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  • Cutting edge articles, stories, photos, columns, tips & more

  • Regular, detailed fishing reports from some of the best waters

  • The most informative & entertaining outdoors sports content


  • The highest quality & most unique custom fishing lures

  • Proudly made in the USA, purchase supports the handicapped

  • See why top pros rely on Colby Simms Tackle to catch the big ones


  • Guided trips & all-inclusive fishing vacations with top pros

  • The best destinations in the United States, Canada & Mexico

  • Fishing, hunting, site seeing, nature photography trips & more


  • Thousands of top quality professional images at great prices

  • Outdoor sports, scenery, product, wildlife shots & much more

  • Professional photographers available for assignment world wide


  • Television, magazine, radio, internet, sport shows & more

  • Colby Simms Outdoors grows sponsor businesses like no one can

  • Unmatched promotion, advertising, support & exposure



 COLBY SIMMS is an Internationally Renowned Professional Angler & Media Personality, working as a Television Host & Guest Star, Guide, Outdoor Sports Writer & Photographer, Champion Tournament Angler, Tackle Designer, Promoter and Public Speaker.

Colby has appeared as a Host, Co-Host, Guest Star, Featured Guide, and Tournament Pro with many local and national television programs, and has hosted many TV shows reaching over 60 million households each. Colby has also been a Guest Star on radio and a Host of instructional DVDs.


Colby is a highly accomplished Professional Tournament Angler. He is a National Circuit Tournament Champion, Big Fish Award Recipient and World Championship Qualifier, a 2-Time State Circuit Tournament Champion, 3-Time State Championship Qualifier, Big Fish Award Recipient, 7-Time Top 10 Finisher and State Champion.


Colby is a famous record-holding licensed Guide, DNR award Recipient and Operator of Colby Simms Outdoors L.L.C., with a large outdoor sports team of top pros, the largest & most experienced guide service on well known Kinkaid Lake, the largest guide service in the entire southern Illinois & eastern Missouri region, and one of the largest guide service, lodging, vacation & outfitting operations covering the United States, Canada & Mexico.


Colby writes articles, columns, stories & tips and shoots professional photography for more than 3 dozen magazines & newspapers, many with national or international distribution. He runs a professional photography business offering sales & services worldwide. Colby holds staff positions with more than a dozen major magazines and newspapers, and is the Editor In Chief of Colby Simms Outdoors Magazine.


Colby is also an Outdoor Sports Product Designer & Tester, the Founder & Owner of the Colby Simms Tackle Company, and has held staff positions with more than 3 dozen major outdoor sports companies. He is a former Fishing Club Official and State Tournament Trail Director.


Colby specializes in bass & muskie angling at Kinkaid Lake, Illinois, but is an International Outdoor Sports Authority, pursuing dozens of freshwater & saltwater sport fish species & game animals on media assignment to the world’s best destinations.


Colby has been featured by many other outdoor writers, photographers & television personalities. Photos of Colby and Photos by Colby have both graced the covers of many magazines & newspapers throughout the World.

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