We’ve got a Lab (black, of course, according to my daughter) incoming from Alabama in a couple months, and the family is playing the name game. My kids are coming up with names like VanDam, Chapman and Nellie (as in Iaconelli). Then we went through stuff like Shimano, Loomis, Bomber, Wooly Bugger (Yum didn’t make [...]
Welcome to the BassBlaster, your daily email about all things bassin’. Hey — have you forwarded the BassBlaster to a bassin’ bud yet?! *|FACEBOOK:LIKE|* Today’s Top 3 Quotes: 1. “We’re in a fiscal crisis here. Bass fishing is not national security.” – Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) on the House voting to overturn the amendment erasing [...]
One of the more common tools available and used by state fishery personnel to help evaluate our local waters is the creel survey. If you’ve ever been stopped at the ramp after a day on the water and asked about your fishing trip, or perhaps had any fish you’ve caught in the livewell checked for [...]
Bass Parade is headed to the Classic and we want you to come along with us! Well… sorta’. Here’s the deal. We want YOUR suggestions for interview questions you’d like us to ask the pros while chillin’ in The Big Easy next month. The questions can be serious, silly or somewhere in between. Ask a [...]
It’s the classic movie heist. A handful of bandits, undoubtedly led by some guy named Moe or Chuckles, case the target joint, then devise a crazy scheme to tunnel through a wall and steal all the loot. In the movies, the joint is usually a bank or some fancy museum, and the loot is always [...]
In case you’ve been living underground like some kind of Chilean miner (Too soon?) and haven’t noticed: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. You didn’t think all those NFL dudes were sporting pink just as a fashion statement, did you?
Here’s one for the “Women you DON’T want to mess with” file. Mary Ellen Mara-Christian hooked (with a rod and reel), fought (again, with a rod and reel), shot and stabbed a 900-pound aligator during a fishing/hunting expedition at Lake Moultrie in South Carolina.
Did you know that 10 states currently guarantee the right to hunt and fish in their constitutions? And this page tells us that citizens of Arizona, Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee will get to vote on amendments that decide whether their respective states will be added to this short list later this year.