Stay warm and get more bites – By Bassmaster and KVD
The weather may be mild where you live, but it snowed in Michigan this week. That always leads my southern buddies to ask, “How can you live up there in that weather?” The answer is easy. Aside from this being God’s Country when it comes to fishing and hunting, we Michiganders know how to dress warm and enjoy a winter day in the outdoors. Today’s cold weather gear allows us to do that. It keeps us warm without sacrificing comfort or mobility. That’s why the weather doesn’t bother me when I fish an Elite tournament held in freezing, inclement weather.
I remember one year when, while practicing for a tournament in Birmingham, it was 34 degrees and snowed and sleeted three inches. I was the first man to launch that morning and the last man to leave the lake that evening, and I never got cold. I was prepared and the other guys, who left the lake early, weren’t.
Here’s how I do it, head-to-toe: Read more…