It's Saturday, December 6, and that means it's going to be a busy day for me. Sherry's been out of town for a few days so I've got to get the house straightened out a little bit before she gets home. I don't want her to return to a mess.
I just got in from my second day of sailfishing off the Florida coast. I can hardly express how much fun I had out there. I caught three or four — my first sailfish ever — and are they ever tough fighters
It occurred to me that during the four or five months that I have written this blog I have said very few things about the Elite Series anglers or the people around it.
Some of my best deer hunting trips end without me coming home with a big buck. This was one of those. I spent a week in Kansas duck and deer hunting with friends. My brother-in-law, Russ Campbell, drove out with me, and while neither of us shot a buck, we certainly saw some dandies.
Long-time pro anglers Guy Eaker and Ken Cook, along with respected journalist Dave Precht, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame this coming February when they are officially inducted.
Environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in U.S. District Court, hoping there will a ban on lead in fishing tackle and ammunition.
Bass Member Bryan Jones fishes Falcon Lake and Amistad in Texas
Jonathon VanDam to become the new Kalamazoo Kid. JVD will join the Elite Series for the 2011 season.
All in all, it will be an exciting week, and I'm really looking forward to it. On another note, Kristen, my middle child and oldest daughter, turns 16 in a few weeks.
I'm on the Louisiana Delta getting ready for the Classic. Is this place ever different! I feel like I've never been here before even though this is where I won the Classic back in 2003. The storms and the response to them have really changed things.