Topics: Louie Stout

A techie Classic

Mar 9, 2011

The 2011 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta exemplifies how far we've come with technological advances in our boating equipment.

Solving knotty issues

Mar 3, 2011

I can't tell you how many times I've watched someone struggle to secure his boat to a dock with a rope, only to panic and throw a few wraps around something and hope they held.

Be safe at night

Oct 10, 2010

It's that time of year when the sunsets earlier. This means we need to be using our boat's navigational lights.

Protecting your investment

Sep 24, 2010

Today's bass boats are extremely well built, but they need attention to keep them looking good and functioning properly.

Trailers need TLC, too

Sep 2, 2010

It amazes me how anglers will spend hours taking care of their boats yet ignore their trailers.

Get more oomph from your rig

Aug 27, 2010

Few things are more aggravating than having another bass boat of similar horsepower blow by you while you're running down the lake.

Boat tricks for team partners

Aug 19, 2010

Winning two-man ("buddy") tournaments involves more than hooking and landing fish.

Year-round jig fishing

Aug 19, 2010

Say what you want about today's trendy soft plastic baits, but when veteran anglers are after the biggest bite of the day, they reach for the venerable jig-and-pig.

Mapping chip saves time

Aug 5, 2010

As good as today's bass boat electronics are, mapping chips make them even better.

Is your boat tournament ready?

Jul 1, 2010

Successful tournament anglers know that poor preparation leads to disastrous results.