Archive | October, 2002

Boat Show Basics

Boat Show Basics The January Boat Show is one of the biggest sport shows of the year. Just about every boat manufacturer is represented by a Houston dealer at the show. Also fishing guides from all over the world will be on hand with information on guided fishing and hunting trips. There is also a […]

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Back to the Beach

Back to the Beach Late Summer and early Fall mark a time of year that sends us in new directions. The change of season sends many of us to the woods scouting in preparation for the up coming deer season. This time of year I get little break from my freshwater guiding. School starting and […]

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Another Lesson Learned

Another Lesson Learned Last month I fished the Alabama BassMaster Eastern Invitational on Lake Guntersville. I had never been to the lake but I knew that it had aquatic vegetation in the form of milfoil and coontail. Driving to Alabama I was putting together some possible seasonal patterns for mid-May. Topwaters, buzzbaits, spinnerbaits, and Carolina […]

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Little Things

Little Things So many of the “little things” in bass fishing are overlooked by anglers. They still catch bass because they do enough things right to overcome the things they may not do completely right. Over time a bass fisherman develops a confidence in his productive methods and fishes himself into a rut. Gaining a […]

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Circular Bass Fishing

Circular Bass Fishing It’s not the Sports Illustrated magazine of bass fishing that BassMaster is. It’s not the how to or the when and where that is usually portrayed in other bass fishing magazines. It is an in depth look at the heart, mind, and soul of real bass fishing outdoorsmen. From many angles this […]

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Attempting Razor Sharp Consciousness

Attempting Razor Sharp Consciousness There are so many levels of awareness that a person can achieve through bass fishing. A weekend angler or even an angler who rarely bass fishes can attain close relationships with bass, nature, and his/her surroundings. A serious bass fisherman or tournament bass fisherman can reach extreme levels of awareness during […]

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Night Bass Fishing

Night Bass Fishing Being a very popular lake for fishing and water skiing, Lake Conroe receives quite a bit of pressure throughout the summer. As fishermen, we know that fishing is usually better during the week when there less boat traffic on the lake. The fish are not spooky and nervous like they get when […]

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Jay Yelas Wins 2002 BASS Masters Classic

Jay Yelas Wins 2002 BASS Masters Classic KENNESAW, Ga. — Yamaha/Skeeter pro Jay Yelas, whom many say is the perfect ambassador for bass fishing, added the sport’s most sought-after honor to his list of accomplishments Saturday by winning the 32nd 2002 CITGO BASS Masters Classic championship on Lay Lake in Alabama. A Yamaha/Skeeter pro team […]

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