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Making a Switch?

Apr 5, 2011

Both of the locks that connect Pickwick and Wilson lakes have been closed for electrical repairs but are expected to reopen Friday morning. Lake Wilson will be inside the tournament waters only on the final two days of the April 6-9 tournament. Switching would be a drastic midgame change, however anglers can opt for Wilson.

The windy search for big bass

Apr 5, 2011

High water and wind put a damper on love as Bassmaster Elite Series anglers were discovering that Pickwick is definitely a prespawn situation.

Berkley and B.A.S.S. partner again in 2011

Apr 5, 2011

Once again, in 2011 outstanding Conservation awards for the best B.A.S.S. will be bestowed by the Berkley Conservation Institute The Institute awards a $2,000 check for the best conservation project and $1,500 in fishing gear to the best angler recruitment/retention project.

Ready to roll

Apr 4, 2011

At the end of last week, I did a little prefishing on West Point Lake in Georgia. Before then, I had never laid eyes on that lake. So, I did a lot of riding around and a lot of looking as well as a little fishing.

No-Culling hearing in Wisconsin

Apr 4, 2011

In Wisconsin, for the last two decades or more, bass tournament anglers have been hamstrung by a biologically unjustified regulation that does not permit culling during a bass tournament. But finally there may be a light at the end of that tunnel.

Elites hit Toledo Bend

Apr 4, 2011

James Niggemeyer tells the story of how he triumphed in the 2009 competition on Toledo Bend in a rare overtime fish-off for first place in the Bassmaster Central Open.

Hangin' in Outer Space

Apr 4, 2011

I sat there and watched him eat popcorn. Watched the Hubble Telescope slide across his glasses from left to right, watched various images from deep space start as little dots on his lens, and as the dots grew on the IMAX screen, I saw the galaxies create shadows on his face.

Fishing Everstart

Apr 3, 2011

Last week I went to Kentucky Lake and fished in the FLW Everstart series. Word on the street was really surprising as to why I was there. Can you guess my real motive?

Going fishin'

Apr 3, 2011

Florida's over. It's time to get serious about the rest of the season, and the Alabama Charge on Pickwick Lake is the place to start doing it.

Tucker in Catbird Seat

Apr 2, 2011

With Classic in hand, Tucker would like nothing more than to run the