Anyway, this picture, taken from the June, 1970 issue of Fishing Facts, shows Al Linder with his clients and a nice string of largemouths taken from an unmentioned body of water.
“But we’re not content to publish known material. The staff and I have countless questions about fish and fishing that are begging to be answered – questions which if answered even in part, would have a tremendous impact on fishing tomorrow.”
I recently added the first published copy of the In-Fisherman magazine to my ever-growing library, and thought I’d take a moment to share it with those readers who perhaps have not seen it.
Next to that is a piece titled, “Bass in Your Own Backyard, 6 and 7 pounders in your local lakes? It’s no pipedream – and the Lindners are proving it!”
Ask BIll Dance, Roland Martin, Rick Clunn or Jimmy Houston who inspired and taught them, and you’ll get the same answer, Jason Lucas.
“I also have to include ‘Lunker’ Bill Murphy and his belief in his big-fish system. I did a lot of articles with him and he said he always liked the fact I’d conduct my interviews on the phone with him.
Another one of these writers is Dave Precht. In this installment of The Writers, we’ll spend a little time with Dave and learn where he got his start, how he ended up at B.A.S.S. and what his life as a writer and editor of Bassmaster was like for nearly 40 years.
Originally posted 15 June 2012 Editor’s Note: This series is dedicated to those people who penned the many articles we read in order to learn more about our sport and become better anglers. Sure it may have been the anglers who developed the techniques, lures and equipment we use today, […]
“Bill Dance is probably the best angler I ever fished with,” he said. “Bill would come out every year for seminars and when he did, we’d go fish all the southern Cal lakes.