Generally, I use fluorocarbon in most applications, but rely on monofilament for topwaters and braid when I need strong, small-diameter line.
The holidays are over. It's 2011 and time to start thinking about the future.
My partner, Pete Gluszek, and I are holding The Bass University this weekend in Shreveport, La. We're going to be honored with an appearance by Jerry McKinnis on Saturday.
Well, I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a happy New Year's celebration, and I wish you all the best for this year. I had a wonderful time with family and friends, and now I'm down at Lake Amistad for a three-fold trip.
Mark Menendez discusses when to use spinnerbait vs. a bladed jig.
I've been in Columbus enjoying Christmas with Tracey and friends. It's been a great experience. We don't spend as much time together as I would like, so this year has been special.
When I read that legendary bass angler Roland Martin will be competing in the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Opens, I couldn't help but smile.
Anglers who fish for a living rarely get tackle at Christmas because we tend to have everything we need or buy it as we need it. But, I got lucky this year, as a couple of gifts put a smile on my face.
The Bassmaster Classic is a few weeks off, but I've begun tuning up my tackle to get it in tiptop shape.
Watch the entire television broadcast of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.