Ode to the Special Introductory Offer


Who cut out a piece of my magazine!?

As part of my “research” if you will, I’ve been buying up a lot of old magazines and books to look through. One of the neat oddities with many of these purchases is the random page you come across that has a nice square cut right out of it. There you are reading a good article, you turn the page, and then realize part of the article is gone. Several of my old personal magazines suffered the same fate though. So today’s post is in memory of those little cut out pieces of magazine, the “special introductory offer”. [Read more…]

The Writers – George Kramer

George KramerEditor’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 was the anglers who developed the techniques, lures and equipment we use today but it was the writers’ job to make sure these bits of information got to the masses. Without the writers to communicate this, the world of bass fishing would be very different today.

For those of you outside the West, the name George Kramer may not ring a bell. For those in the West, though, the name resonates – longtime writer, longtime supporter, longtime critic. He’s the guy that came up with the California Top 40 – a ranking system that gives credit to the West’s best bass anglers each year. [Read more…]