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3 Lures Gerald Swindle Chooses for the Start of Summer

Gerald Swindle tells stories of days prior to turning pro 20 years ago when he’d frame houses in the unmerciful hot Alabama sun, then throw down the hammer he hated late in the day just in time to go chase summer largemouth in evening jackpot tournaments. Two remarkable Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year titles later, and $2 Million in ...

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Steve Kennedy Wins Dardanelle

In case you missed it on Bassmaster Live Steve Kennedy claimed the Bassmaster Elite title on a very tough Lake Dardanelle. Here is his Championship Monday re -cap of the tournament.

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The “Bobcat” Chronicles from Lake Dardanelle

This week Greg Hackney presents the “Bobcat” Chronicles from Lake Dardanelle. Greg talks about the lake conditions, how he approached the tournament and the lures he relied on. Follow Greg on his Facebook page. Get all the gear Greg uses at Green top Sporting Goods Brought to you by Bass Mafia and Strike King Lures.

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How Randy Howell Uses His Hydrowave

Being stealthy is a big part of being successful as a fisherman, any edge you can get on the competition is huge now days. Randy Howell talks about how, when and why he uses the Hydrowave from TH Marine.

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Hayabusa Comes to the USA

Hayabusa U.S.A., Inc., the Headquarter Hayabusa Fishing Hooks Co., Ltd. (“Hayabusa”) in Japan, is excited to announce 3 additional members to their U.S.A. National Pro Staff. Hayabusa U.S.A. has signed multi-year agreements with Bassmaster Elite Series Anglers, Matt Herren and Cliff Pirch as well as FLW Tour Angler, Bryan Schmitt. Hayabusa is the #1 selling bass fishing hook in Japan ...

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Hackney and Swindle Make Dardanelle Predictions

Greg Hackney finished 3rd the last time the Bassmaster Elites were at Lake Dardanelle in May of 2014, and Swindle finished 2nd – losing by four heartbreaking ounces to winner Jason Christie. Together, Swindle and Hackney hauled home $45,000 from that event three years ago, and both of the Quantum pros seemed optimistically focused at Thursday afternoon’s angler registration meeting ...

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“Big Show” Scroggins’ Boat Ramp Rescue Dog

Gerald Swindle once said, “Big Show… big heart” in reference to his good buddy and Toyota teammate Terry Scroggins’ generous treatment of others. And the backstory to the four-legged friend Scroggins brought to this week’s GoPro Bassmaster Elite at Dardanelle presented by Econo Lodge proves Swindle’s theory true. Meet “Roddie” everybody.  She’s three years old, wears a pink collar, and ...

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The Niagara Bite

The northern smallmouth bite is heating up! With temperatures approaching spawn the big Smallies went on a tear last week for Captain Frank Cambell of Niagara Region Charter Service. A variety of baits and depths worked with Coffee tubes and Rage swimbaits leading the way for artificials. When the bite turns tough a switch over to live bait has been ...

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“Chocolate Milk” and Buffalo Gnats Challenging Elites at Dardanelle

Florida pro Bobby Lane returned to the boat ramp with a fat lip after a long first day of practice for the GoPro Bassmaster Elite at Dardanelle presented by EconoLodge. “Do not go out there without a Buff for your face and plenty of inspect repellent. I’m telling ya’ – you’d better cover yourself!” exclaimed Lane. Lane’s swollen lower lip ...

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Meet the Newest Popper from IMA

Bill Lowen is a shallow water expert, when Bill talks about topwater poppers you should pay close attention. The new IMA popper is the perfect choice when you are looking for a smaller profile bait to match the hatch. Follow Bill on his Facebook page. See the full IMA lineup here.

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