In Wisconsin, for the last two decades or more, bass tournament anglers have been hamstrung by a biologically unjustified regulation that does not permit culling during a bass tournament. But finally there may be a light at the end of that tunnel.
James Niggemeyer tells the story of how he triumphed in the 2009 competition on Toledo Bend in a rare overtime fish-off for first place in the Bassmaster Central Open.
I sat there and watched him eat popcorn. Watched the Hubble Telescope slide across his glasses from left to right, watched various images from deep space start as little dots on his lens, and as the dots grew on the IMAX screen, I saw the galaxies create shadows on his face.
Last week I went to Kentucky Lake and fished in the FLW Everstart series. Word on the street was really surprising as to why I was there. Can you guess my real motive?
Florida's over. It's time to get serious about the rest of the season, and the Alabama Charge on Pickwick Lake is the place to start doing it.
With Classic in hand, Tucker would like nothing more than to run the
Elite Series pro, Kevin Short, won his second career victory at the 2010 Alabama Charge.
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Lowrance will continue its sponsorship of B.A.S.S. and its prestigious tournaments through 2012. "B.A.S.S. is thrilled to continue its relationship with Lowrance," said Jerry McKinnis, an owner of B.A.S.S. "Lowrance has been a longtime partner and great supporter of B.A.S.S and its anglers."
I love fishing the Tennessee River system; it's been very good to me over the years. What will make it interesting is the water is down several feet, which will make it fish like a new lake.
The Lake Norman tournament is over. If I have learned one thing over the last 11 years, it's that you can't dwell on the past. When you put up bad results in a tournament, the only thing to do is learn from your mistakes and move on.