Pete
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Veteran outdoor writer Pete Robbins provides a fan's perspective of B.A.S.S. complemented by an insider's knowledge of the sport. He blogs about fishing travel at www.halfpastfirstcast.com

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Canal passage

Canal passage

By Pete Robbins

Gerald Spohrer was the first boat through the canal, followed by Skeet Reese and Jordan Lee. It is the time of day when everyone is still in the running, and hopes are high. We are waiting to...

Amongst the spectators

Amongst the spectators

By Pete Robbins

Andy Crawford and I have made it down to the canal by the Fort Loudoun Dam, where there are 20 or so other trailers. Spectator traffic could play a role in this event and managing one's spots and...

Starting to get warm

Starting to get warm

By Pete Robbins

After a cold start to the morning the sun is out and it is starting to get warm. We found Brent Ehrler tucked away in a protected area, shedding his rain pants.As we followed him, he had the...

MDJ's high hopes

MDJ's high hopes

By Pete Robbins

Mark Daniels Jr. has caught three today, two non-keepers and a 14 incher. He said he came here with high hopes but the changing conditions have befuddled him.

The name of the game

The name of the game

By Pete Robbins

Chris Lane is easy to find from a distance. The American flag on his light pole and the orange Power Poles are dead giveaways.He is fishing in a creek arm with heavy current, working on high speed...

Wheeler found

Wheeler found

By Pete Robbins

The herd of boats has flown down the river and we are following them into Loudoun.The first competitor we found was Jacob Wheeler, the only one fishing in the narrow section of the river. As soon...

Riding with Huff

Riding with Huff

By Pete Robbins

Photographer Shane Durrance and I will be riding with Elite rookie Mike Huff today. We doubt we'll see many fish catches, but hoping to get some valuable insights into how and where the competitors...

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