Steve
Bowman

Biography

Steve Bowman is a veteran outdoor writer, covering B.A.S.S. for almost three decades. He’s currently the editor/manager for tournament coverage on Bassmaster.com.

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Douglas with three

Douglas with three

By Steve Bowman

Josh Douglas has added his third keeper. This one took several minutes to boat after wrapping itself in the brush pile Douglas was fishing.But after a lengthy pull and tug, the fish came free. It...

A spectacular morning

A spectacular morning

By Steve Bowman

I mentioned the boats and activity in this area earlier. But before all of that showed up it was a spectacular morning on Sam Rayburn.The photo is an example of the beauty. But if you’ve been...

Gleason with two

Gleason with two

By Steve Bowman

Darold Gleason has two keepers in his well at the moment.They are not two 9-pounders like had yesterday. Together they won’t come close to matching either of those fish. But he’s getting bit in the...

A crowded situation

A crowded situation

By Steve Bowman

The first thing that struck me this morning after Darold Gleason got to his first spot was the number of boats following him.That photo is just a piece. But there are about 15 boats scattered...

The hot spot

The hot spot

By Steve Bowman

That’s Clay Phillips handing his co-angler a 7-pound plus fish.The two were fishing nearby as I worked up a gallery on Keith Combs. During that process I continued to hear yelling and screaming...

Seven keeper bites

Seven keeper bites

By Steve Bowman

I stopped a bit on Jason Christie. Like Brandon Palaniuk he’s on the lower end. But Christie is shallow. Imagine that.It’s been slow for him too. He’s had “seven keeper bites” but has been only...

Ripple on the water

Ripple on the water

By Steve Bowman

Brandon Palaniuk has been unable to add a second to his well. He’s still bopping around the lower end hitting points with a variety of lures.The wind has started to pick up a bit. Now there’s a...

Zaldain's quick start

Zaldain's quick start

By Steve Bowman

Understand the fish in this photo was not caught this morning. This 9.96-pound bass was caught in practice by Trait Zaldain.Interestingly enough it was caught fairly close to the takeoff point. So...

Busy day on St. Clair

Busy day on St. Clair

By Steve Bowman

It’s definitely Saturday on Lake St. Clair. Boat traffic is relentless.Bill Weidler is right in the middle of it. This spot he’s fishing is like an interchange on the interstate. Folks and boats of...

Take a seat

You don’t see it much these days anymore, but Bill Weidler sits for most of the day when he’s staring at his electronics.

Take a seat

By Steve Bowman

Weidler on a mission

Weidler on a mission

By Steve Bowman

Bill Weidler is a man on a mission all of the sudden. You can see the intensity on his face.This is his sixth keeper and it comes in the boat at 4-2. And it dumps a 2-pounder.His smallest fish in...

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