The 2012 ICAST show is underway and if the hardbait selections are any indication of what’s to come it’s going to be all about details.
I’m headed back to Florida for a week The Fourth of July holiday is over. We celebrated our country’s birthday by spending five days on Lake Guntersville with the family, the in-laws as well as the Martens family. It was fun. We went swimming, went kneeboarding and generally played around all day long. It was a much needed break from tournament competition. But that was last week.
Tomorrow night is the start of ICAST. Without going into every detail I’ll tell you it’s the biggest fishing show there is. Nearly every manufacturer in the industry will be there with new or improved products.
Man, am I looking forward to the next couple of weeks. I'm looking forward to spending Fourth of July with family and friends, and after that, I'll be headed to ICAST.
When I launched from Green Bay yesterday morning, all I could find was current, open water, bridges and big buildings. This place is something different; and after a full day on the water, I have caught exactly one 3-pound smallmouth bass.
Aaron Martens shows you how to tie one of the strongest knots an angler can use, the Uni slip knot, more commonly referred to as a Uni knot.
Fish aren’t the only thing that transition. We human anglers do it, too.
News and notes from Toledo Bend, and what to expect from La Crosse.
We made the four-hour drive from my home to Toledo Bend on Saturday. It was a pleasant drive without any problems. I like to get to the tournaments a day early whenever I can.
Two major bass fishing conservation issues -- access and lead bans -- are on the table in the Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012. B.A.S.S. and 39 other outdoors organizations have signed on in support of it.