Robert U. Montgomery has fished for bass across most of the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, and South Africa. He regularly fishes with professional bass anglers and guides on some of the world's best bass waters. He has been a full-time freelance writer, specializing in fishing and water-related conservation, since 1989 and a Senior Writer for ESPN/BASS Publications since 1985, covering the Bassmaster Classic and the Women's Bassmaster Tour. He has articles appearing regularly in both Bassmaster Magazine and BASS Times. He lives in Bonne Terre, Missouri.