By: Pete Robbins
Normally Jason Christie’s offseason would focus on deer hunting and family, and when he’s locked in on a particular deer it becomes an all-encompassing pursuit. This year, however, was quite different.
“I’ve been hunting a deer, one where we know each other by name, and I found myself in the stand looking at Google Earth images of the Sabine River,” said the 2020 Bassmaster Central Opens points champion. “I never do that.”
Indeed, while measures related to COVID-19 have not substantially altered the veteran Park Hill, Okla., pro’s life – “When I’m home, I have quarantined… Read More
By Jason Christie - October 17, 2019 | From MajorLeagueFishing.com
High risk, high reward. It’s how I played the game of professional bass fishing when I was performing at my best. And it’s how I’m going to be fishing from now on.
Tournament bass fishing is a sport where you’re going to fail the most. Every competitor – even one as great as Kevin VanDam – has a terrible winning percentage when compared to other sports. Even though I know this… Read More
As much as I love to compete on the Bassmaster Elite Series, it is nice to bring it down a few notches and enjoy a more relaxed element of the fishing industry. I got a good dose of this over the Labor Day weekend during the Jason Christie Children’s Fishing Derby, which was part of the Cherokee National Holiday.
This annual event brings together all the Cherokee tribes and visitors from all over to the Cherokee Nation capital in Tahlequah, Okla. There are all kinds of activities from softball and volleyball tournaments, to arts and crafts, a rodeo, an inter-tribal… Read More