Author: bassnomad

Longtime writer/photographer/show host in the world of fishing, hunting and the great outdoors.

A season in the life: Andy Morgan’s AOY year

As I write this, the man with the best (most fitting) nickname in professional bass fishing is likely hunkered in a ground blind in Nebraska, waiting for a chance to bring yet another monster mule-deer […]

Smallmouth smackdown! A look at the monsters of Mille Lacs Lake

ONAMIA, Minnesota – I should’ve known it was going to be a Gong Show when the first boat pulled into the parking lot at the Grand Casino on Day 1 at the AOY Championship set […]

Mille Lacs monsters! Here’s what’s happening in Minnesota this week

MILLE LACS CO., Minnesota – You always have to be a little leery when something is labeled “The best in the world!” Because, frankly, the reality never lives up to the hype. Never say “never”. […]

12 Spot: A dozen stories to watch at the Forrest Wood Cup

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Judging by the social media of many of the 50 anglers getting ready to throw down at the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup on Wheeler Lake in northern Alabama, there’s not a single […]

Bracket busting! Who will win on the Niagara River?

BUFFALO, New York – First, a confession: you say the word “bracket” and I automatically regress 20 years into Joel the Former Sportswriter. I start thinking about matchups and scenarios and things that would determine […]