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A Few Favorites

Dec 7, 2010

It occurred to me that during the four or five months that I have written this blog I have said very few things about the Elite Series anglers or the people around it.

A good time in Kansas

Dec 7, 2010

Some of my best deer hunting trips end without me coming home with a big buck. This was one of those. I spent a week in Kansas duck and deer hunting with friends. My brother-in-law, Russ Campbell, drove out with me, and while neither of us shot a buck, we certainly saw some dandies.

Sweeten your favorite lake - part 2

Dec 7, 2010

As I noted in Part 1, now is the time to place new cover on structure of your favorite lake.This week I'll share tips for creating fish holding brush on barren structure.

Bassmaster University: Stickworms

Dec 6, 2010

In this episode of Bassmaster University, Elite Series pro Alton Jones breaks down stickworm fishing and answers viewer questions.

Going live next week!

Dec 3, 2010

All in all, it will be an exciting week, and I'm really looking forward to it. On another note, Kristen, my middle child and oldest daughter, turns 16 in a few weeks.

The new Delta

Dec 3, 2010

I'm on the Louisiana Delta getting ready for the Classic. Is this place ever different! I feel like I've never been here before even though this is where I won the Classic back in 2003. The storms and the response to them have really changed things.

Dave Mercer Elite emcee

Dec 2, 2010

There will be a new mouthpiece of the Bassmaster Elite Series, B.A.S.S. announced today. Starting with the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans (Feb. 18-20), popular television personality Dave Mercer will control the microphone as contenders weigh fish for the world championship title. Mercer also will emcee all Elite Series events for 2011.

Battle on the Bayou

Dec 2, 2010

Bassmaster.com takes a closer look at the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule. Battle on the Bayou: Toledo Bend Reservoir

Randy Howell's busy week

Dec 1, 2010

Randy Howell works hard every week, but there is one week more special to him than the other 51 weeks of the year- the annual King's Home Kampfire for the King.

Learn to cast

Dec 1, 2010

I'm not saying I'm the best caster around — far from it. I am saying that casting accuracy is a skill that's more important than many anglers realize.