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Classic Moments - Mark Davis

Dec 11, 2009

Mark Davis recalls the flight home after his 1995 Bassmaster Classic win. He was seated next to the same lady who was the year before sat next to the 1994 Bassmaster Classic winner Bryan Kerchal. Byan was killed in an airplane crash months before.

What a year!

Dec 11, 2009

I'm at Lay Lake trying to get ready for next year's Bassmaster Classic. Obviously, the fish will be responding differently in February, but I want to learn as much about the lake as I possibly can before it goes off-limits.

2010 January Lunker Club

Dec 9, 2009

Dedicated bass readers submit photos of their 'lunkers.' This album contains images submitted for the January 2010 instalment of the Lunker Club.

Micro guides

Dec 9, 2009

The latest rodmaking innovation — micro guides — is sure to become a widespread option, if not an outright design change, once anglers recognize the advantages these smaller guides offer.

The One that Got Away

Dec 9, 2009

I suppose every angler has a story about a fish that got away that sticks with him for years. I know that I do.

Waiting is the hardest part

Dec 8, 2009

Recreational anglers voiced their concerns about proposed restrictions on the use of lead in fishing weights and lures before the Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission during the agency's December public meeting.

EPA halts ethanol hike

Dec 7, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will delay a final decision on Growth Energy's petition to allow ethanol blends up to E15 into the gas market until more testing data is available.

Washington anglers have their say

Dec 7, 2009

Though Santa Claus gets the most letters in December, the Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission might be a close second this year.

Bucks and ducks

Dec 7, 2009

I'm on my way back from a hunting trip in Kansas. Was it ever a trip! I shot a buck — eight points — that'll probably score somewhere around 145. That's not the biggest deer in the world, but it's respectable for an eight-pointer. I'm happy with it.

Brown trout & bass

Dec 4, 2009

I fished and filmed in downtown Milwaukee a couple of weeks ago. We were fishing for brown trout. The weather was mild, we had a good time, caught a lot of fish and I reaffirmed a lesson that I've known for some time.

A fishy tale about the world record rod

Dec 2, 2009

Every angler has a rod and reel that just seems to catch more fish than the rest of the combos in his or her boat. Manabu Kurita, catcher of the pending world record largemouth, is no different.

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