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THE LATEST BASS FISHING NEWS
John Cox has been steadily toiling on the Walmart FLW Tour scene for a few years, but has really exploded on the scene over the last two seasons with the cherry on top being recently crowned the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup champion on Wheeler Lake a little over a week ago.
What makes Greg Hackney so good? How can David Dudley be so consistent? How does Mark Rose keep sponsors happy for years? What does it really take to be a top-100 pro?
In that 2002 event, I was qualified to win a life-changing $900,000 counting incentives. To finish second and win $110,000 while catching nearly 10 pounds more weight than my nearest competitor was all the incentive I needed to seek how to deal with letdowns.
You might not always catch bass as well as Bryan Thrift, but in early December you sure can fish like him by throwing the same three baits he usually has tied on when he's out fishing in the winter.
Recently, while covering the Bassmaster Elite Series event in Charles County, Md., a friend gave me some of the best advice I’ve ever been given.It was old advice — something I’ve been hearing and preaching to others myself for years. But I guess I needed a reminder.
When I began my career in professional fishing, there was no such thing as GPS. And “networking” was something we did at the local tackle shop or hotel parking lot among other competitors.