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My offseason passion

Everyone has a passion aside from their career. It just so happens even Bassmaster Elite Series pros, like myself, toil in other activities during our free time. Other than spending...

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Offseason downtime

Downtime: Everybody needs it to avoid getting burned out. Job burnout is real. Everyone lives for the weekend. From February through October I don’t have much downtime, especially on weekends....

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Fishing Towns: Dandridge, Tenn.

DANDRIDGE, Tenn. — All it takes is reviewing B.A.S.S. tournament history of Jefferson County, Tennessee, to confirm it is indeed home to two bass fishing towns. Since 1981, Dandridge and...

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Fishing towns: Waddington, N.Y.

WADDINGTON, N.Y. — The Village of Waddington, N.Y., lists its permanent resident population at 972. This week that number could swell to an astounding 34,972. Bass fishing is the likely...

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Fishing towns: Huntingdon, Tenn.

HUNTINGDON, Tenn. – Take Exit 108 off Interstate 40 and turn onto Tennessee State Highway 22. Out there, amongst the perfectly symmetrical rows of corn and soybeans, the section of highway...

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Fishing towns: Dayton, Tenn.

DAYTON, Tenn. – These are historic times for the tiny town of Dayton, Tennessee. Nearly 400 anglers are crossing the stage for weigh-in during the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open...

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Cliff Pirch: Elk guide

Much like bass fishing, patience pays off when Pirch is a guide for elk hunts.

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