Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’ll be the first to admit it, Lake Anna has not been good to me over the past couple of years. The lake fishes tough, but when the event is won with over 19 pounds, all I can say is I haven’t figured them out. No excuses, just complete humbleness for one of the largest freshwater lakes in the [...]

Day Late and a Dollar Short

April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

With each year, the anticipation builds as spring coming to fruition. Unlike previous seasons, however, the weather has experienced more changes than one can count on two hands. Record highs in February followed by rainy, cold weather in March were but a few of the crazy conditions facing the east [...]

Make the Time

March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

How are you able to accomplish everything you do? A common question I have often asked successful individuals, and then again, a question I often get asked as well. H-SC Bass It sounds like an easy question in theory, but in reality it’s a little more complicated than you would expect. The older [...]

A League of it’s Own: CZB Technology

February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every few years, the fishing industry explodes with enthusiasm when a new, innovative technology comes to market. Something that takes the idea of what is possible to new levels and encourages the industry to think outside the box of what is known. Think about the invention of the jack plate, a [...]

Are You Sponsored or Just Getting Scammed?

January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

A frequent topic I’ve seen lately written in articles and discussed during podcasts is the idea of changing sponsors. Most recently I was listening to Bass Talk Live with guest Dean Rojas. Dean is an Elite Series angler who chose to leave longtime sponsors Skeeter and Yamaha after twenty years of [...]

Confidence is Not Always Your Friend

January 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s funny how we have a tendency as anglers to sometimes go with what has worked in the past or is comfortable over adapting to the situation at hand. This could be hitting the same spots on which you previously caught fish, throwing the same bait that offered positive results or sticking to a [...]

Prepare to Respool

January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new season brings with it a bunch of uncertainty; but then again, that’s also the nostalgia of the sport – The feeling that you can continue the success of the previous year, or the commitment to showing your prowess after what ended up being a tough year. Personally, 2017 was what I see [...]

Lacing Up for 2018

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s been far too long since I’ve written a blog. For the first time in my 28 years I am realizing the reality of home ownership. After home viewings, mortgage paperwork and negotiations, the process is finally completed. Can I get an Amen! No matter the obligations life throws your way, as a [...]

All Eyes On ICAST

August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Every year, vendors from around the world and more than 15,000 individuals converge on Orlando, Florida for the largest sportfishing industry’s trade show in the world. The event is closed to the public, but working for the organization that puts on the event, I was able to attend my first show, [...]

A CowanGates Reunion

July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Blessed is a word we use far too little in today’s world of distractions. Whether it be paying bills, working overtime or bombardment with other home matters, there is little time to stop and reflect. Bass fishing has always been a distraction for me, a time to get away from it all and focus on [...]
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