riding in rough water” are common ailments, he adds. Monroe works out occasionally but visits a massage therapist twice a month.
The BASS organization offers enthusiasts and its 530,000 members the tools to become better anglers through its informative portal (www.bassmaster.com) and the Bassmaster periodical. Of his fishing experiences, Monroe offers a simple analogy: “To catch one is like kissing a girl for the first time. Losing an 8-pound fish is like breaking up with your true love.” To view his roster, visit www.ishmonroe.com.