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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A hall of wonders

A hall of wonders

By Dave Precht

Bass fishing has been very, very good to Johnny Morris. As a young man, he launched a promising career as a professional bass angler on the B.A.S.S. Tournament Trail, qualifying for five...

A limit for Kriet

A limit for Kriet

By Dave Precht

Patience has paid off for Jeff Kriet. He has just boated his fifth bass. This one weighs close to 3 pounds and should give him the lead, if BASStrakk is up-to-date.Kriet has confidence in this hole...

Kriet's spot turns on

Kriet's spot turns on

By Dave Precht

Backing off from the place he started is turning out to be a good move for Jeff Kriet. After boating a bass almost 3 pounds, a few casts later he hooked into one just under 4.It took him what...

Moving water

Moving water

By Dave Precht

In places like this, current can mean everything in determining whether a fish will bite or not. The current here is dependent upon wind velocity, and as of this moment, there isn't much.I imagine...

Waiting on the wind

Waiting on the wind

By Dave Precht

Jeff Kriet has drifted back 30 or 40 yards from the place where the car is only keeper of the day. He still lined up with a cut in the railroad Tressel which divides the main lake from a huge bay.

Community hole

Community hole

By Dave Precht

Ordinarily we don't want to reveal too much about and angler's chosen fishing spot, for fear that too many others will move into the area. But Kriet's fishing hole is different.It is a bridge over...

Kriet finally arrives

Kriet finally arrives

By Dave Precht

By trailering around to another launch site, we were able to beat Jeff Kriet to his fishing hole, but just barely, and only because he was among the last to take off.And we were not the first to...

Fish are turning on

Fish are turning on

By Dave Precht

Palaniuk finally was able to cull a fish a minute ago. His sixth keeper weighed less than 2 pounds but it should help him a little bit.Just now we boated another good keeper, this one weighing...

The Comeback Kid

The Comeback Kid

By Dave Precht

These fish are hurting my feelings," Brandon Palaniuk yelled across the water a minute ago. He has lost two big bass of the sort he needs to hang on to the AOY lead here, and he just missed another...

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