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Melanoma is No Joke: Reese, Ehrler remove stitches

Skeet Reese and Brent Ehrler removing stitches from Skeet’s lower back following the removal of Melanoma.  This should act as a reminder to do two things for all of us anglers who spend so much time out on the water. #1 Cover up or use a good sunscreen and apply frequently #2 Get yourself checked often. Melanoma can be deadly; ...

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John Murray Wins Toledo Bend

When the dust cleared at Toledo Bend after the final weigh in on Championship Sunday John Murray took the title. John Murray has fished 223 Bassmaster events and every Elite Series tournament ever held.  He entered Sunday at Toledo Bend as arguably the greatest angler to have never won an Elite Series event. Unarguably, John Murray is one of the most liked guys ...

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“On Deck” from Toledo Bend Day 3

Day 3 is underway at the top ranked bass fishery in the country, A 30lb bag is not out of the question here, be sure and watch the weigh in live this afternoon on Bassmaster.com. While you waiting here are a few shots from what we saw this morning “On Deck”.

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Potomac River Battle Stop #1

Stop number one of the 2017 Potomac River Battle Series is in the books.  70 fish were caught in the top 14 spots for a total of 298.48 lbs for a average of 4.26 lbs per fish to be in the money !!! Congratulations to Lenny  Baird and  David Williams on the win. 259 total fish were caught for 912.40 lbs ...

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Wheeler Grabs the Lead at Toledo Bend

Jacob wheeler grabbed the day one lead at Toledo Bend with an impressive 25-1lb bag. Here is a quick recap with Jacob just after weighing in.

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Scroggins Held Together with Duct Tape At Toledo Bend

Before he became a full-time pro, Terry Scroggins spent 16 years piecing wrecked cars back together in the family auto body business. But during day one of competition at the Bassmaster Elite Series event on Toledo Bend – it was Scroggins that had to be held together. And like any ingenious American male – he relied on duct tape. First ...

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Win $10,000+ of Skeet Reese’s Sponsors Products & Help Several Kids’ Charities

Several years ago, my family and I started doing a Skeet Reese Kid’s Fishing Day at a park in our community of Meadow Vista.  Because of projects and schedules, we haven’t been able to do it every year, but this year is going to be our fifth Kid’s Fishing Day.   There have always been two reasons we wanted to ...

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VanDam, Powroznik, and Swindle talk Toledo Bend

Kevin VanDam and Jacob Powroznik have both won recent Bassmaster Elite Series events on Toledo Bend. And reigning Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Gerald Swindle, recently finished second on the giant reservoir – all three graciously provided insight on what fans can expect at this year’s event. 1.) Will the majority of the anglers who earn a paycheck in ...

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VanDam Says Wind is Not your Friend

Wednesday morning had a weird vibe at Cypress Bend Park’s well-known boat ramp on Toledo Bend. It was as though all the stars slept in on the final day of practice for the Bassmaster Elite Series presented by EconoLodge. The top-notch boat ramp that normally has 50 to 70 pros launching from it, only had eight at sunrise. Gerald Swindle ...

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Respected Toledo Bend Guide Previews Elite Series Tournament

Darold Gleason is always quick with a one-liner to make you laugh, but his fishing resume commands serious respect. The popular fulltime Toledo Bend fishing guide has caught seven bass over 10 pounds in the past decade from the famed reservoir, and he’s got fiberglass replicas from the Toledo Bend Lake Association to prove it. In addition to the South ...

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