KVD: Adjusting to California ways

May 1, 2015

The trip to this week’s Sacramento River Elite event serves as a reminder of what fellow Elite Anglers who live out here must endure.

KVD: The pitfalls of previous experience

Apr 17, 2015

There are times when knowing a lot about a lake can work to your advantage, but there are others when it can work against you.

KVD: Protect the Guntersville habitat

Apr 10, 2015

I fished my first tournament at Lake Guntersville in 1989, and I’ve seen it at its best and at its worst.

KVD: Transitioning to spring

Apr 2, 2015

I’m looking forward to next week’s Guntersville event. Without question, Guntersville is one of the best lakes on the Tennessee River and ranks among the country’s premier bass lakes.

KVD: Good things happened at Sabine

Mar 27, 2015

As tough as fishing was, there were a lot of good things going on in Orange, Texas, during the Elite week.

KVD: The challenges of dirty water

Mar 20, 2015

The leaderboard shows just how good these Elite guys are. The fish aren’t huge but limits are still being caught.

KVD: Don’t forget buzzbaits!

Mar 13, 2015

The buzzbait technique is one I keep in the back of my mind, especially when fishing early spring on lakes that are beginning to warm up.

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