Don Barone

Comfort zone

Comfort zone

By Don Barone

“The long and winding road…”Dateline: Lake Oahe, South Dakota“There are always new places to go fishing. For any fisherman, there's always a new place, always a new horizon.” - Jack NicklausTake...

Five down, four to go

Five down, four to go

By Don Barone

“To everything…” Dateline: La Crosse “When I race my mind is full of doubts, who will finish second, who will finish third.”Noureddine Morceli1996 Olympic Gold Medalist1,500 metersI don’t...

Prime Chuck

Prime Chuck

By Don Barone

“There's a place for us…”Dateline: Backstage“Chuck, he’s my right hand man and has been so for years, am I going to miss him, you bet I am, you bet.”Trip WeldonB.A.S.S. tournament director“Chuck...

A boy named Fischer

A boy named Fischer

By Don Barone

(A column for your children or grandchildren, not you...)Dateline: Imagination “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real.”Harry...

Mellow, wins

Mellow, wins

By Don Barone

(or the night I saw Michael Jordan wink)“You jump, jump here…”Dateline: After the weigh-in“Patience will achieve more than force.”~Edmund BurkIt was close, the game, maybe two, three points top....

db: Grand

db: Grand

By Don Barone

“All my life's a circle…”Dateline: Grove, Oklahoma“The journey not the arrival matters.”T. S. Eliot We’re back.Did you miss us?Last time we had a regular season Elite gig, Tak won it by 7...

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