Topics: Pittsburgh

View From The Ear Hole: A Rookie’s Tale

Mar 22, 2014

Don Barone introduces us to Bassmaster Elite Series rookie Joe Sancho.

Video: 2005 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 17, 2014

When the 35th edition of the Bassmaster Classic ended, a pair of highly accomplished pros found themselves in very familiar positions. Classic XXXV was held July 29-31, 2005 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

Delaware’s rising bass tide

Jan 30, 2014

The Bassmaster Elite Series pros are no strangers to tidal rivers, but few of them have faced the dramatic tidal fluctuations that await them at the Delaware River. One of the few is New Jerseyan Michael Iaconelli who has fished the Delaware for over 30 years.

Philly Phanatics

Oct 15, 2013

When the 2014 Elite Series schedule was released, it contained lots of the usual suspects, big bass factories in towns that have experience hosting big tournaments ... but the one that intrigues me most is stop No. 7, the Delaware River, hosted by the City of Brotherly Love.

Tournament Virgin: 1/1,000 of a second

Sep 9, 2013

I believe life happens at 1/1,000 of a second. Our minds make it a movie; our hearts make it a photograph. Tell me this has never happened to you, one special moment in time just seems to linger, to stretch, to stop. Freeze frame.

AOY begins, TODAY!

Mar 11, 2013

To the 100 Elite anglers out on the Sabine today, know this ... AOY begins, TODAY!

Oh baby, it’s tough

Sep 20, 2012

There are a lot of nervous unknowns surrounding the start of Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Trucks All-Star Week. For Mike Iaconelli, his thoughts are 832 miles away in Runnemede, N.J., where his beloved wife Becky could give birth to their second child at any hour.

All-Star Fan Favorite: Gerald Swindle

Sep 20, 2012

B.A.S.S. writer Don Barone talks with All-Star Fan Favorite Gerald Swindle about what it means to be voted into All-Star week by his fans.

Jamie Horton: When the whistle blows

Jun 28, 2012

B.A.S.S. writer Don Barone salutes the work ethic of anglers like Elite Series pro Jamie Horton, who hold down full-time jobs while simultaneously pursuing their professional angling dreams.

Spinning tackle shows up

Feb 25, 2012

Muddy water, big fish and stout tackle are the presumed recipe for a Red River victory but a number of contenders in this Classic are hoping to turn that alleged truism on its ear.

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