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is one of the pioneers of bass fishing in the western United States.
No one in that part of the country has written more about bass fishing.
began writing immediately after returning from almost two years of serving in an infantry rifle company in the jungles of the South Pacific during World War II.
has been at it ever since.
Stan is an award-winning outdoor writer who has written for a variety of prestigious publications including Bassmaster, Bassin, Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Sports Afield and many others.
has written countless newspaper columns.
Most of his
writing is currently appearing in four different Internet columns.
is equally recognized for his
artistry with a rod.
Known internationally as "The Master Caster," he
has been featured in outdoor shows since 1952.
skills with casting and spinning equipment have taken him from Tulsa to Tokyo and from Birmingham to Brazil.
also gave a private casting demonstration for Japan's Princess Nobuko while participating in a major outdoor show in Tokyo.
Stan was the only writer from the Pacific Northwest invited to the first Bassmasters Classic at Lake Mead.
covered more than 30 Classics for a variety of publications in ensuing years.
wasn't riding along with a Classic competitor, he
was giving casting demonstrations at the Classic Outdoor Show.
has won numerous awards for his
Some of his
poetry dealing with fishing has been widely published in both printed media and on the internet.
newspaper and magazine work, he
has written three books on fishing and starred in two instructional videos on casing.
does more than write about fishing.
Early in his
participated in the Oregon Bass & Panfish Club's annual "Biggest Bass Contest.
won all five years in which he
Stan is a long time member of the Outdoor Writers of America and a charter member of the Northwest Outdoor Writers Association.