Topics: Kevin VanDam

The business side of being a pro

Feb 1, 2013

You have to be a good businessman with a long-term plan; never get ahead of yourself and put your family or career in jeopardy by doing too much too quickly.

The fishing side of becoming a pro

Jan 25, 2013

One of the most popular questions I get asked is, “How can I become a bass pro?” There’s not a simple answer nor do I believe my way the only way, but I have advice on how to make that happen.

Baitcasting made easy

Jan 18, 2013

“I never could get the hang of how to use a baitcaster,” one man said. “How do you make it look so easy?”

Gotta love outdoor shows!

Jan 10, 2013

I’m no different than most of you when it comes to outdoors shows. I love attending, although I’m usually there to give seminars or make public appearances. Admittedly, the travel becomes a headache, but I always get excited when I’m on the show floor.

Time to get serious about tackle

Jan 3, 2013

As we head into January, I wish everyone a safe, happy and prosperous New Year!

Lovin’ the holidays and ice fishin’

Dec 28, 2012

I hope everyone enjoyed Christmas holidays as much as I did.

Prototypically pumped!

Dec 20, 2012

Strike King and I have been working together on four new baits for 2013, and three of them could be real factors in the Classic.

Give your boat a little holiday love

Dec 7, 2012

The pre-Christmas period is a good time to give your boat attention before winter sets in.

No Classic pre-practice for me

Nov 30, 2012

Several Bassmaster Classic qualifiers are headed to Grand Lake this week before the off-limits period, but I decided to stay home. Practicing works for a lot of guys, especially those who have never been there. I tend to shy away from visiting these lakes too far ahead of the tournament. I’ve fished Grand many times, so I know it pretty well. But it makes sense for guys like my nephew, Jonathon, who has never seen the lake and will benefit from getting a look at what’s there.

Turn Black Friday into a good experience

Nov 22, 2012

KVD's tips to Black Friday shopping.

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