Topics: New Orleans

Arresting times at ICAST

Jul 14, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. – Bert Kaplan has been going to fishing industry shows longer than most of the 2015 ICAST attendees have been alive. And he has one of the best stories as well. The 84-year-old, meeting with old friends Tuesday more than viewing stuff in the New Product Showcase that kicks off the convention, was arrested at his first show.

Gulf oil spill settlement reaction

Jul 10, 2015

Last week, BP, the U.S. Justice Department, and the five Gulf states made public the terms of a settlement agreement regarding the company’s role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

db: Stories of the heart at the Central Open

Mar 12, 2015

When I needed love the most, came out of the blue to me, three love stories.

Video: 2001 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 13, 2015

A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, La.

Video: 1999 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 12, 2015

Davy Hite won the 29th Classic with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 55 pounds, 10 ounces; 9-15 more than runner-up Denny Brauer. The Classic was held July 29-31, 1999, in Louisiana Delta, La.

Crossing (and fishing) the Delaware

Jul 28, 2014

B.A.S.S. has fished out of some legendary venues over the years (including Chicago, Detroit and New Orleans), but if you're talking about historic American cities it's hard to top Philadelphia, host of the Bassmaster Elite at Delaware River, Aug. 7-10, 2014.

A glutton’s take on Toledo Bend

Apr 23, 2014

While there may be some memorable meals in Many, La., for the competitors, it’s the bass that will truly be gorging themselves.

Tough fishing on the Sabine

Mar 15, 2013

We’ve hit some tough fishing here on the Sabine River in Orange, Texas.

First impressions

Mar 13, 2013

Pros share their initial impressions of the vast Sabine River system, and what it will take to win the first Elite Series event on these waters.

The makings of a good pre-fish

Feb 15, 2013

As we start pre-fishing for the Bassmaster Classic, I think it's a good time to discuss the key things I'm looking for during any given pre-fish.