Jim
Sexton

Biography

Jim Sexton is the lead digital guy for Bassmaster, managing Bassmaster.com and social media. He grew up in Knoxville, Tenn., home of the 2019 Bassmaster Classic, and now lives in Birmingham, Ala. 

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Personal Info

Hometown

Birmingham, 
Alabama

Family

Gretchen (wife), Mack, Maggie (children)

Content

Lane sitting pretty

Lane sitting pretty

By Jim Sexton

Chris Lane has certainly had a “Pow!” worthy morning. At 8:16 he caught the biggest bass of the week. About an hour later he added a 12-ouncer. With just three keepers over the course of this two...

Pipkens vs. Lane

Pipkens vs. Lane

By Jim Sexton

This morning Steve Bowman and I are covering the Chad Pipkens vs. Chris Lane Bracket. Pipkens begins the day with a 13 ounce lead. Yesterday he had three fish for 3 pounds. Lane had one fish for 2...

Hanselman on the water

Hanselman on the water

By Jim Sexton

Ray Hanselman has one fish for 1-7 and only about 30 minutes of fishing time remaining. His competition, Adrian Avena, has 3-10. But there’s no spinning out in the calm Texan. He very patiently...

Connell scrambling

Connell scrambling

By Jim Sexton

With less than an hour of fishing time left in the morning bracket, Dustin Connell is scrambling. He knows Greg Vinson has a lead on him and he doesn’t have much time to catch up. Connell has one...

Vinson with No. 1

Vinson with No. 1

By Jim Sexton

Greg Vinson is fishing way up the Coosawatte River. It’s gorgeous up here in the southern Appalachian Mountains, with gin clear water, the trees are beginning to turn, and fog is rolling down the...

Lane with a limit

Lane with a limit

By Jim Sexton

Chris Lane was worrying about filling his limit. “It’s getting late,” he began to sing. Then with about 35 minutes left until the 4:00 check in he caught a 2-pounder, and 10 minutes later he caught...

Swindle with three

Swindle with three

By Jim Sexton

We pulled up on Gerald Swindle and he immediately caught a 2-pound bass. That was his third keeper, giving him 5-12 in BASSTrakk. That’s good enough for fourth place at the moment. Shortly...

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