At the Elite Series level this game is all mental. The thing that sets us apart is confidence; the ability to believe that what we're doing will put us on winning bass in the long run.
Hiroshi Shimotahira tells the story of how he caught a bass that was 71 centimeters (27.95 inches) - a miracle. It is the largest bass in Japan caught by artificial lure and is a dream come true. He still cannot believe this miracle happened to him.
It's been a tough season for the best of all-time, but if you can count on anything in bass fishing it's that Kevin VanDam will be back.
Few things are more aggravating than having another bass boat of similar horsepower blow by you while you're running down the lake.
One of the things I've always been proud of is the longevity of the TV shows we have produced. Other than SportsCenter, my retired show the Fishin' Hole was the longest running show on ESPN.
Still have a few weeks to go before our business deal with ESPN is finalized, but I can report that things are going well and I think that my partners would agree that it's been a great experience.
At the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship, just 50 anglers will compete for the biggest prizes in the sport.
I'm looking forward to Falcon so much I can't see straight. The water was about a foot low a few days ago, but now it's back to 1 1/2 feet high again.
Abu Garcia introduced a new line of fishing rods this year at ICAST. They're named Veritas, after the Latin word for "truth." The name was chosen because we wanted to cut through all the hype and the bull and offer a rod that actually performed at or above its advertising. We wanted to tell the truth.
It's not as if I'm a stranger to the field of fishing-related pratfalls by any stretch of the fishing line or imagination. My fishing mishaps and/or "misery" have been well documented.