Dave
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Dave Precht is the Editor in Chief of Bassmaster Magazine. To read more from Precht, follow his column "Back Deck" in Bassmaster Magazine. 

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Kiss of death

Kiss of death

By Dave Precht

Earlier I reported that Edwin Evers predicted he would load the boat off the point right in front of us. He didn't. All fishermen, including Evers, believe in jinxes. After making two fruitless...

Ready for action

Ready for action

By Dave Precht

Evers is still out of photo range but he's approaching quickly. Even though the breeze is making it brisk on the water, Evers just pulled off his rain jacket. Was he making sure his tournament...

Waiting for Evers

Waiting for Evers

By Dave Precht

Steve Bowman and I and our guide, Kyle Schauf of Onalaska, are Power-Pole down in a small, but fishy looking backwater off the Mississippi River, waiting for a rendezvous with Edwin Evers. The 2016...

Safe and dry

Safe and dry

By Dave Precht

It's too dark in this raging thunderstorm for James Overstreet to shoot photos right now so we're riding out the storm in our driver's (Brian Beebe) truck. But we're staying in touch with the...

Into the storm

Into the storm

By Dave Precht

James Overstreet and I are following front runner Casey Ashley this morning and he is leading us into danger. A powerful line of thunderstorms awaits us on the other side of this lock. Should be an...

Alpha and Omega

Alpha and Omega

By Dave Precht

The small side channel Gerald Swindle is fishing has been a bit busy at times this morning, but nobody is crowding the AOY leader. Across the creek, however, Oklahoma angler Jay Brainard just...

Suicide duck

Suicide duck

By Dave Precht

A "local" is encroaching on Gerald Swindle's fishing. For more than 100 yards of shoreline, a mallard hen has paddled her way just ahead of Swindle's boat, frequently getting in the way of his...

A win for the boomers

A win for the boomers

By Dave Precht

As a member of the press corps covering the 1978 B.A.S.S. Champs tournament — a downscaled version of the Bassmaster Classic that included the Top 10 B.A.S.S. pros and Top 10 B.A.S.S. Nation...

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