Bob Adkinson's Guide Service
Specializing in Smallmouth & Largemouth Bass on the Columbia and Snake Rivers
World Class Smallmouth Bass Fishing!

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PROFESSIONAL BASS FISHERMAN
Skills/Experience

1965 - Present - 37 years bass fishing

1998 - 2002
  • Bass Western Invitational Trail - Fished this for the four years they were here, finished 94th, 62nd, 27th and 50th.
Bob Adkinson Bassmasters 2000 12th place finish
Bob Adkinson finished 12th at this 2000 Bassmasters Tournament

1986 - 1998
  • Angler's Choice Circuit - Eighth in state including a third place, fourth place, seventh place, and largest bass award during the year.
  • First Annual Stratos Open - Eighth place (107 teams) September 12, 1998 at Lake Don Pedro, CA.
  • Stratos Pro Staff
  • 1998 - 2002 Fishing ABA for Eastern WA.
  • Professional Seminar Speaker, I.S.E. - Tri-city sportsman shows, open houses, etc.
  • Write articles for publications like "The Entertainer" and "Superior Bass Fishing Association" newspaper one article per month.
  • 1997 - Boardman open first place
  • 1997 - MDA tournament first place
  • 1995 - MDA tournament first place
  • 1994 - MDA tournament second place
  • 1991 - Boardman open first place
  • 1989 - Present Bass Encounters Circuit several top ten finishes including first place at Potholes in 1995, second place at Banks in 1996. Qualified for all year-end champion tournaments.
  • 1987 and 1988 - Team 5000 Circuit finished consistently in the top ten of all tournaments.
  • 1986 - U.S. Bass Circuit finished eighth in state (including a first place in the Coeur'd Alene tournament), qualified for tournament of champions at Las Vegas, NV
  • 1986 - Present - Columbia Basin Bass Club several first places in club tournaments, several big fish end-of-year awards and consistently in top five for angler of the year.
Leadership

1990 - Present - Advisor/Assistant Organizer to Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) tournament.

1972 - Present - Charter member of Columbia Basin Bass Club (largest bass club in the Pacific Northwest).
  • 2001 President
  • 2000 Vice President
  • 1991-1997 Board of Directors
  • 1993 President
  • 1992 Vice President
  • 1990 President
  • 1989 Vice President
1986 - 2002 Presented programs at monthly bass club meetings. Topics include various fishing techniques for both largemouth and smallmouth, boat safety, boat maintenance and health issues.

Bob Adkinson giving a lecture on different fishing techniques
Bob Adkinson giving a lecture on different fishing techniques

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  • 2005 - Present - Nixons Marine, Walla Walla, Washington
  • 2001 - Present - Lamiglas Rods
  • 2001 - Present - Finishcraft Boat and Auto Repair
  • 2005 - Present - Triton Boats
  • 1997 - Present - Northwest Marine and Sport
  • 1997 - Present - McCoy Tackle
  • 1997 - Present - Kalin's Tackle
  • 2005 - Present - Three Rivers Internet
  • 2001 - 2004 - Tri-State Marine, Nampa, Idaho
  • 1997 - 2004 - Stratos Boats
  • 1986 - 1987 - Budweiser (Local Dealer)



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Sponsors

Triton Boats

Evinrude outboards

Nixons Marine

Lamiglas Rods

McCoy Fishing Line

Kalin Lures

NW Marine and Sport

FinishCraft of Pasco, WA

Three Rivers Internet



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