Topics: Michigan

2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic field is nearly filled

Nov 15, 2014

The GEICO Bassmaster Classic — the Super Bowl of Bass Fishing — is not only a must-attend festival for fishing fans, but it is also the crown jewel in a professional angler’s career.

Off season? I'm not so sure

Nov 14, 2014

After attending a speaking event with Randy last night and hearing several people comment how much they have enjoyed reading my past blogs, I was reminded that it was past due for another one.  You might wonder, why has Robin not written in a while?  It is the off season for the fishing industry.  I began thinking that most people probably think that now that the fishing tournament season is over until the Classic, that most of the fishing guys and their families are taking a breather and relaxing some.  I don’t speak for everyone in this blog, but I have a feeling

Late can be great

Oct 30, 2014

It's not too cold to use moving baits, not too cold to power fish and not too cold to cover water.

Light 'em up shallow!

Oct 24, 2014

The fall fishing season is developing across the country and a great time to be on the water.

Michigan angler earns more than $38,000 in Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing win

Oct 20, 2014

He never picked the perfect team and only chose the winner twice all season, but Lainsburg, Mich., angler Calvin Stier took his Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing hobby to the next level by earning a total of 10,121 points over nine Bassmaster Elite Series events in 2014.

2015 Opens schedule announced

Oct 13, 2014

The 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens tournament series will span nine months, visit nine states and possibly provide nine professional anglers a ticket to the Super Bowl of bass fishing — the Bassmaster Classic.

Bassmaster Elite Series sets new attendance record in 2014

Oct 10, 2014

B.A.S.S. achieves new attendance record with its 2014 eight regular-season events, plus the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship.

Two weeks of perfect weather

Oct 1, 2014

I don’t know about the rest of the country but from Michigan on down through the Midwest the weather has been perfect for the past couple of weeks.

When grown men cry

Sep 30, 2014

When Greg Hackney won Angler of the Year recently and teared up on stage, it got me thinking deep-life thoughts about the emotions we see fairly often on the Bassmaster stage.

Hackney and sons go smallmouth fishing

Sep 29, 2014

This was going to be the plan, win or lose: Greg Hackney would take his two sons, Drew (Andrew) 14, and Luke, 11, smallmouth bass fishing after the Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Angler of the Year Championship.