Losing his father two weeks before the CITGO BASS Federation Northern Divisional, Randy Burch dedicated his win to his Dad.
Anglers often suffer from the "why didn't I think of that?" curse. Good fishermen ignore killer tactics for no other reason than forgetting to implement common sense.
It's an age-old problem in bass fishing — how to reach inactive bass that are suspended well below the surface and coax them into biting.
Deion Sanders and Michael Iaconelli have mutual respect for each others abilities in professional sports.
Rick Clunn is highly supportive of the Federation and feels that it is the most underrated part of the BASS organization.
If you're an avid angler, chances are you have visited one of the 500 major reservoirs in this country. According to a 2001 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey, 85 percent of the nation's anglers fish on lakes, reservoirs or ponds, excluding the Great Lakes. For those of you that frequent impounded waters, it should come as no surprise that catch rates of bass are not what they used to be on many of these reservoirs.
Recreational anglers continue to get a bad rap. In a day and age when animal rights groups, like PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), have launched massive anti-fishing campaigns, misinterpretation of questionable research serves only to fan the embers.
Scott Rook vividly remembers one bass he encountered during a Bassmaster Top 150 tournament in Georgia a few years ago.
It was a brutally hot morning on Lake Eufaula, but Davy Hite hardly seemed to notice. The 2001-02 CITGO BASSMASTER Tour was winding down, and the personable South Carolina pro was putting the finishing touches on perhaps his most satisfying career achievement.
What's not to love about spring? After all, the fish are shallow, vulnerable and sometimes easy to catch. It's a time when the odds clearly shift in favor of fishermen or at least it seems that way.