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In the Beginning: Bob Cobb

Jul 30, 2008

I'm not an outdoor writer, but I have met and associated with all the great ones over the past 35 years. The one I know best and have spent the most time with is my friend Bob Cobb. This is about him.

Bass by the Sun and the Moon

Jul 30, 2008

I'll admit that for many years I was skeptical of the so-called "moon tables." I couldn't fathom how a ball of rocks and dust some 250,000 miles away could possibly influence my beloved bass … or anything on Earth for that matter. But a lot of other anglers seemed to be using them, so I thought I'd give one an honest try.

"Angler X" Picks for Empire Chase

Jul 30, 2008

Several new names pop up on Angler X's list for the Empire Chase at Lake Erie. Electronics will level the competition out, but there are still several guys he feels have an advantage in some way. He believes that pulling five 4-pounders from a single location is not only realistic, it is probably how the event will be won.

KVD Talks Erie

Jul 30, 2008

Announcing that Kevin VanDam currently leads the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race delivers the shock value equivalent of saying Tiger is the PGA's best golfer.

Conservation a hot topic during Classic week

Jul 29, 2008

CELEBRATION, Fla. In February, while fishing fans are watching 51 anglers battle on the water for the 2006 CITGO Bassamaster Classic $500,000 top prize, some very important work will be taking place indoors, away from the public eye.

Fantasy 'Experts' League: Tennessee Triumph

Jul 29, 2008

Panel of experts pick fantasy teams for elite series.

Eating your way to success

Jul 29, 2008

After breaking a 14-year drought of victories on the BASS tour, the first person Kevin Wirth thanked upon winning the Elite Series Tennessee Triumph at Old Hickory Lake was Ken Hoover.

Lake Erie predictions, forecasts and prognostications

Jul 29, 2008

Talk about your big fish.

Old Hickory Lake Picks

Jul 29, 2008

This week's new venue for the Bassmaster Elite Series, Old Hickory Lake near Nashville, will prove interesting to the pros, but I don't believe it's going to be particularly challenging. For the past two tournaments, the pros have been cranking river channel ledges to catch transition fish, and that should be a strong pattern on this Cumberland River reservoir, as well.

Jack Orr Wins the Gear-Up Giveaway Grand Prize

Jul 28, 2008

Jack Orr of Maryville, Tenn., gives his wife all the credit for his winning an official Bassmaster Elite Series Triton bass rig, the grand prize of the BASS 40th Anniversary Gear Up Giveaway sweepstakes at