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Pete Robbins

Pete Robbins

Pete Robbins is a senior writer for Bassmaster Magazine, serves on the Board of Directors for the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame, and loves the smell of outboard exhaust in the pre-dawn hours. He spends most of his income on high-end bass tackle and calls the Potomac River his home water.

Recent Posts

How to Fish a Glide Bait

Fishing Gear

How to Fish a Glide Bait

No matter where you stand on any particular cultural, political, or economic division, you might have noticed that two states have become proxies for perceived extremes, California and Texas. Yet whether you consider their differences to be real or exaggerated, there’s one clear place where the...
Pete Robbins Jul 22, 2022
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How to Catch More Fish with Side-Imaging Technology

Fishing Gear

How to Catch More Fish with Side-Imaging Technology

Remember those old ads in your daily newspaper, Boys Life, or the back of those certain–ahem–men’s magazines imploring you to buy a special lure you’ve never heard of? “Better than live bait!” they cried, or even the more hyperbolic “Already banned in six states!” That’s the same kind of hype we’re...
Pete Robbins Jul 12, 2022
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How to Properly Spool a Fishing Reel

Freshwater

How to Properly Spool a Fishing Reel

If a donut without a hole is actually a Danish, then a reel without line is just a paperweight. In fact, I’ll take that one step further. A reel that’s not properly spooled with line of the proper type and size is going to make you want to pull your hair out. That’s why getting this right is so...
Pete Robbins Jun 20, 2022
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The Bass Fishing Culture You Didn't Know Existed

Fishing Gear

The Bass Fishing Culture You Didn't Know Existed

Walking down the dock on Day One of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic at Alabama’s Lake Guntersville, dodging fanboys, photographers, and jersey-laden anglers who looked like NASCAR drivers, I stopped at each boat. I didn’t need to talk to anyone, I just wanted to know what the fish were biting. Sure...
Pete Robbins Apr 29, 2022
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