Gary Klein earned the status of legend, has long been a personal hero to me and now I'm proud to call him a friend.
All-Star Week is different -- a different format that requires a different approach.
Having a good tournament is going to come down to whether or not you can find the right bass. By that I mean enough bass of the right size.
At the end of the 2013 Elite Series, we see a shift from the largemouth fisheries that we had earlier in the year to a couple of predominantly smallmouth fisheries — the St. Lawrence River in New York and Lake St. Clair in Michigan.
Now that ICAST is over, I'm at home for a couple of weeks. That's probably more rare than you think.
It's easy to call ICAST work, but if you're a tackle junkie — like me — ICAST is also a lot of fun.
Just because it'll be easier for me to get the ear of retailers doesn't mean that I can afford to promote mediocre products. It's quite the opposite, in fact.
Whoever said "Practice makes perfect," was definitely not a professional bass fisherman.
As you read this, I'm hard at work getting back on track. Over the past couple of weeks, I've been so busy that I haven't taken care of my boat and tackle they way I usually do.
One of the keys to bass fishing success is to recognize change and adapt to it. The anglers who spot change the fastest and respond to it the best are the ones who catch the most fish and win the most tournaments.