Pete
Robbins
Page views
45

Biography

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

Tournament Statistics

Personal Info

Page views
45

Content

Carl needs a kicker

Carl needs a kicker

By Pete Robbins

With a drone hovering above him, we have seen Carl Jocumsen swing and miss several times. He is fishing more slowly than yesterday, flipping and then moving forward a short bit.Despite the presence...

Thick stuff

Thick stuff

By Pete Robbins

We bounced over some stumps and through the duck weed and after a brief battle with water pressure we've found Carl Jocumsen.He is basically where we found him yesterday, but there is a crowd in...

Back to the jungle

Back to the jungle

By Pete Robbins

After a long hiatus to get Steve Bowman's photo gallery loaded, we headed uplake to the swamp, in search of Carl Jocumson.We passed Rob Digh on the way and Chris Johnston as well as what we assumed...

Chatterbait cat

Chatterbait cat

By Pete Robbins

"If this is a bass it's a giant," Carl Jocumsen screamed out. Then he noticed it was fighting funny -- one of Santee Cooper's famous catfish had grabbed his Jack Hammer. He went from tensed up to...

Leader on the board

Leader on the board

By Pete Robbins

After what seemed like an eternity of inaction, Carl Jocumsen finally hooked up. He pleaded with the fish to stay hooked up and it did. He is on the scorecard at approximately the same time he...

The morning is young

The morning is young

By Pete Robbins

Steve Bowman took this photo of Carl Jocumsen doing the thing he loves most. We saw him catch several of his fish yesterday doing something else, but if he can get this technique to fire it should...

October, shorts & bugs

October, shorts & bugs

By Pete Robbins

Tournament leader Carl Jocumsen made a bistering run across a flat lake this morning to his starting spot. It is remarkably warm for October, shorts wheather ... and mosquitos are swarming us, but...

The right cull

The right cull

By Pete Robbins

Carl Jocumsen's patience paid off with the right kind of bite. "Stay on, stay on," he implored.It stayed on. His second kicker of the day. Over 25lbs. "That is a Santee TANK," he added. "All of the...

Mudfish moment

Mudfish moment

By Pete Robbins

Carl Jocumsen bowed up on what appeared to be a solid fish, but when he caught a glilmpse of it the let off the pressure....mudfish. Still search for a cul. 

On the hunt

On the hunt

By Pete Robbins

We have been sent to find Carl Jocumsen but that is easier said than done. We have searched some of the fishiest looking stumpy water around to little avail. We passed Wes Logan, Cory Johnston...

Doomsday

Doomsday

By Pete Robbins

We just pulled up on David Mullins, who reported catching a 3 1/2 right before we arrived. "Just my luck, a day late and a dollar short," Bowman lamented. Timing will be critical for us with...

Davis doubles up

Davis doubles up

By Pete Robbins

Davis missed a fish on an isolated tree, slowed down and got another one to bite. He played it for what seemed like forever on light spinning tackle and hoisted a plump 16 incher into the boat....

Missed opportunities

Missed opportunities

By Pete Robbins

Davis called his shot and got bit on a key tree. He thought it was too small at first but it was running at the boat. When he realized it was a 2-pounder he started to play it gingerly around the...

Big water

Big water

By Pete Robbins

Mullins said he was happy with his early morning "bonus fish" and packed up to make a long run.We decided to head across the lake and upon leaving the creek I realized how big this pond truly is....

Canterbury close

Canterbury close

By Pete Robbins

Reigning AOY Scott Canterbury is across the creek from Clouse, fishing shallow grass. Last year's Rookie of the Year Drew Cook is 75 yards behind him, fishing slower. There is a fair amount of...

Pages