Topics: Michigan

VanDam equally intense about whitetails

Jan 31, 2011

Kevin VanDam's other passion.

KVD's bye week

Jan 31, 2011

Kevin VanDam's buy week is still very busy.

KVD on rod choices

Jan 31, 2011

Versatility can be a virtue for tournament competitors ... if they use the proper tools of the trade. Kevin VanDam on rod choices

Classic 2010 winner: KVD

Jan 28, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., added another accolade to his career, winning the 40th Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.

Ram Truck to sponsor Said

Jan 25, 2011

Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.

Kriet signs with Uncle Ray's

Jan 25, 2011

Uncle Ray's Potato Chips are proud to announce Bassmaster Elite Series professional angler Jeff Kriet has signed on as the spokesperson of the company. Kriet will display Uncle Ray's branding as the primary image on his boat wrap for the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series. This relationship marks Uncle Ray's first foray into the sport of bass fishing.

2010 Northern Open #2 - Day 1 - Launch

Jan 22, 2011

The Detroit River was alive with activity on the first day of the 2010 Northern Open #2 Launch. This photo gallery features images from the first day of competition.

KVD: Crankin' colors

Jan 21, 2011

There's no doubt that five-time Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year Kevin VanDam knows his crankbaits. Over the course of his career, the Michigan pro has raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars casting and cranking on lakes across the United States. When it comes to selecting the right crankbait color for the job, VanDam says that there's a rhyme and reason for every color in his boat.

KVD: Fishing mudlines

Jan 21, 2011

The fastest path between two points is a straight line. So it's no surprise that Kevin VanDam, a noted power fisherman capable of covering vast quantities of water with lightning speed, is a big fan of straight lines. However, VanDam's favorite lines have nothing to do with speed; they have to do with mud.

15 Classic rookies for 2011

Jan 20, 2011

Fifteen anglers will go into the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta as first-time Classic rookies, they're called. Some of those anglers, however, have a lot more rookie in them than others with the same label.