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Chris Mitchell
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Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell is the Managing Editor for Bassmaster.com. He enjoys exploring Alabama with his wife and daughter and occasionally catching a fish. 

Cameron Payne
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Cameron Payne

Cameron Payne, grew up on some land out in Rock Hill, SC. Ever since he could stand, he’s had a fishing pole or a compound bow in his hand.

David A. Brown

A lifetime angler with adventures ranging from Amazon peacock bass to Florida Keys bonefish to giant Canadian pike, David blends creative storytelling with intricate description to convey the essence of the sport, along with the details anglers need to make their own memories. With nearly 30 years of writing experience, David delivers compelling written content […]

Joe Sills
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Joe Sills

Joe Sills is an award-winning explorer and journalist who kicked off his career with a solo, cross-country road trip of America in a tent. He’s charbroiled gas station burritos over an open fire in Utah and cooked with a Swedish countess in a medieval kitchen. He’s shared the table of a Chinese billionaire in a subterranean […]

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Adventurtunity Family

Spencer, Kristi, Kade, and Ruko Blu asked themselves one simple question. “If you had everything you needed to make a change, would you?” This question not only put them on the spot to realize that they did indeed have what they needed to make a change, but it also propelled them to sell it all and embark on […]

Jim Sexton

Jim is the long-time editor of Bassmaster.com and B.A.S.S. social media. Jim grew up in Knoxville, Tenn., camping, hiking and kayaking in the Great Smoky Mountains, and later working in Yellowstone National Park. One of his bucket list items is to visit every National Park (17 checked off so far). He loves sharing outdoor adventures […]

Andy Crawford

Andy Crawford has had a lifelong love affair with nature, and for years has traveled the country capturing photos of the beauty he finds. Crawford spends weeks each year in the outdoors, mucking through the swamps around his South Louisiana home and driving back roads on his travels as a Bassmaster photographer. He enjoys boating through […]

Cricket Coates

Cricket Coates is a central Florida youth angler and outdoor adventurer. She grew up hunting Florida land, fishing Florida waters and enjoying everything fun outdoors! She is known for her bass fishing accomplishments and has partnered with IGFA, Guy Harvey Resorts, and Bridgemaster Fishing Products to promote youth and female fishing with educational videos and […]

John Deshauteurs

Fishing has always been an obsession for John. As a young boy his favorite thing to do on a Friday night was to stay glued to the Outdoor Channel. He couldn’t wait to tune in and watch the pros demonstrate fishing techniques while showing the latest and greatest in gear and just loving life on […]

Michelle Van Deusen

Michelle and her husband are working their way through the national parks with their two children, now ages 14 and 8. They travel in a truck while towing a pop-up camper and spend an average of 70 nights a year camping. Currently, they have visited 40/63 national parks and hope to add another 10 this […]

Courtney Johnson

Courtney Johnson is a book author, freelance writer and teacher based in Erie, CO. Most of her days are spent chasing her 7-year-old daughter on hiking trails, down the hills on a mountain bike and up climbing routes. You can follow her adventures at: https://adventureswithmylittleray.com/.

Kristine Fischer

Born and raised in Weeping Water, NE, Kristine Fischer wasn’t one to adhere to societal norms. Growing up in a home unimpeded by the restraints of a tv, she had a natural inclination towards the outdoors.For the past few years, she’s lived on the road competing in national kayak bass tournaments across the country.  Her tournament records have […]

Philip Hunt
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Philip Hunt

Philip Hunt grew up exploring the outdoors in any way possible. Thanks to his parents, uncles, and family friends, he is just as comfortable kayaking whitewater rapids as tying microscopic flies for fly-fishing. Philip’s wife, Corey, shares in the love of outdoor adventure. Together they raise two children with the goal of instilling a lifelong […]

Corey Hunt

Corey Hunt is an award-winning freelance outdoor writer and photographer from the upstate of South Carolina, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her work has appeared in publications such as Dun Magazine, South Carolina Wildlife, and other online publications. More on Corey’s writing can be found on the blog she writes with […]

Jimmy Kennedy

Jimmy Kennedy is a chef as well as a professional angler. Kennedy and his daughter, June, host their own cooking show focusing on bringing viewers into the heart of the home – the kitchen. {read more}

Jessalyn Adams
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Jessalyn Adams

Jessalyn loves to travel and explore the outdoors. Her family has several favorite places to camp, hike and paddle and after a few years of camping with two young children and a dog, she’s learned some tips and tricks to make the adventure run smoothly.

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