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New opportunities for young anglers

Nov 21, 2014

While I consider myself fortunate to have been involved in tournament fishing at a young age, opportunities for today’s teens are far better and growing every day. There weren’t as many places for anglers to compete when I was that age. I joined a bass club at age 16 and most of the club members were much older. Even so, I learned a lot from them in meetings and club events. But throughout my early career, I had to compete against older and more experienced anglers and would have loved the chance to fish with and against guys my own age.

Angler reels in 40.45-pound, five-fish stringer

Nov 21, 2014

The 10.97-pounder was part of a five-fish stringer that tipped the scales at a whopping 40.45 pounds.

J Todd's annual quail hunt

Nov 20, 2014

SILVESTER, Ga. — There is an art to throwing a good party. It's a mix of a great location, uncommon entertainment and interesting guests. J Todd Tucker knows how to throw a party. More importantly, he understands how a great party one October weekend can also function as serious business year-round.

Your questions answered here!

Nov 20, 2014

It’s time to address a handful of questions from my Facebook fans. I’m really impressed with how my fans are constantly seeking to improve their fishing knowledge and understanding, so it’s my pleasure to share as much instruction and detail as I can. Here’s a sampling of the questions I get through Facebook: Q: What’s the best way to get a hooked fish out of thick pond grass?

Ohio's high school/college bass seminar

Nov 20, 2014

The thing I really want to talk about this week though is our First Annual High School and College Bass Seminar in Ohio.

My motivation for 2015

Nov 20, 2014

It may sound crazy, but my biggest motivation going into 2015 is my grandmother and making her proud.

Bryan Kerchal remembered

Nov 19, 2014

Bryan Kerchal went from an unknown to a legend in only 2 1/2 years, between the time of his first divisional to the time of his death as the reigning Classic champ.

Martens featured in Runner's World

Nov 19, 2014

Aaron Martens hit the mainstream media recently when Runner's World took notice of his dedication to running 20 to 30 miles per week — between bass tournaments.

The reality of being a professional bass angler

Nov 18, 2014

I’ve had several questions posted to Facebook asking me questions about the various aspects of being a professional angler. Let me say right up front that it’s the greatest job in the world. But make no mistake about what I’m saying. It’s a job.

The importance of ounces

Nov 18, 2014

A month ago, David Walker and I participated in the first “Bass Brawl,” a live event which turned one of the great SEC rivalries into a fishing tournament.

Elite Series turning 10

Nov 18, 2014

More than half of the Elite field will likely be composed of anglers who weren’t there when the deal kicked off in 2006.

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