About Us

Welcome and thank you for making FINS’nTALES your hotspot for bass fishing stories, videos, people, places, events, how-to, product reviews, tips, industry news and more! Please enjoy.

Our world-class writer team has a mix of professional anglers and foremost experts, each with their own fan base from different regions and countries, ages and skill sets. There’s something for everyone at FINS’nTALES.

Meet the Writer Team

  • Russ "Bassdozer" Comeau, Editor
    Russ “Bassdozer” Comeau, Editor
    Russ Bassdozer’s stories are dedicated to improving the knowledge, enjoyment...
  • Don Wirth
    Don Wirth
    Don Wirth of Nashville, Tennessee is one of the most...
  • Dr. Rogelio Villarreal
    Dr. Rogelio Villarreal
    “El Doc” began largemouth bass fishing almost 50 years ago...
  • Mark Menendez, Bassmaster Elite and PAA Pro
    Mark Menendez
    Bassmaster Elite pro Menendez writes about advanced topics that he’s...
  • Tyler Brinks
    Tyler Brinks
    Originally from the West Coast where he grew up bass...
  • Mike DelVisco
    Mike DelVisco
    Texas Roadhouse pro Mike DelVisco is a full-time time professional angler....
  • John Neporadny featured
    John Neporadny
    John Neporadny is a full-time freelance writer specializing in freshwater...
  • Jeff Samsel, FINS'nTALES writer
    Jeff Samsel
    Jeff Samsel fishes for and writes about everything that swims. This...
  • Jeff "Gussy" Gustafson
    Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson
    Jeff Gustafson is from Kenora, Ontario and grew up on...
  • Matt Paino
    Matt Paino
    Matt Paino of Temucula, California is FINS’nTALES Japanese Domestic Market...
  • Roberto Martinez
    Roberto Martinez
    Roberto Martinez of Valencia, Spain is FINSnTALES European correspondent. An...
  • Patrick Sebile featured
    Patrick Sebile
    International fishing superstar and legendary lure designer Patrick Sebile from...
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