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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The Northern swing

Most impressively, the May Elite Series event here was won by Brandon Palaniuk with 93-12, who weighed in more than 23 pounds per day. As for quantity of bass swimming here, consider that of the 281 possible limits, 280 were weighed in! The one angler tha

The Northern swing

By Dave Precht

In baseball, you never say out loud that a pitcher is on his way to a no-hitter. It’ll jinx him. I learned this many years ago while watching Nolan Ryan pitch seven hitless innings. When I...

If not for Bob Cobb

If not for Bob Cobb

By Dave Precht

In the spring of 1967, when Ray Scott ­began promoting his All-American Bass Tournament at Beaver Lake, Arkansas, almost nobody believed in him or bought into his idea. The Chamber of...

Perspectives on Conroe

Perspectives on Conroe

By Dave Precht

Admittedly I was taken aback to learn that tournaments were scheduled on Lake Conroe during Bassmaster Classic week.Of course, those who held the events on Friday and Sunday of that week had every...

More bad ideas

More bad ideas

By Dave Precht

If you’re a fan of Don Wirth’s humor, as I am, you’ll get a kick out of his article, “Bass fishing’s baddest (as in worst) ideas.” Most of his examples are tongue-in-cheek, as you’ll see, but...

Heading to Houston

Heading to Houston

By Dave Precht

On Feb. 5, Houston will host an event some have come to know as “The Bassmaster Classic of Football.” Officially, it is Super Bowl LI.I was fortunate to attend a Super Bowl game in the not too...

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