Author: David A. Brown

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High School: Central Florida duo snag the win with 25 pounds

High School: Central Florida duo snag the win with 25 pounds

LEESBURG, Fla. — Bryce Balentine and Dalton Loos of the Central Florida Youth Anglers employed a balanced game plan based on quantity and quality [...]
Early bites set the pace at Harris Chain

Early bites set the pace at Harris Chain

Florida strain largemouth bass love to eat. Florida strain largemouth bass hate cold fronts. Day 1 of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series at H [...]
Hartwell’s unique manmade habitat | Bassmaster

Hartwell’s unique manmade habitat | Bassmaster

Call it a case of lost-and-found. The bottom of Lake Hartwell lost a lot of what would’ve been bass-friendly habitat during its construction, but [...]
Gear Review: Travel Storage Bags

Gear Review: Travel Storage Bags

WHAT IS IT?Gamakatsu Travel Storage Bags WHAT SETS IT APART?Gamakatsu now provides a series of road-trip ready bags for carrying tackle and gear. [...]
Hartwell’s habitat enhancement | Bassmaster

Hartwell’s habitat enhancement | Bassmaster

Neighborhood surveysDropping a bunch of fish condos into a lake sounds like a good idea — and it generally does amount to such. But determining w [...]
Gear Review: South Bend Ready2Fish Just Add Bait

Gear Review: South Bend Ready2Fish Just Add Bait

WHAT IS IT?South Bend Ready2Fish Just Add BaitWHAT SETS IT APART?Building on its 20-year tradition of creating rod/reel and tackle combos, South [...]
Carolinians in the Classic | Bassmaster

Carolinians in the Classic | Bassmaster

Call it an early peek, recon or just due diligence; several competitors from North and South Carolina spent time on Lake Hartwell prior to the of [...]
Gear Review: Shimano Curado 150 MGL

Gear Review: Shimano Curado 150 MGL

WHAT IS IT?Shimano Curado 150 MGLWHAT SETS IT APART?Optimizing the combination of tournament-tested performance and versatility among low-profile [...]
Land of Giants: Be selective for winter slobs

Land of Giants: Be selective for winter slobs

Hank Cherry Cherry admits it may sound surprising, but his experience on lakes like Norman, Wylie, Grand and Guntersville tells him that, even in [...]
Gear Review: Huk Pursuit Jacket

Gear Review: Huk Pursuit Jacket

WHAT IS IT?Huk Pursuit JacketWHAT SETS IT APART?Often it happens — a casual day on the water sees its weather worsen with conditions bringing jus [...]
Winning winter cranking targets | Bassmaster

Winning winter cranking targets | Bassmaster

Transitional banks — Whether it’s boulders to chunk rock, chunk rock to pea gravel or any other scenario, Crews notes that changes in bank compos [...]
Gear Review: BOOYAH Covert Night Time Spinnerbait

Gear Review: BOOYAH Covert Night Time Spinnerbait

WHAT IS IT?BOOYAH Covert Night TimeWHAT SETS IT APART?In 2019, Booyah introduced a tremendously diverse family of spinnerbaits designed by Bassma [...]
Gear Review: Frogg Toggs FTX Armor Jacket

Gear Review: Frogg Toggs FTX Armor Jacket

WHAT IS IT?Frogg Toggs FTX Armor Jacket and BibbsWHAT SETS IT APART?When designing the Armor jacket and bibbs, Frogg Toggs gathered input from so [...]
The drawdown is not a letdown

The drawdown is not a letdown

Consider the plus side“The way I look at the drawdown is that it condenses everything,” said Bassmaster Elite pro Skylar Hamilton. “You still hav [...]
I wood if I could

I wood if I could

It's a fact: Sometimes, you have to do things the hard way. But if it means catching bass around natural wood targets, that’s not such a bad deal [...]
Gear Review: 13 Fishing Origin 1 Reel

Gear Review: 13 Fishing Origin 1 Reel

WHAT IS IT?13 Fishing Origin 1 ReelWHAT SETS IT APART?Terms like “sleek and low fastback body” might sound like a discussion of s [...]
Welcher’s poker connection | Bassmaster

Welcher’s poker connection | Bassmaster

At 12:03 a.m., Feb. 12, 2014, Kyle Welcher walked into IP Casino in Biloxi, Miss. Just three minutes into his 21st birthday, he was primed and re [...]
Taku talks to smallmouth | Bassmaster

Taku talks to smallmouth | Bassmaster

Formative yearsClever stuff, but Ito recently allowed a tour of his wheelhouse and, believe what you want, but it sounds like there’s definitely [...]
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