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Day 1 Leader Matt Lee Elite St Lawrence River, NY 2018 Photo by: B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — Giant limits of smallmouth bass exceeded expectations during Thursday’s opening round of competition as Matt Lee of Guntersville, Ala., weighed a tremendous 27-pound, 12-ounce limit of smallmouth bass to take an early lead at the Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   Lee’s staggering limit, anchored by a behemoth 6-plus-pound smallmouth, is the heaviest...
NASCAR legend brings broad appeal and attention to NHF Day mission SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (March 8, 2018) – National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) announces Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as this year’s honorary chair. NHF Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich tradition of fishing and hunting with national, state, regional and local organizations hosting fishing-...
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Kayak Fishing Tip – Hook All Tool - Rapid Fishing Solutions Pro Kayak Angler John Deshauteurs shares his tips on using the Rapid Fishing Solutions Hook All Tool. For saltwater anglers Rapid Fishing Solutions makes a larger version of the Hook All Tool. For more information and to purchase visit their website by clicking here.
There are no magic bullets in fishing. No single lure is guaranteed to work every time, under all circumstances. Having said that, a very limited collection of lures with broad, multi-species, season-long appeal does exist: these are lures that you can tie on, no matter when or where you’re fishing, with the reasonable expectation of success. Lipless rattlebaits are...
Day 4 Champion Wesley Strader Elite Kentucky Lake, TN 2018
PARIS, Tenn. — The final day of the Berkley Bassmaster Elite at Kentucky Lake presented by Abu Garcia threw Wesley Strader the right pitch, and he knocked it out of the park. Strader, a first-year Elite Series pro from Spring City, Tenn., caught a final-day limit of five bass that weighed 20 pounds, 11 ounces and earned his first Elite Series...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The national championship locations and dates for the 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops and the Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods have been released, B.A.S.S. announced today. The Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops will be held on Lake Tenkiller out of...
Brandon Lester of Fayetteville, Tenn., takes the lead on the second day of the 2018 Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet, with a two-day total weight of 50 pounds, 1 ounce. Photo by: Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S.
WADDINGTON, N.Y. — In dramatic Bassmaster fashion, a new leader took the helm during the second round of official competition at the Huk Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River presented by Black Velvet.   The fishing slowed down overall during the second day of the derby, but a staggering 52 limits exceeding 20 pounds on Day 1 will be hard to top....
New York, NY (March, 26 2018) – When the pyrotechnics flared and confetti fell on the stage of the 2018 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, it was 26-year-old Seaguar Pro Jordan Lee standing in the middle of it all with the coveted first-place trophy hoisted into the air. And, yes, he’s the same Jordan Lee that took...
Twenty-first century bass anglers have a wealth of options when selecting the critical link that connects them to their finned quarry: their line. Anglers of yesteryear were limited to justbrittle monofilament and frayed dacron lines, but today, we are blessed with a complete library of modern lines including braids, fluorocarbons, and others that bear little resemblance to those used...
The hi-tech revolution that has reshaped open-water fishing in recent years has also reached anglers who chase fish through holes in the ice. In its simplest form, however, ice fishing need not be more complicated than cutting a hole, presenting a bait, and fighting a fish. And there is no better quarry through the ice, particularly for anglers at...

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Twenty-first century bass anglers have a wealth of options when selecting the critical link that connects them to their finned quarry: their line. Anglers...