I feel sorry for the first fish that bites my bait during practice Friday on the Delta. He's going to get an unexpected surprise when I set the hook.
Regardless of how much you spend, gear ratio may be the most important consideration. Gear ratio dictates how many times a spool revolves with one complete turn of the handle.
My new Nitro will be delivered next week, and I'm excited.Here's an overview of some of the equipment and accessories I'll have on my 2011 boat...
I spent last weekend working sport shows in Novi, Mich. (near Detroit), and in Cincinnati.
My busy schedule begins now and will take me right into February's Bassmaster Classic.
Anglers who fish for a living rarely get tackle at Christmas because we tend to have everything we need or buy it as we need it. But, I got lucky this year, as a couple of gifts put a smile on my face.
I should be starting to focus on the Bassmaster Classic since it's less than two months away. But right now, the holidays take priority. I've been thinking about it, but not in the serious context that I will once we get past the holidays. For now, I'm enjoying the time at home with family, attending Christmas parties and visiting with longtime friends.
One overlooked key to having a successful pro fishing career is a having a good business partner. Like many other pros on the Elite Series trail, mine is my wife, Sherry, who handles more tasks than even I can imagine.
It's Saturday, December 6, and that means it's going to be a busy day for me. Sherry's been out of town for a few days so I've got to get the house straightened out a little bit before she gets home. I don't want her to return to a mess.
Some of my best deer hunting trips end without me coming home with a big buck. This was one of those. I spent a week in Kansas duck and deer hunting with friends. My brother-in-law, Russ Campbell, drove out with me, and while neither of us shot a buck, we certainly saw some dandies.