UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Dale Hollow Lake

Early winter striped bass

Early winter striped bass

Standing at the helm of his 21-foot-long bay boat, Claude Bain leaned on the throttle and scanned the horizon. “They’re up here somewhere,” he yelled above the roar of the wind and the engine. “All we have to do is find them.” On this unseasonably warm morning in early December, we had just rolled out of Virginia Beach’s Lynnhaven Inlet and into the wide mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in a quest to battle giant striped bass. But first we had to find them. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Kim Bain

Performance Profile: Kim Bain

For years, Kim Bain of Brisbane, Australia, dreamed of fishing for largemouth bass in North America. A few years ago the Australian finally got her chance. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: J.T. Kenney

Performance Profile: J.T. Kenney

In his first few years as a professional bass angler, J.T. Kenney of Frostburg, Md., has learned plenty about competitive fishing and beyond. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Mike Folkestad

Performance Profile: Mike Folkestad

Mike Folkestad isn’t quite sure what to think about the term legendary, especially when it’s connected to his name. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Bobby Lane

Performance Profile: Bobby Lane

These days, when Bobby Lane heads out for a day of bass fishing, he usually starts by hooking his shiny Ranger to his burly Chevy Tahoe. The 31-year-old up-and-coming pro angler from Lakeland, Fla., hasn’t always traveled in such style. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Zackery Seal, Stetson Blaylock

Performance Profile: Zackery Seal, Stetson Blaylock

Kids are often abundant at bass tournament weigh-ins, mingling wide-eyed among the sport’s most famous pros. Zackery Seal and Stetson Blaylock aren’t like most kids. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Dennis Jeffrey

Performance Profile: Dennis Jeffrey

Ask Dennis Jeffrey for his life’s angling highlights, and he has a few. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Glenn Browne

Performance Profile: Glenn Browne

Heading into the third event of the 2004 Wal-Mart FLW Tour, Glenn Browne could not stop thinking about what had happened at the season-opening tournament. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Darrell Stevens

Performance Profile: Darrell Stevens

Patience may be a virtue for most folks, but it is an absolute necessity for a bass-tournament co-angler. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Brent Ehrler

Performance Profile: Brent Ehrler

Just 27, Brent Ehrler – pronounced “AIR-ler” – is coming off the best season in his short career as a pro fisherman. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Lendell Martin Jr.

Performance Profile: Lendell Martin Jr.

As he approached 50, Lendell Martin Jr. was in a good place. READ MORE »

Performance Profile: Crews control

Performance Profile: Crews control

John Crews has been to enough bass tournaments to know what happens when Kevin VanDam appears on stage. READ MORE »