Stay Off the Grass

The 2017 Bassmaster Classic is in the books, and there’s a lot to talk about. Our digital editor, Joe Sills, has already offered his “good, bad and ugly” breakdown, but that’s not going to stop me from doing th...

Life in the Rumor Mill

If you work in the fishing industry, at least half of what you hear is rumor. Some recent examples: Bass Pro Shops is going to buy Cabela’s. B.A.S.S. is for sale again. Trump wants a border adjustment tax to...

Tigers

I have no idea why, but a couple of my favorite quotes involve tigers, and they both offer lessons that I think about quite often. Chris Rock does a few comedy routines that not only make me laugh, but they ...

Customer Service: Filling a Hole

  Steve Jobs once said, “A lot of times people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” He said it before Apple came out with the iPhone, but you can bet that attitude was part of the think...

You Have Three Choices

Through the years, I’ve heard some variation of this many times: “Some people make things happen. Some people watch things happen. And then there are those who wonder, ‘What the hell just happened?’” (more&...