MLF World Champion and BPT Angler Bobby Lane take a call from the We Fish crew. Bobby tells us how he has been staying busy without tournaments going on. He also touches on the importance of having a family that fishes and the involvement of youth in the sport. Big Fish Bobby Lane also gives us some insight about what he likes about 20′ bass boats and his thoughts on his 20 PHX. And if you know Bobby, you know there is some conversation about golf, cards, and wagers!
Greg “Hack Attack” Hackney catches up with the We Fish crew to discuss some of the BPT format and rules along with the potential of fishing summer/fall tournaments this year versus traditional spring tournaments. Greg also shares what he and his family have been doing this spring since he has not been on the road. Find out what he’s been up to and how he has been preparing to get back in tournament mode.
BPT Angler, Greg “The Rooster” Vinson, joins us this episode. Greg discusses his list of chores, how he was dubbed “The Rooster” and how his competitive nature rolled from baseball to fishing. He also talks about coaching his son’s football team and how to balance being a dad/coach while maintaining a busy fishing schedule. Greg also shares about how Pros still have weaknesses and how he works on new techniques/baits to sure up those weaknesses.
North Carolina fishing legend and Phoenix Sales Rep. Jeff Coble joins the We Fish crew on this episode. Jeff discusses his success as a weekend angler which includes back to back All American wins, three appearances in the Bassmaster Classics, and winning a Canadian Open. Jeff also shares some pointers on triangulation and why he sits down when throwing a crankbait.
What is it like to leave a job and pursue a dream? Join us on this episode of We Fish with Phoenix Boats to find out. BPT Angler Gerald Spohrer joins Brian and Duke in studio to discuss how he has navigated his career to the point in life. Gerald discusses his pursuit of his dream of being a professional angler, saltwater fishing, the BPT format and how important it is for him to Maggie by with him while on the road
B.A.S.S. Elite Series Angler Chris Groh, stops by in studio to spend some time with Tim and Brian. Chris talks about growing up on the Fox River Chain, working in a tackle shop as a kid, and how it has all molded him into the person he is today. Groh also opens up about his struggles on the Elite Series and the pressure that comes with fishing at that level, and how he plans to tackle 2020. He also shares some great stories about his roommates on the road.
BPT Angler, Randall “Honey Badger” Tharp, discusses life on the BPT. Listen to a FLW Cup Champion tell us about starting his career later in life, how he got the nickname “Honey Badger” and his experiences with designing a signature rod series. Learn about his trips to China, being a stubborn angler and how the score tracker affects you on the water.
FLW Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Angler and Forrest Wood Cup Champion, Brad Knight joins the crew to discuss this season and his new boat. Brad talks about the first boat he ever owned and his early career goals of being a Pharmacist. He sheds some light on the camping lifestyle of a pro angler and how to balance family and fishing.
MLF Bass Pro Tour Angler, Justin Lucas, in studio to tell us where he first found his love for fishing. From cat-fishing on the banks of the CA Delta to fishing team tournaments with Grandpa Jack, tune in to hear what influenced Justin to pursue a career in professional fishing. From starting as a co-angler on tour to moving to the front of the boat and finding success with 7 major career wins, almost $1.5 million in earnings, and an Anger of the Year title. Find out how this California transplant that moved to Alabama has become a household name in professional bass fishing.
The We Fish with Phoenix Boats crew brings, B.A.S.S Elite Series Angler, Gerald Swindle in the studio to talk deer hunting, life on the road, and joining the Phoenix Boats Team. Get Swindle’s thoughts on coming back to B.A.S.S. and the anglers he will competing against in the upcoming season.