The career of a professional bass angler isn't all laughs and lunkers. There are also a great many sacrifices.
Big Show, Boom Boom, Squirrel and Hardware are all coming to an Elite Series tournament near you.
Would a bait by any other name cast as well?
History can get murky. Here's the real scoop on the Okeechobee Big-Blade spinnerbait.
The life of a bass pro isn't all casting and catching; there are sponsors to assist and baits to design.
While bass rods have gotten longer over the years, rod guides are getting smaller ... and better.
Antique tackle collecting can be as diverse and as much fun as bass fishing itself.
If you're a sight fisherman -- or even if you just want a better look into the world of the bass -- quality optics are critical.
Sometimes there's more to pre-fishing than just getting ready for a tournament.