Craig
Lamb

Biography

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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The late show

The late show

By Craig Lamb

We are now seeing telltale signs of the afternoon bite shining as evidenced by the movers and shakers on the BASSTrakk leaderboard.Coincidentally, all of them have big bass in the livewell. Here’s...

A different tournament

A different tournament

By Craig Lamb

The buzz all week here has been it will be a different kind of tournament. The entire water column is in play with shallow, medium and deep zones predicted to produce quality smallmouth.On LIVE you...

The 9 to 5 pattern

The 9 to 5 pattern

By Craig Lamb

Another factor that will certainly come into play are the tournament hours. Takeoffs begin at 9 a.m. ET with weigh-ins beginning at 5 p.m.What does that mean for fishing strategies? Everything.The...

Open locks

Open locks

By Craig Lamb

What else will play into factor is the lock schedule at the Iroquois Dam. There is none. Last year, high water closed the gates that run the entire length of the dam. This time the gates are open,...

Lots of lures

Lots of lures

By Craig Lamb

In years past one magical seven-mile stretch accounted for the heaviest 5-bass limits of the tournament. The area featured everything that smallmouth need to survive. Deep current created by...

The hot fish factor

The hot fish factor

By Craig Lamb

Last year on LIVE we were treated to some exhilarating footage as the anglers played big smallmouth near the boat. Like Davy Hite just said, the fight is only half-way over when the fish appears in...

Hartman's lure lineup

Hartman's lure lineup

By Craig Lamb

On Sunday Jaime Hartman came out of nowhere to make it in Championship Sunday. And he’s done it again, already having caught 20 pounds. Here’s his lure lineup.The lure arsenal features a 3/4-ounce...

Getting Zaldaingerous

Getting Zaldaingerous

By Craig Lamb

On Saturday, Chris Zaldain planned to fish shallow and then go deep later in the day. Instead, he started deep and stayed deep. All day long. Deep is a relative term on Guntersville. The common...

Zaldain upgrading

Zaldain upgrading

By Craig Lamb

BASSTrakk shows Chris Zaldain back in the lead. He told me this morning that he needed at least a five-pounder to offset the base weight of his previous days’ limits filled with bass in the 2- 3...

TVA flips the switch

TVA flips the switch

By Craig Lamb

The ledge guys are in a holding pattern awaiting the daily discharge from Lake Guntersville Dam by the Tennessee Valley Authority. When the switch gets flipped to begin the generation, the ledges...

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