Gabby’s Fishing Fever

Crankbaits catch bass year-round

There are several baits that will catch bass under almost any condition. Baits like jigs and tube baits are fished in the dead of summer and in the coldest days of winter. Some baits are just better in certain conditions. But because of newer designs and more technology put into these baits, the crankbait has become a year-round bass-catching bait […]


— Austin Johnson (33, above left) drives the lane in the Jenkins Cavaliers’ 65-54 loss to Lee County at home Monday night. Johnson scored 12 points for the Cavaliers, who are still seeking their first win of the season. Next up for the Cavs is a pair of home games, against Morgan County on Friday and Jackson City next Tuesday. […]

Cougars lose commanding lead, game

Letcher Central’s Isaiah Adams (above, left) drives to the basket to lay in a shot for two of his 16 points during the Cougars’ heartbreaking season-opening loss at East Ridge on Monday. Letcher Central led the host Warriors by 17 points at the end of the third quarter before East Ridge took control in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Cougars […]

W.Va. star is happy to be on Kentucky’s radar

Vaught’s Views

Isaac McKneely’s junior season won’t start until March 1 at the earliest, but when it does his coach says watch what a special player he is. “He is really a good player. He is about 6-4, 185 now and he is a heck of a shooter. He can shoot the ball great,” said Allen Osborne, McKneely’s coach at Poca High […]

Struttin’ Time

He is going rabbit hunting ASAP

We are back. I hope you had a great holiday during our break. I hope to share many hunting trips with you again this year. I also hope the virus is finally getting under control, as the new vaccine has started to get into the arms of our people. Did Santa bring you a new firearm for Christmas? If he […]

Gabby’s Fishing Fever

Start the new year by catching a bass

Well we all made it to a new year I just hope and pray we see a better year in 2021. I try to stay positive in all situations, so I believe most things, including chances to go fishing, will get better with a little time. We have had a really mild winter so far and it has changed normal […]

‘Great White Shark Whisperer’ loves UK

Vaught’s Views

Chip Michalove is known as the “Great White Shark Whisperer” who has hooked a 3,500-pound great white shark a few miles off the South Carolina coast. The Kentucky native moved to Hilton Head Island in 1989 and now owns and operates Outcast Sport Fishing. However, his love for Kentucky basketball has never stopped. That’s why last weekend when Kentucky played […]

Gabby’s Fishing Fever

At least 2020 was good for fishing

The year 2020 has been life changing to say the least. I have never before seen so much change and different things going on than this year. While very few good things have come out of this year, some things have seemed kind of normal. Fishing, for the most part, has been good on most lakes. Ever since spring until […]

Cal: Allen will play Saturday at Miss. St.


Former Kentucky Mr. Basketball and Pendleton County High School standout Dontaie Allen has played just five minutes in the past four games but that could change Saturday. Kentucky coach John Calipari hinted Allen would play more minutes in Kentucky’s Southeastern Conference opener Saturday at Mississippi State and “now it’s his turn to shine.” “He was great in practice (Monday),” Calipari […]

UK’s Stoops praises Kentucky’s high schools

Vaught’s Views

Kentucky’s disappointing 3-point shooting this year has sparked a lot of conversation about how 3-point shooters Johnny Juzang, Jemarl Baker and Mychal Mulder never were significant contributors at UK. Baker transferred to Arizona and Juzang to UCLA. Mulder stayed at UK after transferring in from a junior college and is now with the Golden State Warriors. “The guys they were […]

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