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Gussy’s Top 3 Summer Smallmouth Baits
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Gussy’s Top 3 Summer Smallmouth Baits

BEMIDJI, Minn.  – Bagley Bass Elite Series pro angler Jeff Gustafson knows a thing or two about catching big brown bass. Hailing from Keewatin, Ontario, his home waters of Lake of the Woods provide world-renowned smallmouth bass fishing, not to mention his experience fishing some of the best bass waters across the U.S. on tour....

Hank Cherry Takes Second Consecutive Bassmaster Classic
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Hank Cherry Takes Second Consecutive Bassmaster Classic

FORT WORTH, Texas — Hank Cherry now occupies some rare air in the sport of professional bass fishing, and he has the bank statements to prove it.   The Lincolnton, N.C., pro, caught five bass Sunday that weighed 13 pounds, 1 ounce and won the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk with...

Pendergraf Wins Narrow Bassmaster Kayak Series Championship
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Pendergraf Wins Narrow Bassmaster Kayak Series Championship

FORT WORTH, Texas — When conditions trashed his practice findings, Mark Pendergraf of Fort Worth, Texas, made a key adjustment and won the inaugural Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series Championship powered by TourneyX on Possum Kingdom Lake with a two-day total of 209.25 inches. Edging second-place Joe McElroy of Alabama by 1/2 inch, Pendergraf won the...

KVD Wins MLF at Chickamauga with Strike King Crankbaits
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KVD Wins MLF at Chickamauga with Strike King Crankbaits

DAYTON, Tenn. – Bass Pro Shops angler Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Michigan, promised that MLF NOW!®  livestream viewers would see fireworks on Lake Chickamauga, Wednesday, and the man most consider the G.O.A.T. of professional bass fishing did not disappoint. VanDam caught 25 bass weighing 70 pounds, 1 ounce to win the Major League Fishing (MLF)...

Kevin VanDam Earns Knockout Round Win at MLF Chickamauga
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Kevin VanDam Earns Knockout Round Win at MLF Chickamauga

DAYTON, Tenn.  – Bass Pro Shops pro Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Michigan, caught 18 bass Tuesday totaling 46 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Knockout Round and advance to the final day of competition at the Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour B&W Trailer Hitches Stage Four Presented by ATG by Wrangler at Lake...

St. Croix Bass X Rods: Stronger, Lighter–and Affordable
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St. Croix Bass X Rods: Stronger, Lighter–and Affordable

PARK FALLS, Wisc. – St. Croix’s popular BassX Series sets the standard for affordable high-performance in handcrafted bass rods. Since its debut five years ago, the bass series has found its way into the hands of countless passionate bass enthusiasts who appreciate the series’ ability to deliver the upper hand in any angling situation, at...

Plano® Gives Seth Feider An EDGE™
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Plano® Gives Seth Feider An EDGE™

Plano, IL  Bass tournaments are a fast-paced environment where seconds count. Each cast can produce the winning fish, and pros know they need to maximize their time on the water if they want to be on the podium. Seth Feider, one of the most recognizable anglers on the Bassmaster Elite Tour, looks to Plano® to...

The Ultimate Swim Fly Rod from G. Loomis
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The Ultimate Swim Fly Rod from G. Loomis

With enticing baitfish motion, multi-point articulated “swim flies” are now an essential pattern in every serious bass angler’s box. This massive innovation in streamer fishing has inspired an entirely new paradigm in rod design, one that can deliver long, heavy flies on hyper-accurate casts and properly animate those flies on the retrieve. To meet the...

Rapala USA Promotes Quinn to Director of Field Promotions
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Rapala USA Promotes Quinn to Director of Field Promotions

Minnetonka, Minnesota – Effective immediately, Dan “DQ” Quinn has been promoted to Director of Field Promotions for Rapala USA from Field Promotions Manager.   Quinn has grown, full steam ahead into his current role, leading the company’s National Rapala Pro Staff, as well as the company’s regional pro staff, guides, and key influencers around the...

Three New Fly Rods from G. Loomis
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Three New Fly Rods from G. Loomis

G. Loomis rods enable success by boosting anglers’ natural ability in any setting where a fly is cast. Now, G. Loomis introduces three purpose-driven rods, each packed with design innovations and premium technologies so anglers can feel connected. NRX+ SF With enticing baitfish motion, multi-point articulated “swim flies” are now an essential pattern in any...