(By James Watson) When the heat of August starts to fade and the memories of warm summer nights begin to be forgotten, water temperatures start to slowly dip down the mercury gauge. The world of a fish, in its underwater habitat, is changing. The majority of fish are moving from their summer locations, usually deeper […]
For many, the thought of fishing brings images of a still spring morning with songbirds chirping and a light ripple on the water. The serene tranquility of the moment broken up only by the steady rhythm of an angler using a baitcasting reel to methodically chuck and wind a lure out into a likely looking […]
Premium rod manufacturer Waft Fishing has announced FLW professional James Watson has joined their pro-staff. Watson is a five-year veteran of the FLW tour. He had a third place finish at the FLW Okeechobee event this year using Waft Fishing rods. Waft rods are made from high performance carbon fiber blanks manufactured in Japan. They […]
Story by Russ Bassdozer PAA champ and FLW pro James Watson of Waynesville, Missouri categorizes himself as a shallow water power fisherman – but no one reaches Watson’s level in our beloved sport by being one-dimensional. Spoon jackin’ is a specialized technique that Watson plies around the very deepest of docks in water up […]
In the ultra competitive business of professional bass fishing you have to do all you can, legally, to get an edge. You are competing against the greatest anglers in the world. These guys are the best of the best; the cream of the crop. They have proven themselves time and time again. To perform […]
James Watson’s PAA commercial on the Pursuit Channel
James Watson discusses fishing a jig around boat docs.
In the highlight of his pro fishing career, James Watson of Waynesville, Missouri won the Bass Pro Shop PAA Series tournament on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri held September 5-7, 2013. Watson, who qualified for his first FLW Forrest Wood Cup championship this year, has been on the FLW Tour four years. He’s also […]