Rattling


Trying to call deer to me is probably my very favorite way to hunt. There are some keys to it though. One of them is that you have to do it at the right time. When I talk about time, I mean the time of day when deer are most active, and the time
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Colder Weather Think Less Erratic Baits


As water temperatures get cooler and bass settle into their true winter-time patterns, two things are for sure. You have to move your baits more slowly and make them less erratic. Many of the best winter-time baits are made to be fished slow.
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Square Bill Crankbait


I’m a power fisherman, and one of my very favorite baits to power fish with is the square bill crankbait. The one I throw probably more than any other is the KVD 1.5 Square bill. As far as colors go, I usually like something in a shad color or chartreus
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Buzzbaits in the Fall


One of the best baits to fish in the fall is a buzzbait, and one of my favorite buzzbaits is the Strike King Sugar Buzz. What’s great about the Sugar Buzz is the clacking sound it makes when the blades hit the head as they spin. Instead of a skirt,
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Picking Colors


I get asked all the time what colors I like in soft plastics, and my response is typically that the best color is the one you have the most confidence in. I personally like green pumpkin the best in most situations (and have always been just
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Sometimes You Have to Slow Down


Sometimes in the fall, you just have to slow down. I am a power fisherman. I enjoy trying to figure out patterns by moving quickly and covering as much water as possible. In the fall, I prefer to throw top water, crankbaits or spinnerbaits, catching
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Tournament Fishing - No Room For Fear!


Fear. It’s the most destructive force in competitive bass fishing. There’s just no room for it if you want to be successful in tournaments. What I’m talking about is going back to the same places you always go to on your home lake or where you got a f
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Opening Day


Probably the most exciting single day of the year for me is not Christmas, or my birthday or even the final day of a big tournament. The most exciting day of the year is the opening day of deer season. In most of Texas, the rifle season opens November 4
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Best All Around Flipping Set Up


There are a lot of different flipping set up, butIf I had to choose my favorite set up for flipping this would be it: My favorite flipping bait is a Strike King Rage Bug. It’s a real compact bait with little legs that move around well in the water.
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Big Bass Big Baits


In the early Fall, you often see lots of big Gizzard Shad. Bass love these giant shad, and you want to go big with your set up to target these fish. When you start noticing big Gizzard Shad, think big baits. I like to use a big Strike King 3/8 oz. buzz
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Vertical Flipping


One of the best ways to catch bass if flipping. Sometimes the fish are on the edges of cover, but oftentimes bass get right in the center of all that thick stuff, and the only way to get to them is with a vertical presentation. Braided line is the best
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Preparing for Bow Season


As bow season quickly approaches, I find myself getting all my gear ready and trying to control everything I can possibly control. One of the main things in my control is my shooting accuracy. To me, it’s all about practice. You have to shoot a lot and
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Culling Fish


I have always felt that keeping fish alive and well is an angler’s responsibility. Since it’s been available, I have used a TH Marine Oxygenator and TH Marine’s G-Juice livewell treatment. Also, when culling fish, you have to have the right system in
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Topwater Rod Selection


Topwater baits are often fished with a lot of wrist action. In other words, you have to move the rod tip in a way to make the bait act the way you want it to. To do this well, you need the right rod. A rod that is too long will often wear your arm down
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The Best Line for Topwater


Choosing the best line for topwater fishing can be a difficult proposition. There are several ways you can go, and each one of them has its benefits and drawbacks. The old standby is monofilament. I like Sunline Defier mono, usually in 17 or 19 pound
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Flipping - It's All About The Hook!


Probably the most important part of any flipping set up is the hook you choose to use. Personally, I like a straight shank hook. I think it gives me the best hook up ratio. It’s easy to rig, and the bait stays very straight. The hook I have recently s
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Pro's Choice - The Jig


Probably one of the most versatile baits you can fish for bass anytime, anywhere is the jig. There are all kinds of different jigs – swim jigs, vibrating head jigs, football head jigs, structure jigs, casting jigs, flipping jigs, and big jigs designed to
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Now is the Time to Practice


If you’re like me, when mid-August comes around, you start anticipating the opening of bow season. We have started seeing some photos of deer on trail cameras and can’t wait to get the season started. For me the big key is practice. I like to get
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August Fishing


Typically in August, especially in the deep south, bass begin to transition from deeper water back to more shallow water. Usually it is not because it is cooling down because where I live in Texas, it is probably the hottest month of the year.
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Topwater


One of my favorite ways to fish period is topwater, and summertime is a great time for it. The best time to get topwater bites is in the early morning when the fish are shallow and active. One of my first go-to baits is the buzz bait. It covers a lot
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Targeting Bluegill for Bass


A great way to catch bass in the summer is targeting the bluegill spawn. The time is right when the water is warm and the moon is full or new. Fishing for blue gill is fun too. I love catching bluegill, but you can also catch big bass that are feeding
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Deep Water Strategies


How do you set up to catch fish off of ledges in the hot days of summer? The first thing I do is make sure I have about six or seven baits rigged up – football jigs, a few deep diving crankbaits, Carolina rig, and a flutter spoon – something I can jerk
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Forrest Wood Cup


In the world of professional fishing, when the year starts, one of the goals of every FLW Tour pro is to qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup. Fifty-one anglers will compete in the Cup this year, and needless to say, it is a prestigious field. I had a
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Wade Fishing


Every year my family heads down to the Texas coast for a vacation. I usually try to sneak off to do some wade fishing early in the mornings, and this year I had some great success. We caught mostly reds in shallow water sight fishing. There is just not
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Potomac Snakeheads


If you hear anything about fishing at the Potomac River, one thing you’ll probably hear about is snakeheads. They’re an extremely bizarre fish that are considered invasive by both the Maryland and Virginia Departments of Natural Resources.
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The Potomac River


We are traveling home from the FLW Tour stop #7 on the Potomac River in Maryland. The Potomac River is one of my favorite places in the country to fish. After three days of practice, the biggest concentration of fish I found was in a giant grass bed
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Heading to the Potomac


I’m on my way to the Potomac River for the last FLW Tour stop of the year. I won this event back in 2015 during the same time of year. My understanding is that the fishery is a little different now. There is a lot more grass. I hear there is good grass
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The Upper Mississippi River


The sixth stop on the FLW Tour this year was a place I have never fished – the Upper Mississippi River out of La Crosse, Wisconsin on pools 7, 8 and 9. What a cool fishery! Shallow water, current, wing dams, grass, flooded timber – the fishery has it
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The Tail Race


In all the tournaments that I’ve fished on the Tennessee River, I have never fished the tail race below the dams. The other day while in Florence Alabama at the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship, Wade and I decided to try the Wheeler Dam
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2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship


Every year for the past few years in, the sport of bass fishing heads to Florence, Alabama in May for the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship on Pickwick Lake. Northern Alabama is truly one of the most supportive areas for bass fishing
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Jig Fishing


One of the questions I get asked the most is what is your favorite bait. Well the answer is actually very easy, but also very complicated. Here’s why. My answer is a Strike King jig. The problem is that there are so many different ones and they can all be
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Sexy Dawg


It’s the time of year when topwater really excels. You can catch fish on topwater when the water temperature reaches 55 degrees but May and June is the time when topwater really takes off, and the best conditions are when the water is clear
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Practicing for a Tournament


When practicing for a tournament, the goal is not to catch a bunch of fish. Sometimes you will hook some of them and sometimes you need to hook some, but it’s really all about risk v. reward. In other words, if you have to drive thirty miles to fish a
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Lake Cumberland


I recently returned from the FLW Tour event on Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. This lake is nestled in the hills of South central Kentucky, and it’s truly one of the most beautiful lakes I’ve seen. It looks like Beaver Lake on steroids - clear water, small
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Pre-Spawn, Spawn or Post-spawn?


When fishing a tournament in the middle of the Spring, how do you decide what the fish are doing? The way I go about it is to fish the way I prefer to fish first and see if that works. Letting the bites dictate which way to fish is the best way to
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Harris Chain


The most recent FLW Tour event was on the Harris Chain of lakes out of Leesburg, Florida. To be honest, I haven’t ever fished it before and really had not heard that many good things about it. It ended up being a great place to fish though. I caught
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Rage Swimmer


Swimbaits have become more and more popular over the last couple of years. Tournament anglers are always looking to these baits for bigger bites. One I have found recently that has really put some nice fish in the boat is the Strike King Rage Swimmer.
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Turkey Season


As a professional bass fisherman, it’s hard to find time for anything other than fishing in the Spring. But one thing I have found a way to make time for is spring turkey season. There is really nothing quite like it.
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Fishing Sixty Degree Water


As a bass fisherman, one thing I always look at when I put my boat in the water is water temperature. This time of year especially, and I'm always hoping it will be over 60 degrees. What's so significant about 60 degrees? It’s when bass start to spawn
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March Outdoors!


The month of March is truly one of my favorite months of the year. Fist, the bass are moving shallow spawning, and the big ones are active. Some of my favorite baits this time of year include Strike King Sexy Dawg, Strike King Rage Menace, and a
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Lake Amistad


One of my favorite lakes in Texas is Lake Amistad on the border near Del Rio. It has clear water, a lot of cover. and I've had some great days down there over the years. The last 4 or 5 years have been rough for Amistad
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Lake Travis


FLW Tour stop number 2 recently wrapped up on my home lake. Travis. There is always a little extra pressure that goes along with fishing your home lake, so I was anxious to get it started and get the jitters out.
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Lake Guntersville 2017


I got home about a week ago from the FLW Tour event at Lake Guntersville, AL. I was ready to get the season started and starting off at one of the best fisheries in the country always feels good. The first day of competition I had 15 lb. 2 oz, and was in
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The Spawn is Coming


Water temperatures all around Texas are currently in the mid to upper 50s, and the weather has been unseasonably warm. What does that mean?
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You Say You Want Turkey?


Two years ago, I was visiting with Wade Middleton about the lack of turkey at our ranch in Central Texas. You see, we have always had a ton of birds, but two years ago (due to the drought and other unknown factors) the numbers were in severe jeopardy.
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2017 FLW Tour


The 2017 FLW Tour is about to kick off. To give you an idea about some of the great fisheries we will be at this year, here’s a quick preview. We start off at Lake Guntersville, AL, arguably one of the best five lakes in the country.
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The One that Got Away


Have you ever thought about what happened to the one that got away? I’ve got a story about one that got away, or more accurately, the one I let get away. We saw a deer seven years ago at our ranch lease in Mexico. It was a 4 ½ year old
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Spinnerbait


What used to probably be the most used lure in any tackle box was the spinnerbait. In the day of swim baits and vibrating jigs, the spinnerbait is often totally overlooked, but there are many situations in which it is still the best bait. The spinnerbait
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Success!


I recently had the opportunity to film my daughter, Emily, while hunting big whitetails in Texas. After a few weekends of no luck, we finally hit the jackpot. The first hunt of the weekend was cold, rainy and miserable. We had several nice bucks in ran
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Cold Water Jerkbait Fishing


When the water gets cold, one bait I always turn to is a jerkbait. And one of my new favorites is the Strike King KVD J300D. To really maximize this technique, the water needs to be clear. If it is, fishing this bait off of rocky shorelines
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Broadhead Selection


What’s the best broadhead to use? Really it's a very simple question. For me it's which broadhead shot best out of my bow. So for starters, you have to practice with them. I want the broadhead to shoot exactly the same as the practice points.
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Classic Bait


Bass bait styles and techniques have morphed and evolved over the years, and lately it seems like the change is happening more quickly than ever. But there are some bass fishing baits that have been around for a really long time, and have fundamentally
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Sam Rayburn


When you think of Texas bass fishing, one name that comes to mind very quickly is Sam Rayburn Reservoir in East Texas. It is a giant lake that has always been an incredible largemouth fishery. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to fish it
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Hunting the Rut


In Texas, often times as deer hunters, we get into a pattern of hunting for a few hours in the morning and then going back out in the evening, the times when deer are moving and feeding. But if there is one time of year when you really need to spend
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Old School as Water Cools


In the fall of the year, shad are oftentimes the most important forage for a bass. Sometimes it’s Threadfin shad and sometimes it’s Gizzard shad. Strike King spinnerbaits and/or buzz baits are some of my favorite baits to us to access these fish .
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First Time Hunter


Last weekend was a special one for our family. We had a great time hosting my new son-in-law’s family at the ranch. They harvested a few doe, we laughed a lot, and we got to know this new extended family a little better and appreciate the blessing they
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First Bow Hunt of the Year


The first front has finally come and gone leaving us with just a taste of the cooler air to come. There’s just nothing like it, waking up in the morning feeling the bite of cool air and knowing deer season is here. For me, opening weekend actually start
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Fall Bass Fishing


When the water starts to cool in Texas (about October), bass often get really active in shallow water. Probably my favorite way to fish this time of year is to throw topwater. Two of my go-to baits are a Strike King 3/8 oz. Buzz Bait and a Sexy Dawg. I
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The Fortitude Bow


I recently got my new bow, the Cabela’s Fortitude from the Buda, Texas store. One of the things I love about my local Cabela’s is the help I get from the outfitters to get everything on the bow tuned in and set perfectly. I shot a Cabela’s bow the last f
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Vacation!


For the first time in a long time, Patti and I had the opportunity to go on a vacation. We have been to Florida many times for fishing tournaments, but never on vacation. Many of our friends take tropical vacations and tell us we should go, but we never
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Venice Red Fishing


I have been fishing many places in my life – all over the country. When it comes to sheer greatness, I would probably pick Venice Louisiana as my number one pick. It is just so vast. You can fish for trout, flounder, tuna, jackfish, shark, snapper, bas
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For the Love of Dove Hunting


For me dove hunting marks the start of hunting season, which is what we plan for, think about, obsess over, prepare for and just flat enjoy. Deer hunting is probably my favorite kind of hunting and what I spend the most time on, but dove hunting is a tim
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Texas Fishing Re-fuels as Lakes Re-fill!


I love to fish shallow cover, and in Texas over the next year, that is going to be a norm. Why will it be so good? Well, the rains have finally come to Texas! Over the past four or five years, Texas has experienced an historic drought, and I have heard m
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Fishing High Water


So with all this rain in Texas, how do you deal with fishing high water? First, do not be intimidated. What it takes is rigging a lot of poles with different baits and just flat covering water. I like to avoid freshly muddy water. Muddy water in general
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Getting Ready for Deer Season


Summertime is always a busy time for me. Between fishing tournaments, filming, family reunions and vacations, there is rarely a dull moment. But no matter how busy summer gets, I always find time to prepare for hunting season. In fact, I’m pretty obsess
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Hunting on Live TV?


As we get closer to dove season, there has been a lot of interest in us trying to do some hunting on live TV. And what could possibly work better for live TV than South Texas white wing hunting? When hunting white wings, they usually come out of their r
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Late Summertime Fishing


Fishing during the dog days of late summer in Texas is not for the faint of heart. It’s one of the toughest times to catch bass because of the high water temperatures. It can be brutal on anglers as well. Although fishing will be different on every bod
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Ranger's RP190 Center Console Saltwater


I just took a trip to Matagorda bay to fish for redfish, trout and flounder and had the opportunity to take Ranger’s new RP190 center console aluminum boat for a test run. Man! Did that boat perform well! To start with, we caught a lot of our fish in re
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Matagorda Fishing


One of my favorite places to go in all of Texas is Matagorda. Since I was 7 or 8 years old, every summer my family took a trip to Matagorda beach. And since we’ve had our own families, my brother and I have continued the tradition. As avid fishermen eve
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Bass n' Birdies ICast 2016


One of the really cool events associated with the Icast show is the Bass n’ Birdies golf/fishing event. This year it was played at a Robert Trent Jones Course, Celebration Golf Club. It is the type of amazing course you would expect to find in Orlando.
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ICast 2016 The Best From Strike King


As usual Strike King released a number of new and exciting products at the 2016 ICast show in Orlando, FL. Several of them really caught my eye. First, the Poppin’ Perch. It’s a bait that has been a long time in coming. One of the best fishermen in Te
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Secret to Success - Strike King Coffee Tube


I was approached during the recent Lake Champlain event about what my favorite bait was for that lake. It was an easy answer for me – a Strike King Coffee Tube. The great thing about a tube is that you can fish it a variety of ways. You can Texas rig i
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Lake Champlain


I love to fish anywhere in Texas. There are so many good choices here – it’s amazing. But in the summer when temperatures hover from 95-105, taking a trip up north is pretty refreshing. We just fished the FLW Tour event at Lake Champlain
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Ledge Fishing


I just fished the FLW Tour event at Kentucky Lake, and it was what fishermen describe as a “ledge tournament.” On many lakes after the spawn, the fish go out deep and gorge themselves on big schools of shad. Kentucky Lake is a well-known “ledge lake.”
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Axis Odyssey


One of my best memories of the 2015 hunting season was harvesting this beautiful axis in South Texas. It was an odyssey of a hunt that lasted over two season and culminated in this big axis making a scrape and then walking right to the blind.
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World's Foremost Outfitter


One of the things I have the privilege to do as a professional angler/TV host is test product for Cabela’s. The key to having really great products is putting them in the hands of and getting feedback from people who use them every day, whether in the fi
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Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's


I just worked the banquet and the casting competitions for the Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela’s. My big takeaway from the event is what a great event it is! When you look back at college bass fishing over the past 6 or 7 years,
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Proud Dad


Four years ago my oldest daughter left for college. Nothing in parenting fully prepared me and Patt for that day. Throughout Emily’s childhood, we spent a lot of time as a family. Patti homeschooled both girls so they could all travel with me on the
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Risky Business


I just returned from the FLW Tour event on Lake Pickwick/Wilson in Alabama. In this event, one of the big risks you take is locking out of Pickwick and into Wilson. FLW had “guaranteed” lock times for us, and after my practice, I thought my best bet was
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Jig Fishing


One of the questions I get asked the most is what is your favorite bait. Well the answer is actually very easy, but also very complicated. Here’s why. My answer is a Strike King jig. The problem is that there are so many different ones and they can all be
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Texas Lakes Looking Good


Most Texas lakes are looking good! It wasn’t long ago that our Texas lakes were in bad shape - really low, very little cover, and very few ramps in the water. But look at them now! Wow. Many are back to full pool. There is cover everywhere. Take a recent
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Rick Clunn


Every once in a while something happens that just makes you stop and reflect. Not just reflect but really marvel. Two weeks ago my most influential fishing hero gave me one of those moments. He was fishing the BASS Elite event on the St. Johns River, and
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So Close!


When it comes right down to it, real, tangible opportunities to win bass fishing tournaments at any level are few and far between, no matter who you are and no matter what level you fish at. But when you go into the final day with the lead, this is one o
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Toledo Bend Reservoir


I just had the opportunity to head over to Toledo Bend for a day of fishing and filming for Fishing and Hunting Texas, and what a day it was! We left Austin at 2am Monday morning and got there about 7:30. My brother and I were like kids in a candy store
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Strike King Rage Blade


The Strike King Rage Blade is a new bait to me this year, and I have had the opportunity to fish it on a number of lakes this Spring. The cool thing about this bait is that you can work it much more slowly than other jigs to get the same level of vibrati
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Jig Trailers


How do you pick a trailer for your jig? There are just so many options. There are flapping trailers like the Rage Craw; chunk-style trailers like the KVD Chunk; boot-style trailers (which are really swim baits) like the swim-n-caffeine shad; or grub-style
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Transition Time


As our days get warmer and warmer and there are fewer nights in the 30’s, we begin to prepare for spring bass fishing - the time when bass start to transition from their winter haunts to where they will spawn and the feeding frenzy that happens as they mo
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One Big Fish


Fishing on tournament days can be so different than fishing in practice. In the recent FLW Tour event at Lake Okeechobee, I had a good practice - caught a lot of fish, shook off a ton of bites and thought I found some really good places. The tournament r
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The First Tournament of the Year


I always look forward to the first tournament of the year. Hunting season was great this past year, but as soon as we get to the first of January, I start daydreaming of catching big stringers of bass. This year’s FLW tour schedule starts at my favorite
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My New Cabela's Ranger Z520C


One of the great things about being a professional bass fisherman is that every year at about this time I get to buy a new boat, and I always know that when it comes, everything will be right on it. First of all it is a Ranger Z520C.
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Pre-spawn Clear Water


It seems to me that over time our lakes and rivers are getting clearer and clearer. And when it comes to fishing early in the year - the pre-spawn - that means you have to downsize and finesse a little. Years ago it seemed like we were dealing with muddy
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Emily's Hunt


At the end of last year’s hunting season, I decided to get my girls bows for Christmas. After hearing great testimonials about the Cabela’s Instigator and having a couple of friends who had that bow, the Instigator seemed like the perfect bow for them. W
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Rain


When you are an outdoorsman as I am you constantly check the weather. Not only do you want to know the conditions in which you will be hunting or fishing, but what’s going to happen to the places you hunt and fish long term. It has been a wet couple of mo
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Early Fall, Shallow Water?


This is a great time of year to fish, and one of the greatest things about it is that it is the time of year with the least amount of fishing pressure. Bass usually stay shallow a lot longer than people might think.
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Persistence


I have been hunting and filming recently with my daughter, Emily. She decided she wanted to bow hunt this year, so I got her a Cabela’s Instagator bow and she has practiced a lot getting ready for hunting season. She goes to school at Texas A&M (Whoop!) s
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Hunting Season


Every fall I can’t wait until the start of hunting season. To kick it off this year, we continued a tradition of having the folks from Whitetail Diaries to the Wendlandt Ranch. We've had our ranch in the Texas Hill Country for nearly 35 years, and I nev
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Big land, Big water


One of my favorite things in hunting and fishing is finding big land or big water - places that are untapped, that haven't been fished or hunted on before, places where game is unmolested. I love whitetail hunting in South Texas and in Old Mexico for thi
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Bass Fishing During Late Summer/ Early Fall


As we all know, bass fishing has its ups and downs. Those once-in-a-lifetime days on water are just that because there are so many different variables that need to be lined up just right. However, when it comes to the summer/fall transition, sometimes it
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Pre Season Tune Up


With an increasingly busy fishing, filming and appearance schedule in the summers and limited places to hunt close by, I have not had much opportunity for a good pre-deer season tune up in recent years, and that’s not OK. This year, however,
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Forrest Wood Cup 2015


In professional fishing the goal every year is to make it to the year-end championship -the Forrest Wood Cup, or the Bassmasters Classic. These tournaments showcase the anglers who have risen to the top after a year of competition. My season will conclu
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Fishing for a Great Cause!


I'm very fortunate to be able to live my dream by fishing professionally. Today I ask for your help in making someone else's dream come true. I would like to auction a fishing trip with me on my home lake, either Decker Lake or Lake Austin
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ICAST 2015


I have just recently returned from the ICast show in Orlando. It is always great to see the new, innovative products and catch up with friends, old and new.
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To Win Again!


I just finished the FLW Tour stop number six at the Potomac River, and what a great feeling to win again! It's been a long time since I won a tour level event, and this one could not have come at a better time – what a difference
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The Turkey Challenge!


I have already blogged once on turkey hunting, but after the season I felt I had to do it again. What a season. I had the opportunity to kill three different birds in all parts of Texas – south, central, and north. The season just went
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Garmin Panoptix!


Every once in a while something comes along in the fishing world that literally blow your socks off. You never know where it's coming from - maybe a new bait, maybe a new rod or new Ranger boat technology, but this time it's the new Garmin Panoptix all-se
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College Bass Fishing Championship


The collegiate Bass Fishing’s Premier event is here to stay! The BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Cabela's is one event I feel privileged to attend every year. The main thing I notice in this event is the passion these kids have f
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Shed Hunting


If you really want to know the kind of deer your property has on it, try finding sheds. Though whitetails can drop their horns as early as January, most deer in Texas lose them in March. So now is the prime time for shed hunting. It doesn't just entail
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A Florida Start


After a long hard winter there are many of us who are dreaming about and eagerly anticipating spring and the first bass tournament of the year whether it is a club, high school, college, regional or tour level event, there's
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Hog Hunting!


(3/24/15) Hog hunting. You know, pigs get a bad rap in the state of Texas. People can't stand them. They bother feeders, they are always in the way, the scare deer, they tear up the land. But I hate to say it, they're here to stay....
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No Place Like Home


As I recently crossed from Texas to Louisiana on my way to Florida, I found myself reflecting on what an extraordinary state Texas is for all kinds of outdoor activities. Yeah, there are other states that boast outdoor activities, great fishing and....
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First Event of the Year


After a long hard winter there are many of us who are dreaming about and eagerly anticipating spring and the first bass tournament of the year whether it is a club, high school, college, regional or tour level event, there's just something that can't...
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Worthwhile Shopping


My whole life I've heard my mother, my wife, and now my daughters talk about going shopping – how they like to wander from shop to shop - lingering, dreaming about the different items on the shelves, trying stuff on and more often than not – buying!
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East Texas Bassin


All across the state of Texas, there are many, many small lakes that harbor really good bass fishing. We had the opportunity to film on one of those small lakes a couple of weeks ago and had an incredible trip. The first...
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Texas Turkey Talk


Every year in the spring all I can think about is fishing. I really had no choice as a tournament angler – Spring is tournament season! But this year is going to be a little different. This spring, in addition to National bass tournaments, I’ll have...
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An Old Friend!


Have you ever had something that is so comfortable, so functional, so familiar that it just feels like an old friend? Well, that's about how I feel about my Cabela's Guidewear Xtreme rain suit...
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Evinrude E TEC G2


Well, I don't know if you've had this experience yet, but if you get out and about in the fishing world these days, you will see a new motor in town, and it is amazing! It's the Evinrude E TEC G2. I just got mine rigged out on my Ranger 520C and...
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A Huge Privilege!


When I was a kid, just getting interested in the outdoors, there were two main shows I watched on TV. The first one was Bassmaster. I'll never forget those pros catching fish and Bob Cobb narrating. They would only show one or two Pros...
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