James Hall

LIVE gets livelier

LIVE gets livelier

By James Hall

If I didn’t work for B.A.S.S., I probably would have been fired last year. See, I have an addiction. During Elite Series events, I simply can’t turn off Bassmaster LIVE. As a matter of fact, I...

An unlikely reunion

An unlikely reunion

By James Hall

Captain Steve Carter was practicing for the European Open bass fishing tournament on Spain’s Lake Caspe in September 1986. He was serving in the U.S. Air Force in Zaragoza and spent his off-time...

Celebrating devotion

Expo visitors literally packed the Knoxville Convention Center hallways before the event officially opened.

Celebrating devotion

By James Hall

I go to a lot of sporting events. My daughter attends the University of Alabama (Roll Tide), so the football games are a great time to catch up. In my hometown of Birmingham, Ala., there is a minor...

Three big inspirations

Three big inspirations

By James Hall

“Big Bass. Big Stage. Big Dreams. That’s what the Elite Series represents to not only these pros, but to any angler ...”Drew Cook took a shot to the face with a bullet. Well, it was a bullet weight...

The smell of support

The smell of support

By James Hall

I bought a candle. I think it was the bramble berry scent, whatever that is. I do know that it was the color of my favorite junebug worm, which sealed the deal. The purchase was inspired by my...

Bad luck perspective

Bad luck perspective

By James Hall

Do you hang around people that have bad luck just to make yourself feel better? Wait, let me rephrase; that sounds mean. Do any of your good buddies happen to have a good run of bad luck, which...

You better book it

You better book it

By James Hall

You might want to go ahead and save these dates: March 15-17, 2019. Actually, you might want to go ahead and book a hotel. Search the best places to stay in Knoxville, Tenn. Downtown. In case you...