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There's a lot of outside in America

Feb 19, 2008

It's the people inside the outside that makes the outdoors great, and I want to thank them publicly for the gift they have given me, this year of writing about the outdoors.

Classic Champ's Whirlwind Year

Feb 18, 2008

Boyd Duckett left the Bassmaster Classic stage last February 25 as the newly-crowned world champion, he stepped into a world that even today, a full year later, leaves him both dazed and amazed.

'Organized chaos'

Feb 18, 2008

Behind-the-scenes look at Classic TV coverage

The Bassmaster Classic

Feb 18, 2008

A Classic history lesson


Feb 18, 2008

I was sitting on a couch once with a werewolf when she asked me, "Do you get out much." Actually, to be honest, she was sitting on the couch, I was sitting on a ¾-inch RCA TV tape deck with my finger on the record button.

Damp and Deep

Feb 17, 2008

2008 Bassmaster Classic forecast calls for mild temperatures and, yes, rain

Classic Shoppers!

Feb 17, 2008

Top Elite Series Pros hit Atlanta Bass Pro Shops days before big event

2008 Classic

Feb 15, 2008

The list of 2008 Classic contenders is set

Aging of America's Bass Waters

Feb 15, 2008

As a practical matter, new reservoir construction is at a standstill. The hot bass fishing that most impoundments experience in their first decade is now a memory.

Berkley Tacklebox: Deep Thoughts: How leaving the bank can yield more bass

Feb 13, 2008

To watch the average bass tournament, the outcome is so often decided on who finds the best stretch of bank. But what happens when the shallow bite isn't there? Where do you go when the fish have closed the bank?

My Classic go-to bait

Feb 12, 2008

It's no secret. Every Bassmaster Classic qualifier has a "go-to" bait, and I'm no exception. A go-to bait is the one we throw when the going gets tough something we know will catch bass. This year's Classic on Lake Hartwell in South Carolina will likely have some cold water, and the bass will probably be deep.