Topics: fisherman

Three days as a Bassmaster Marshal

Apr 29, 2015

By Bobby Brumback “May I ask why you passed up all those laydown trees to fish this mat of vegetation?” Bobby Lane Jr. had just blasted a 1 1/4 ounce creature bait through the weeds and yanked out a 2 pounder. “I like to fish the mats,” was all he said. Most of us mortal amateurs would have probed every branch on those trees on our way to the mat. We might have even caught a bass. But the B.A.S.S. pros do exactly what they feel they need to do to have a larger stringer. Sometimes the explanation of why they do what they do is as simple as that.

Fantasy: Flippers and froggers on the Delta

Apr 27, 2015

Don't just pick California guys; go with ones who are good with a flippin' rod or with a frog.

A marshal ride with Gerald Swindle

Apr 23, 2015

One Bassmaster marshal shares his experience with Gerald Swindle on Lake Guntersville.

Woods leaves Elites, says career not over

Apr 22, 2015

Kentucky angler Kenneth “Boo” Woods notified B.A.S.S. officials earlier this week that he is leaving the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series due to circumstances beyond his control.

Idaho angler leads Western Divisional at Clear Lake

Apr 9, 2015

In a tournament dominated by offshore pre-spawn bass, there is one angler doing something completely different at one of the nation’s premier largemouth fisheries.

Lane: Elite power hitter

Apr 6, 2015

Chris Lane spent his time in the minors then toiled for several years in the big leagues, but now he’s found the juice and has become a feared power hitter on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Lane is batting an impressive .300 in the past 10 regular season Elite events, with last month’s Sabine win completing a triple crown of victories. This week Lane has a home game on Lake Guntersville, where he moved his family five years ago. It was there that his life situation settled, where he developed other aspects of his game and regained his fishing mojo.

Kriet and McClelland's long, wild ride

Mar 31, 2015

To the average fisherman, the idea of making a 240-mile round-trip run by boat for the chance to fish for 2 1/2 hours during the season-opening Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Sabine River might have seemed far-fetched.

Martens: I love the outdoors, thanks to dad

Mar 27, 2015

Aaron Martens' father died the week of the Bassmaster Classic, but Martens feels close to his dad everytime he's out in nature.

Ashley: Bring it on

Mar 19, 2015

I can’t honestly say how I’m going to do in this week’s season-opening Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Sabine River.

GoPro Best Catch Contest: Win a Nitro Z21 package

Mar 17, 2015

GoPro video contest to award boat and motor package worth more than $50,000 to U.S. angler with best submission.

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