Should Real-time Imaging be Banned from Tournaments?

Real-time imaging sonar (e.g., Garmin Livescope, Lowrance LiveTarget) is a game changing technology that has been instrumental in tournament fishing recently. Anglers who have taken the time to “master” the technology have often scored huge wins while those who have yet to adopt this new approach have had difficulty at times keeping up. As a […]

KVD at 2016 Bassmasters Classic

Should Daily Catch Limits be Reduced?

With the growth of real-time imaging sonar, professional guides and even recreational anglers are consistently hauling in more, and bigger, fish. Some speculate that fish populations and the prevalence of “trophy-sized” fish could eventually be impacted. As a result, some guides have even banned together to voluntarily reduce daily catch limits to protect the fishery. […]

Crappie Fishing on Lake Palestine