UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Eufaula

Fraternal twins

Fraternal twins

<i>Biologically identical, the Baldwin brothers share a fraternal bond and a love for fishing that burns hotter every day</i><br><br>They are big boys, athletic in stature, with cheerful eyes and polite demeanors. They are workingmen who have each carved out a living in the Dayton Fire Department. And they love their wives, their kids, their jobs and their fishing. READ MORE »

A Hoot from the holler

A Hoot from the holler

From rural Arkansas comes Hoot Gibson, a man with a common nickname (he says), but a very uncommon knack for catching fish. READ MORE »

Judy Israel

Judy Israel

<I>Judy Israel has taken to the sport introduced to her by her husband and has made great strides for women in fishing</I><br><br>Judy Israel does not come across like a Gloria Steinem. Then again, she isn't trying to promote sisterhood or further women's social issues. She is just trying to catch fish. And the efficiency and consistency with which she has done so is advancing women's acceptance in a sport stereotypically thought of as being a good ol' boys club. READ MORE »

Trailblazers

<I>Pioneer fishermen Brian Coleman and Marcus Padilla are proving that fishing is a universal sport</I><br><br>As much as Brian Coleman might enjoy thinking of himself as a Jackie Robinson type of figure in the world of competitive bass fishing, his honesty will not allow him to cloud the facts. For Coleman, who is black, remembers hearing racial insults and hateful jeering from opposing dugouts when he played baseball for perennial powerhouse Arizona State University. And he knows of the legacy Robinson left when he broke baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1950s. This is the year 2000, and while he is still one of only a handful of minority fishermen who compete in bass tournaments, he sees no similarities in what he faced as a Sun Devil or what Robinson faced in the big leagues. READ MORE »

Big man on campus

Ross Taylor, 16, turns heads with an impressive Ranger M1 finish. READ MORE »

The gambler

The gambler

Steve Daniel rolls the dice and goes for the win in every tournament. With his recent win, he ties David Fritts with three FLW Tour victories. READ MORE »

Just one of the guys

Like thousands of other weekend tournament anglers, Shannon Devere is having fun while meeting his fishing goals and raising a family. Only Devere is doing so with just one hand. READ MORE »

Money maker

Money maker

Oklahoma's Darrel Robertson earned nearly $1 million in just two bass fishing tournaments. His plans after ringing up all that dough? Help his church pay off a debt and continue his life on the farm. READ MORE »

Family matters

Family matters

Marty Stone is carving out a name for himself among fishing's elite, and he gives credit to his manager, sponsor and biggest fan — his wife. READ MORE »

Man of steel

Man of steel

David Walker turns a personal tragedy into a professional triumph. READ MORE »

Leap of faith

Leap of faith

By putting his fishing future in God's hands, five-time Red Man All-American Curtis Samo works toward his goal of becoming a professional angler. READ MORE »