John
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Biography

In 2021, John Crews will compete in his 16th year on the Bassmaster Elite Series. Crews notched an Elite Series victory in 2008 at the California Delta. He is a 12-time Classic qualifier and the Owner/Operator of Missile Baits.

You can follow John Crews' Elite Series lifestyle through his YouTube channel, here: https://www.youtube.com/user/johncrewsmissile

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Personal Info

Hometown

Salem, 
Virginia

Birthdate

June 11, 1978

Family

Sonja (wife), Ivy, Myah, Noah (children)

Hobbies

Weight lifting, working, hunting, coaching youth sports
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Three basic rod setups

Three basic rod setups

By John Crews

The average angler doesn’t need a dozen rods and reels. It’s nice to have that many, but for most anglers three will get you through almost any bass fishing scenario. And, you don’t need to buy the...

ICAST is almost here

ICAST is almost here

By John Crews

One of the great trade shows in all of fishing is about to begin, ICAST. It’s not a consumer show. It’s more of a trade-type show. Nevertheless, it offers whatever is the newest and the best in the...

Go to the Classic!

Go to the Classic!

By John Crews

I have mixed feeling about our upcoming GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods. On the one hand I’m disappointed, and on the other hand I’m excited.My disappointment comes from...

Rain, wind and cold

Rain, wind and cold

By John Crews

Fishing is an outdoor sport. Sometimes the weather is perfect. More often, however, it’s tough in one way or another. After everything's said and done we’re at the mercy of Mother Nature. Savvy...

The Neko rig in detail

The Neko rig in detail

By John Crews

In our last column we talked about using big plastic baits to catch bass big and small. Without a doubt they do that. But, like any fishing technique or presentation, they won’t work all the time....

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