Sports: Columns

Apr. 18, 2015 @ 01:39 PM

Happy to be home

After spending a week fishing in California, it was great to be back home on Kerr Lake last weekend fishing in the FLW BFL tournament.


Apr. 12, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Highlights from eight unforgettable days in Northern California

Last week I stated that I was typing my column on a phone while driving down a mountain road in Northern California.


Apr. 07, 2015 @ 12:15 AM

Columnist on 'fishing trip of a lifetime'

I'm writing this on a telephone while driving down the western slope of the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. This has been the most amazing trip with Mel Toponce. I've had the best time catching giant fish all over Northern California.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Fishing cranks up at Kerr Lake

Based on last weekend’s tournament results, fishing reports I’ve received, and my own experience, largemouth bass fishing on Kerr Lake is hot right now.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

Moss wins youth state qualifier bass tournament

12-year-old fisherman Nathaniel Moss competed in the Virginia TBF Eastern District Youth State Qualifier bass tournament on Kerr Lake (formerly known as Buggs Island Lake) on March 15.


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Understanding Daylight Saving Time

Every year the daylight saving time change manages to trip me up somehow.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 02:08 PM

Returning to a happy place

We are finally getting a break in the weather, meaning I can get on the water and do some bass fishing.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 11:08 AM

Gray concludes experience at 2015 Bassmasters Classic

While Brandon Gray of Bullock didn’t win the 2015 Bassmasters Classic on Lake Hartwell last weekend, he achieved a huge accomplishment just qualifying to compete.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 06:37 PM

2015 Bassmasters Classic underway

I’ve seen reports of a few fish landed on deep running jerk baits. Fish should be hanging around steep drops and points near the mouths of secondary creeks.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 12:25 PM

Recapping Raleigh’s Bass Anglers Club tournament

Well I’m finally over the flu and a tenacious cold like virus that hung on for almost a month and feel good enough to get out on the water and do some fishing.