Steve
Bowman

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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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Halfway through Friday

Halfway through Friday

By Steve Bowman

More than halfway through the day and having spent time around a third of the anglers, it seems as if today’s productivity is down.That’s typically the case anyway. But the weather change has had...

Kissimmee grass

Kissimmee grass

By Steve Bowman

Gerald Swindle is fishing an area that many equate to standard Florida fishing.It’s a huge area filled with lily pads, Kissimmee grass, pepper grass and hydrilla underneath it.Somewhere in that...

A sitting spell

A sitting spell

By Steve Bowman

Gerald Swindle had a prolonged sitting spell in his boat while we bobbed and tossed in the waves of Toho.We figured he was making some rod changes, and we would soon be moving. Swindle didn’t...

On to Swindle

On to Swindle

By Steve Bowman

We’ve moved off John Hunter for a while and settled on Gerald Swindle. We got close enough to find out he has two keepers, but we don’t know how big.The wind is moving pretty good so hearing is at...

Hunter lands a keeper

Hunter lands a keeper

By Steve Bowman

John Hunter has boated his first keeper. There’s not a lot to tell about it. I was writing the last blog and allowed him to get a little too far away. By the time we got close enough to verify a...

Kicking into gear?

Kicking into gear?

By Steve Bowman

There was a feeling this morning that this big change in wind and temperatures was going to kick things into gear.Andy Crawford is covering James Casteel, and I’m on John Hunter. Neither of us has...

Hunter's body language

Hunter's body language

By Steve Bowman

John Hunter is an animated angler. He’s not hyper. But you can read his body language fairly easily. He’s got a lot of energy in his casts. And it transfers to his stance when he’s reeling in.Where...

Championship Friday

Championship Friday

By Steve Bowman

It’s Championship day at the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on the Kissimmee Chain, and it’s like no other in this three-day event.I’m sitting on leader John Hunter bobbing up and down near an...

Monti making moves

Monti making moves

By Steve Bowman

After 3 1/2 hours Kyle Monti has made his first move of the day. He didn’t go far, possibly a half mile or so. Thankfully it’s more out of the wind than where he’s been sitting all morning. It...

Monti on a roll

Monti on a roll

By Steve Bowman

Kyle Monti has added his second keeper of the day and the tit for tat game he had Chris Zaldain have started is now in the other court. Monti’s fish appeared to be a spotted bass. It was not...

Our timing is off

Our timing is off

By Steve Bowman

They say timing is everything in bass fishing. It’s that way covering this crazy sport too.We set on Kyle Monti earlier. Watched him finish his limit. Build a good stringer.Then we decided to run...

Monti with a limit

Monti with a limit

By Steve Bowman

Kyle Monti has finished his limit. Again it looked small. It may have been a spotted bass. But it went into the well. Prior to catching that fish BassTrakk had him just 1 pound, 1 ounce out of...

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