The Fall Feeding Frenzy

 Get ready! It’s the time of year that all anglers look forward to… the fall feeding frenzy…where bass gorge themselves to the point that it looks like they ate a football! It’s official, the bass buffet is now open for...

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Remembering a True Fishing Legend

   On November 4th of 2021 the bass fishing world lost one of its greatest ambassadors in Aaron Martens. After a long 19 month battle with Glioblastoma, Aaron loaded his boat for the last time and headed into Heavenly waters. Aaron was...

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Age Related Goals

  They say age is just a number, but it’s really a lot more than that. Our age says a lot about who we are, what we’ve been through and what we can and cannot do anymore. Age puts us in a specific generation and sort of defines who we...

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Will Bass Fishing Exist in 100 Years?

Today we’ll take a serious look at what bass fishing might look like 100 years from now. How will anglers of tomorrow look at anglers of today? Will they question our ethics? Will they question our techniques? Are we the pioneers of the bass...

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Earth Shattering News for Anglers

Anglers who are trying to reach the highest level of professional bass fishing just had the rug jerked out from under them. For any serious bass fisherman, their dreams as youngsters of making it to the highest level of professional bass fishing (the...

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The Good Ole Days Part II

Picking up where I left off last week on the “good ole days” of my generation, I’ve always felt that I grew up during the best time a kid could ever ask for. The Vietnam War was ending in the early 70’s and the crazy 60’s...

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The Good Ole Days

As a kid who was raised in the outdoors of East Texas, my days growing up in Mt. Pleasant were filled with fun, fishing, hunting and work. A water hose was more than something you watered the garden with; it was a survival tool while we played outside...

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Critiquing High School Fishing

Before I give my unsolicited opinion, understand one thing; I love that high school bass fishing is really taking off. I think it’s great for the sport and these kids are the future of bass fishing! These young anglers today are quick learners,...

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It’s Too Hot to Fish!

So, with temperatures exceeding the 100-degree mark this summer, that means it’s too hot to fish! From an angler’s perspective, anytime temperatures are above the 95-degree mark, I need to be doing something else besides wetting a hook....

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The Makings of a Great Angler

ass fishing is a funny sport that can and will test a person’s mental stability. It’s comparable to golf in that there’s no one else to blame for your failure or success more than yourself. YOU determine your own fate with skill,...

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Worm Fishing Is a Little Tricky

Fishing with plastic worms has been around ever since Nick Crème stunk up his kitchen and poured the first soft plastic worm in 1949. This one bait revolutionized bass fishing forever, and it became, and still is today, the number one way to...

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Don’t Take Chances with the Sun

When I started this article, my intent was to share information and give advice on protecting yourself from the sun’s harmful rays. Over the years on my radio program called Hook’N Up & Track’N Down, I’ve always made...

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A Rising Local Bass Fishing Star

Some athletes are just born to be great, and some must work hard to develop their skills in order to be great. The great ones do things that are unexplainable and sometimes there’s no logical reason for what they do or why they do it....

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Wrapping Up Key Moments in Bass Fishing History

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve looked at the history of tournament bass fishing and how far the sport has evolved. Today, we’ll wrap it up with the big move that helped take tournament bass fishing to another level….prime time...

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Key Moments in Bass Fishing History Part III

Now let’s take a look at the impact of the 1980’s and 90’s just to see how big bass fishing has become. Ray Scott (who passed away this past May) was the man who had the greatest impact and should be given the credit for everything...

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Key Moments in Bass Fishing History Part II

Today we’ll continue to look back at the history of bass fishing by looking at the 60’s and 70’s, which might be considered the most significant period of bass fishing history. This was without a doubt a time in which bass fishing...

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Key Moments in Bass Fishing History

Time is a funny thing...it’s always changing, and it never seems to stop. But like everything, there is a past, present and eventually a future. The sport of bass fishing goes way back, and today we’ll take a hard look into the past and...

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Bass Anglers...Creatures of Habit

As humans, we tend to repeat things over and over. We like routine and we hate change. Bass fishermen are no different in this respect. As tournaments go, we usually pre-fish for three days, which seems to be the norm. For me, when it comes to...

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Brothers Reconnecting

Every year I make plans to meet my brother, Mike Comer, and my nephew, Chris, along with a host of characters from their past, for some offshore fishing for speckled trout, redfish and maybe a flounder or two. This is a welcome change from my constant...

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Stormy Waters II

Bass fishermen are weather fanatics! We are constantly looking at the forecast and what to expect for our next event. We are so enthralled with the weather that we will look at the forecast 10 days in advance so we can start planning our fishing...

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