Archive for October, 2010

Do you eat during a tournament?

Do you eat during a tournament?

[ 0 ] October 31, 2010 |

Do you eat when you’re fishing in a tournament? If not, you’re robbing your body and brain of fuel. Fishing isn’t a contact sport like football, but tournament anglers battle the weather and need mental acuity to stay sharp. Eating during tournament day doesn’t mean taking 20 minutes to relax for a shore lunch. I […]

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See the Minnow … Be, Be, Be the Minnow

See the Minnow … Be, Be, Be the Minnow

[ 2 ] October 28, 2010 |

Autumn bass fishing can be hit-or-miss at times due to the great number of shad in the back of creeks or pockets. It’s one thing to say “match the size of the bait” and yet another to do it effectively. Sometimes you can be throwing something that looks just like a shad … but either […]

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The Buzz on BASS: Bold or Boneheaded?

The Buzz on BASS: Bold or Boneheaded?

[ 10 ] October 28, 2010 |

When the news came out earlier this week about changes in the BASS qualifying structure for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic and Elite Series season, it set off the expected round of cheers and jeers from anglers and fans.

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Florida FWC to Host Meetings on Toho Hydrilla

Florida FWC to Host Meetings on Toho Hydrilla

[ 0 ] October 27, 2010 |

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will hold a public meeting Nov. 5 to discuss the changes for hydrilla management on Lake Toho for the winter of 2010-11. The meeting will be Nov. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Osceola County Commission Chambers in the Administrative […]

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Zappu Mustang Head a Neat Twist

Zappu Mustang Head a Neat Twist

[ 0 ] October 27, 2010 |

ima pro Fred Roumbanis of Oklahoma couldn’t wait to show off a new jighead from Zappu called the Mustang Head, which definitely is unique. Roumbanis whipped out a little pack of three jigheads and proudly showed them off before adding a Double Diamond swimbait. “Swims great, stands up on the bottom and they smash it,” […]

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Bass Pro Shops racing team at Alabama BPS

Bass Pro Shops racing team at Alabama BPS

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

In Alabama and the racing world it’s known as “Talladega Weekend,” the span when gearheads and NASCAR’s top drivers assault Talladega Superspeedway for the second of two annual races. Talladega is a wonderful track, immense and fast and very cool if you’re a racing fan. I started covering races for my old newspaper job back […]

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Ace to Win Similar to Final-Hour Bass

Ace to Win Similar to Final-Hour Bass

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

PGA Tour pro Jonathan Byrd aced the fourth playoff hole last Sunday in Las Vegas to win the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital Open, putting a stunning end to the final round being played in eclipsing darkness.

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Bill Lowen limited edition duck call to benefit Delta Waterfowl

Bill Lowen limited edition duck call to benefit Delta Waterfowl

[ 0 ] October 26, 2010 |

Flambeau Outdoors is partnering with 2011 Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen to benefit Delta Waterfowl by offering a limited edition Bill Lowen duck call.

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