Craig
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Forty years ago, Craig Lamb went to his first B.A.S.S. tournament as a starstruck teenager. As a grownup, he reports about the people, places and news of the tournament trail. 

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Swindle's changeup

Swindle's changeup

By Craig Lamb

Gerald Swindle's plan to target shad-spawn feeding bass with a Bassman TW Series Spinnerbait was cut off, literally, but it was a good thing. The changeup paid off with a limit weighing 14...

New's pattern

New's pattern

By Craig Lamb

BassTrakk shows Bryan New in the BassTrakk lead with a limit weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces. His key area is where a culvert crosses a shallow slough off the main river channel. New is skipping a jig...

Fish high or low

Fish high or low

By Craig Lamb

Take your pick: Fish high, muddy conditions uplake or go below Minnesota Bend and fish the lower end. Above the bend the water is over 4 feet higher than the lower end.That's where Clark...

The 'Sneak Hole'

The 'Sneak Hole'

By Craig Lamb

Sunrise on Neely Henry is around 5:45 a.m. on Neely Henry Lake, and the official takeoff this morning was 6:30 a.m. You've got to wonder if that 45 minutes would have mattered with the shad spawn...

Feider chasing birds

Feider chasing birds

By Craig Lamb

Seth Feider is sticking with his game plan: Chasing birds and shad. Find the birds, find the bait, catch the bass.Feider is using an all-white Outkast Tackle Pro Swim Jig, which emulates the shad...

Current observations

Current observations

By Craig Lamb

Andy Crawford is shooting a photo gallery of current Bassmaster Angler of the Year leader Seth Feider. He's got three bass in the livewell.Feider is using a white swim jig, which he is casting to...

Shad spawn a bust?

Shad spawn a bust?

By Craig Lamb

This time yesterday, Carl Jocumsen had 17 pounds in his livewell, and Joey Nania had most of his 21-11 weight by now too, including an 8 pounder. By the looks of BassTrakk, the very narrow...

Wrecking weather

Wrecking weather

By Craig Lamb

Will the incoming storms wreck the shad spawn? We are about to find out, as depicted in this latest radar image. The National Weather Service forecast has an 80 percent chance of thunderstorms...

Livesay's lures

Livesay's lures

By Craig Lamb

You can see all the top baits used by the Championship Sunday anglers in our top lures gallery. Here is a sneak peek at those used by Lee Livesay.He rotated through a topwater, crankbait and glide...

Cappo hooks up

Cappo hooks up

By Craig Lamb

Quentin Cappo just got on the scoreboard with a largemouth weighing 5 pounds, 6 ounces. Here is his lure lineup.Cappo is using a 3:16 Lure Co. Rising Sun line-thru swimbait. The bait is forward...

Walters' lure lineup

Walters' lure lineup

By Craig Lamb

You can see the full top lures gallery in a couple of days, and trust me, there will be some surprises (think Taku Ito). Until then here are the baits in use by Patrick Walters.Key baits include...

Cappo in the wind

Cappo in the wind

By Craig Lamb

This photo just taken by Andy Crawford sums up the current situation for Quentin Cappo.He's fishing the wind--Andy estimated the waves at 2 feet--but it's to his advantage. He wants the wind-driven...

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