An idea had been circling in the head of longtime tournament pro and guide Kurt Dove for a number of years: he wanted to share his fishing expertise in a novel way, one that would help youth to gain appreciation for the sport.
Veteran PAA pro Harold Allen, an original member of the “Hemphill Gang” at Toledo Bend, caught his first bass on a plastic worm long before most of the current crop of pros fished their first tournaments.
Four current members and veterans of the fishing industry have been elected to serve on the Professional Anglers Association Board of Directors.
Docks are some of the most complex structures we have to catch bass and perhaps a type of cover that many anglers fish but the question is, how effectively?
For a river rat like Mark Rose, raised fishing the shallow oxbows of the Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, offshore structure fishing was initially a conundrum that he could avoid.
Hines and his company have become leaders in the boat wrap field, preparing and installing wraps for many of the top pros on the Bassmaster Elite, FLW and PAA tournament trails.
Growing up on a thousand acre dairy farm in central Kentucky, hard work was a birthright and a way of life for PAA pro Chris Hines.
Steve Kennedy knew that if he could catch a limit of any size on Saturday, he would have a good shot at notching his second PAA Tournament Series victory in as many years.
Photos from Saturday’s weigh-in at the Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series presented by Carrot Stix on Old Hickory Lake.