Dave
Precht

Biography

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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Feider sees action

Feider sees action

By Dave Precht

Shane and I happened onto Seth Feider, who at that point was in ninth place in round three of the Toyota Bassmaster Elite at Lake Lanier. He had a limit for today weighing 15 1/2 pounds, and 38-14...

Card on deck

Card on deck

By Dave Precht

After leaving Paul Mueller sometime ago, we located Chris Zaldain fishing structure further down the lake. He had three good fish by that time.He had also attracted a number of spectator boats...

A national champ

A national champ

By Dave Precht

Paul Mueller is one of several Elite anglers who worked their way up to the top tier of professional fishing through the bass nation program. He won the national championship in 2014.He very nearly...

Heavier than they look

Heavier than they look

By Dave Precht

According to BASSTrakk, I badly short-changed Mueller on the weight ofhis first two fish. We thought they would go about 2 pounds each, buthe estimated them to weigh 5 1/2 pounds together.I do know...

Johnston culling

Johnston culling

By Dave Precht

We got to watch Chris Johnston cull a few minutes ago. He's in fourth with 30-11. I watched him on the St. Johns last week, when he finished second to Rick Clunn. The cull bumped him to 15-11 for...

Extra incentive

Extra incentive

By Dave Precht

Jeff Gustafson is providing extra incentive for fish to bite. He is running a Hydrowave unit by T-H Marine on his Lund. The electronic device emits baitfish sounds underwater that are meant to...

Gustafson searching

Gustafson searching

By Dave Precht

As a fishing guide in Canadian waters, Jeff Gustafson has to be a master of reading electronics. His eyes are glued to his depthfinder screen constantly, as he probes structure around a small...

Gustafson found

Gustafson found

By Dave Precht

Photographer Shane Durrance and I finally have found our target, Jeff Gustafson, on the lower end of the lake.We were using one of those “find your buddy“ apps to locate his photographer, Jake....

Manatee sighting

Manatee sighting

By Dave Precht

I am riding this morning with Laurie Tisdale, Bassmaster art director, and Emily Hand, our social media editor.We just had a nice treat when a large manatee swam by the boat. Neither...

Livesay found

Livesay found

By Dave Precht

We have left Morgenthaler and rounded a bend to find Lee Livesay working a similar patch of reads. He is the leader according to the real-time leaderboard with 31-4.He had been moving along...

A change of scenery

A change of scenery

By Dave Precht

For a change of scenery, we have moved to the outflow from Lake George, where we found Chad Morgenthaler weaving his way through tall weeds. He just now caught a keeper but we could not see whether...

Modern technology!

Modern technology!

By Dave Precht

From where I sit, I can see Brandon Cobb’s marshal interviewing him through Skype, apparently on Bassmaster LIVE. Modern technology has truly made it possible for fans to follow the fishing action...

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