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Ike’s Go To for Cold Water

Elite Series pro Mike Iaconelli talks about one of his favorite cold water baits, the Molix Trago Vibe. This blade style bait has a few features that set it apart from other blade baits on the market. The Trago Vib is a “metal concept lure ” excellent for vertical presentations or fast retrieves, made possible thanks to the excellent balance ...

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GEICO Rewind from Cherokee Lake 2017

The first stop of the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series proved to be an interesting one, weather conditions proved to be intersting. Day one met the field with freezing temperatures (in the 20’s) followed by a warming trend that left some wearing shorts by Saturday afternoon. David Walker and Mike McCelland recap their event at Cherokee Lake in this addition of ...

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Alton & Alton jr…. an Elite Moment

The Bassmaster Elite Series on Cherokee Lake marked a very special event. Alton Jones, a very familiar face on the Elite Trail was joined by his son Alton jr. Here is what the father son team had to say just after Saturday’s weigh in.

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$150 in Crappie Lures Nets Scroggins $10K at Cherokee Lake Elite

As the first event of a brand new Bassmaster Elite Series season began, it was no secret the favored lure of choice by top local anglers for Cherokee Lake’s finicky smallmouth was a 3-inch Damiki Armor Shad rigged on a lead “Erie” head. “People use the Damiki Shad because it has almost no action, and those fish at Cherokee are ...

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Wheeler Claims Cherokee Title

Jacob Wheeler took the title at Cherokee Lake on Sunday with a total weight of 69lbs13ozs. Here is a recap of how he got it done last week.  

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Wiggins Rides One Spot To Day 3 Lead At Bassmaster Elite On Cherokee Lake

Jesse Wiggins of Cullman, Ala., maintains the lead on the third day of the Bassmaster Elite at Cherokee Lake, bringing 16 pounds, 14 ounces to the scales on Saturday for a three-day total weight of 52-13.                                                            Photo by Seigo Saito/Bassmaster KNOXVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Jesse Wiggins wishes he had a more exciting story to tell about the Bassmaster Elite ...

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Day 2 Weigh In Videos from Cherokee Lake

Another day of changing conditions at the Bassmaster Cherokee Lake Elite produced changes on the leader board. Here are a few videos from today’s weigh in. Skylar Hamilton Koby Kreiger Hank Cherry Gerals Sporhrer Randy Howell John Hunter Kelly Jordan Keith Combs

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Day 2 Take Off Videos from Cherokee Lake

Here are a few videos from the day 2 take off at Cherokee Lake. Alan McGukin Hank Cherry Koby Kreiger Brandon Lester Bill Lowen Brandon Card Keith Combs

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Day 1 Weigh in from Cherokee

Needless to say the Bassmaster Elite Series pros are at again, no matter how bad the conditions these guys are going to catch them. Today was proof once again of just how versatile this group of anglers is. Here are a few videos from just after the day one weigh in.  

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