Ryan Said finished at the top of the heap in the three-tournament circuit. He's a Chrysler engineer by trade, but is looking for a career change as the 2011 Elite Series season approaches. Here's how he answered our 20 Questions:
Stephen Browning has been around professional fishing for nearly 15 years. He has survived many of the incarnations of BASS' top-level tour and has earned nearly $750,000 in the process.
Deb Johnson blogs about B.A.S.S. new ownership, the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open, Women in the Open, and the 2011 Classic.
Largemouth bass virus (LMBV) fact sheet
This is a very special week for me — the opening of gun deer season. In Michigan, opening day is treated like a holiday, especially in rural areas where some kids are excused from school to go hunting, and several of my friends either spend a work vacation day or call in "sick."
Wow, what a whirlwind several days I've had since the B.A.S.S. transaction was completed. My goodness, now we're going to actually have to do what we said we were going to do.
Recent fish kills at Kerr Reservoir and Briery Lake in Virginia have been linked to largemouth bass virus by Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries biologists. LMBV has not been implicated in fish kills nationally for nearly a decade.
Bass anglers in the state of Washington have until Friday to voice their opposition to a ban on all lead fishing tackle in 13 lakes where loons breed.
Last Thursday night was one of the most fun nights I've had in a while. We celebrated my father's 80th birthday.
Becky here. It's Thursday and Mike's out on the water fishing, so I'm going to fill in for him. A fellow won a day on the water with him through the USO. They picked today (Thursday, Nov. 11). That's kind of neat isn't it? It's fitting that the USO winner is going out with Mike on Veterans Day. It couldn't be any better.
Bassmaster's dedicated fans submit photos of their 'Lunkers.'