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3 Ways Bass Fisherman Can Convince Their Family to Go Fishing

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates about 33 million Americans go fishing at least once every year. But only 27 percent of those anglers are women. That means guys are leaving the families behind to enjoy their favorite pastime. There’s a big difference between a fisherman and a “bassaholic.” Hard-core Bass anglers eat and […]

Pain-free Fishing: an Update

Since 2004, I have been writing about my quest and the quests of other anglers to be pain free. Across these years, we have noticed that the life expectancy in the United States is increasing. In 2004, it was 77.34 years, increasing to 78.4 years in 2012 , and as Americans have aged, more and […]

Brent Chapman Off Season Workout Video

Catching Fish and the Mind and Body of Old Anglers by Ned Kehde

This is an article written by Ned Kehde and post on the In-Fisherman blog.  At the end I supplied a series of exercises to help with posture: It was recently reported that there are more adult diapers than baby diapers sold in Japan. The populations are aging in all of the developed countries across the […]

Knee Pain? Bone on Bone? Check This Out:

This blog was written by a fellow exercise therapist who owns The Egoscue Method of Austin.  The x-rays are from my client who I worked with to help repair his knee.  Great article Rick! Written by Rick Mathes of The Egoscue Method of Austin: I mentioned in my last blog post that I had something […]

Back Pain; Why and What to do about it

Just had an article posted on Basseast.com about back pain click here to view: http://basseast.com/?p=10517        

Balanced By D.M. Zumbaugh

Do you realize that your sense of balance is essential for your very survival? Any deficiencies within your skeletal, muscular or nervous system components for equilibrium can seriously impact your ability to even walk! Humans are unique in the animal kingdom by being bi-pedal. Our spinally erect posture is essentially an anti-gravity staff. Thus, people have evolved novel vertical […]

Get the Balance Right

Whether you’re a professional fisherman or a weekend angler you need to be healthy.  It is scientifically proven that people who are healthy live longer.  It’s a fact, no debate about it.  If you are not healthy you die sooner. I practice and preach the moderation concept.  Everything in moderation.  Keeping it all in balance. […]

Fishing Fitness with Brent Chapman

10/18/2011 – Story by Dan O’Sullivan photos courtesy Travis Perret Brent Chapman has made a name for himself on the Bassmaster Elite Series. The 10-time Bassmaster Classic Qualifier has become one of the more consistent anglers on tour the last several seasons. In fact, when the 2012 Bassmaster Classic kicks off in Shreveport, La. next […]

Pain, Posture and Fishing

Has pain ever limited the amount of time you spend on the water?  Maybe the pain in your elbow, back or knees limits the amount of time you spend fishing.  Your pain can be helped and even avoided if you do the proper stretching and strengthening exercises to help your posture. Chronic pain is a […]