Author: Pete Robbins

Best Fishing Subscription Boxes of 2022

Best Fishing Subscription Boxes of 2022

Published Jun 30, 2022 1:51 AM The best fishing subscription boxes are not tackle companies’ castoffs, bu [...]
Best Baitcasting Rods for Bass in 2022

Best Baitcasting Rods for Bass in 2022

Published Jun 3, 2022 1:50 PM I may have a slight addiction to baitcasting rods for bass. I have ceiling [...]
10-Pound Bass Tips: How to Catch Big Largemouth Bass

10-Pound Bass Tips: How to Catch Big Largemouth Bass

Ten. Americans obsess over the number. We compile top 10 lists; you need 10 yards to get a first down; and in 1979, Bo Derek starred in a [...]
Best Rain Gear for Fishing of 2022

Best Rain Gear for Fishing of 2022

The rain sometimes improves a bite, but it can also take the fun out of being on the water unless you have rain gear for fishing. Many [...]
Best Bass Lures for Summer 2022

Best Bass Lures for Summer 2022

The best bass lures for summer all take advantage of one key factor—when the going gets hot, fish don’t want to work for their food. Ba [...]
Sympathy for the swimbaiter | Bassmaster

Sympathy for the swimbaiter | Bassmaster

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Steve Kennedy will be fishing on Sunday because he followed his wife’s advice.The Auburn, Ala., pro was tied for third place afte [...]
Practice makes perplexity, spawns predictions

Practice makes perplexity, spawns predictions

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Photographer Andy Crawford and I spent the Wednesday prior to the 2022 Bassmaster Classic in a popular and prolific tributary of [...]
The fine line between alone and lonely

The fine line between alone and lonely

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- At the Bassmaster Classic registration meeting at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Greenville, 54 jerseyed anglers grouped up tight [...]
Fantasy Fishing: Winners just win

Fantasy Fishing: Winners just win

The first rule of picking Bassmaster Classic winners is that there are no rules.Sure, you can crunch numbers, play probabilities or consult your Mag [...]
Fantasy Fishing: Pick lookers and flippers

Fantasy Fishing: Pick lookers and flippers

During these short turnaround weeks, I’m often conflicted about who to pick. Do you take the top finishers from the first derby, hoping to ride thei [...]
Best Lipless Crankbaits for 2022

Best Lipless Crankbaits for 2022

Lipless crankbaits are simple lures that can be fished effectively by anglers of all skill levels. Beginners can cast one out and reel [...]
Elite Analysis – Day 1 in Palatka

Elite Analysis – Day 1 in Palatka

“Why don’t we just dive into this thing?” Tommy Sanders asked in his dulcet-toned voice at the beginning of Bassmaster LIVE. “We have waited long en [...]
Elite analysis – Super Sunday in Palatka

Elite analysis – Super Sunday in Palatka

In a Bassmaster column two weeks ago, Chris Zaldain cited a famous Mike Tyson quotation: “Everyone has a plan, till they get punched in the mouth.”T [...]
Elite analysis – Day 3 in Palatka

Elite analysis – Day 3 in Palatka

John Crews saw his lead shrink today from slightly less than 10 pounds to 3 pounds 1 ounce, but against the charging tide of a changing top ten he d [...]
Elite analysis – Day 2 in Palatka

Elite analysis – Day 2 in Palatka

Today was moving day on the St. Johns River and with the exception of leader John Crews who kept his foot on the gas, the only thing that was predic [...]
Fantasy Fishing: They all count the same

Fantasy Fishing: They all count the same

The biggest fallacy about professional bass fishing is that it’s OK to be a slow starter, or to say that you struggle in Florida, or to depend on [...]
Best Spring Bass Lures of 2022

Best Spring Bass Lures of 2022

Spring is most bass anglers’ favorite season, because fish are often at their fattest and most active. However, springtime fishing c [...]
The Japanese ‘Core Four’ | Bassmaster

The Japanese ‘Core Four’ | Bassmaster

Just shy of his 35th birthday, Taku Ito may be the youngest of the four Japanese anglers who will compete on the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2022, [...]
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