Who is BassnMan?

BassnMan Hi, I'm Mike, aka BassnMan. I've been fishing ALL of my life. Yep, it's true I really do hear voices telling me to "Go Fishing" ... I generally tend to "Tartet" big bass, which does produce fewer bites but much larger bass. to date I have caught, weighed and released over 100 bass that have weighed over 10 pounds ...Continue Reading

Fishing With Kids

Josh with CrawdadYou build lasting moments when fishing with kids. Some of my fondest memories are of me fishing with my dad. Just being outdoors with him, enjoying nature and catching fish. There are a few things to always remember when fishing with kids: First and foremost, as a general rule kids have a pretty short attention span; If the fish aren’t biting or if the they are not casting and reeling, Continue Reading

Fishing with Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman On Saturday April 23, 2003 I had the honor of taking the 2002 NASCAR Winston Cup Raybesto’s Rookie of the Year, driver of the Number 12 All-Tel, Ford at the time, Ryan “Rocket Man” Newman out for a day of bass fishing on Lake Perris the day before his race at the California Speedway. I also took his crew chief ...Continue Reading

Fishing Gear

KLX copy3

Kistler KLX Review, Part 2

 OK, I took my new KLX out for a day of fishing and as promised, here’s my review. First off, a little statement from Kistler, then my review “Kistler Custom Fishing Rods announces a collaborative effort with North Fork Composites LLC and its master rod blank legend Gary Loomis. The all-new KLX offers avid anglers […]

Fishing Tips

Why go shallow when you can go deep? By Matt Magone

Once again, Mega Bass Pro Matt Magone has shared another article with me. Very informative. Although the Spring goes hand in hand with “Head Hunting” shallow water bed fish, anglers fishing deeper Pre-Spawn structure spots can often experience intense action on quality Large mouth Bass. Bass begin to make their move a lot earlier than […]

Tips and Techniques

Surface Fishing, The Ultimate Rush!

Its early morning, the sun is just peaking its head over the mountains, there is the cool mist in the air and your speeding across the lake to that shallow flat that always holds bass early during the warmer months. You shut down the big motor, place the trolling motor into the water and pick […]

The “ZEN” Zone

Weight Loss Journey Update

I figured it was time again to give everyone an update as to my progress on my journey to a healthier me. Most of you are aware that back in January 2013 I had a mind set change and made a life style change and came to the conclusion that I was tired of being […]


What a salesman!

A young zealous boy wanted desperately to work at a department store. He approached the store manager who responded they needed no help. Quite persistent, the boy returned again and again until the manager finally said "We're … [Continue Reading...]

Fishing Advice

Sunglasses, which ones are right for me?

That’s a question that I’m sure each and everyone of has asked more than once. With all the choices it can all be very confusing so I will attempt to break it down some, at least from my personal experiences. Before I go any further let me say that in my opinion, there is no […]