Craig
Lamb

Biography

Forty years ago, Craig Lamb went to his first B.A.S.S. tournament as a starstruck teenager. As a grownup, he reports about the people, places and news of the tournament trail. 

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Rookie race

Rookie race

By Craig Lamb

This year’s DICK’S Sporting Goods Rookie of the Year race has more competition for the coveted top prize than in years past. And that competition is getting tight. Based on the strength of his...

Weather or not

Weather or not

By Craig Lamb

Previously I blogged about the effects of the wind and current coming in opposite directions. The opposing forces of nature make it challenging to keep lures moving at the same pace as the live...

All about the drift

All about the drift

By Craig Lamb

It’s no secret that many of the pros are setting up drifts in the swift current of the St. Lawrence River. The ideal situation is to begin drifting up current of the targeted strike zone—underwater...

The late show

The late show

By Craig Lamb

We are now seeing telltale signs of the afternoon bite shining as evidenced by the movers and shakers on the BASSTrakk leaderboard.Coincidentally, all of them have big bass in the livewell. Here’s...

A different tournament

A different tournament

By Craig Lamb

The buzz all week here has been it will be a different kind of tournament. The entire water column is in play with shallow, medium and deep zones predicted to produce quality smallmouth.On LIVE you...

The 9 to 5 pattern

The 9 to 5 pattern

By Craig Lamb

Another factor that will certainly come into play are the tournament hours. Takeoffs begin at 9 a.m. ET with weigh-ins beginning at 5 p.m.What does that mean for fishing strategies? Everything.The...

Open locks

Open locks

By Craig Lamb

What else will play into factor is the lock schedule at the Iroquois Dam. There is none. Last year, high water closed the gates that run the entire length of the dam. This time the gates are open,...

Lots of lures

Lots of lures

By Craig Lamb

In years past one magical seven-mile stretch accounted for the heaviest 5-bass limits of the tournament. The area featured everything that smallmouth need to survive. Deep current created by...

The hot fish factor

The hot fish factor

By Craig Lamb

Last year on LIVE we were treated to some exhilarating footage as the anglers played big smallmouth near the boat. Like Davy Hite just said, the fight is only half-way over when the fish appears in...

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