Dan Bassett Sr.
Liverpool , NY
Competition Team: ASC
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Dan run?
No--but I'm certainly available!
What Dan does for a living:
Retired Secondary Social Studies Teacher
What you should know about Dan:
How Dan started fishing
A great way to share time and make memories with my son.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Favorite way to fish
Topwater. Nothing compares to the explosion on the surface.
Most exciting fishing experience
Too many to choose just one!
How Dan preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
First at Henderson Harbor. Almost a 16# bag for my 3 fish limit, all smallies caught in the last two hours.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Having to be ready to adapt as a Co-Angler to the fishing styles of different boaters.
When tournaments don't go my way
Don't dwell. Move on.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
It's fishing. No one wins them all.....make it fun.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport