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What, When, Why and How – Fall Swimbaits

We sat down with Elite Series Pro Bill Lowen last week at Mille Lacs Lake and talked fall swimbaits. Bill was happy to explain his swimbait of choice, the rod and reel he uses to fish it and the when and why part, The Opti Shad is a versatile offering your going to want to add to your arsenal as ...

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Key Bass Fishing Siutations

Gary Klein is a veteran of nearly 400 professional BASS tournaments in a 4 decade career, 2 BASS Angler of the Year Titles, 8 BASS Tour Titles, 30 BASS Classic Qualifications, Top 10 BASS ‘All-time’ Money Winner, 2 FLW Tour Titles, 6 FLW Championship Qualifications and Top 10 in ESPN’s Greatest Angler Debate. In this seminar, Gary Klein covers different types of environments in which the fish ...

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IKE Live Season Wrap Up

Pittsgrove, NJ, September 25th, 2016 – Tune into Ike Live this coming Sunday, September 25th 6-10 PM ET for a brand new Ike Live Show live-streaming on IkeLive.com. Mike and the Ike Live crew take a look how the BASS Elite season came to a close and get to chat with recent winners and champions!   Touring pro JT Kenney ...

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Tacoronte Takes The Lead At Champlain Open

Jesse Tacoronte of Orlando, Fla., took the lead on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #3 held on Lake Champlain out of Plattsburgh, N.Y. Tacoronte brought 21 pounds, 3 ounces to the scales at Wednesday’s weigh-in.                                                       Photo by Ronnie Moore/Bassmaster PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Guessing his primary spot would be taken, Jesse Tacoronte went to his Plan ...

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Swindle Discusses Most Meaningful Lure, Reel and Memory of Rare and Remarkable Second AOY Title Season

Professional bass fishing’s funniest man, Gerald Swindle of Guntersville, Alabama, just joined a seriously exclusive list of only 11 men to ever win the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title more than once throughout the award’s highly respected 46 year history. Swindle won his first AOY title in 2004. And while he struggled atypically in this year’s final tournament, ...

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Thrift Wins Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Lake Norman

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 17, 2016) – Bryan Thrift of Shelby, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 11 pounds, 11 ounces, Saturday to win the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Lake Norman presented by Lowrance. Thrift’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 34 pounds, 12 ounces earned him the win by a slim 6-ounce margin over second ...

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Team Swindle Claims the 2016 AOY Title.

The emotion after the weigh in was unexplainable after Gerald Swindle took the trophy at Mille Lacs. See for yourself, congratulations “G” and LeAnn Swindle. .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-1.module-video .video-content { } .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-1.module-video .video-title { } .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-1.module-video .video-title a { } .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-2.module-video .video-content { } .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-2.module-video .video-title { } .themify_builder .video-23742-0-0-2.module-video .video-title a { }

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Feider Continues to Lead at Mille Lacs

Another day of giant smallmouth at Mille Lacs. Seth Feider continues to lead the field with a two day total of 50-3 pounds. Here are a few post weigh in videos from just after the weigh in. .themify_builder .video-23738-0-0-1.module-video .video-content { } .themify_builder .video-23738-0-0-1.module-video .video-title { } .themify_builder .video-23738-0-0-1.module-video .video-title a { } .themify_builder .video-23738-0-0-2.module-video .video-content { } .themify_builder .video-23738-0-0-2.module-video ...

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KVD’s Advice to “G”

Gerald Swindle had a rough day one on Mille Lacs, the 2016 AOY Championship is within reach. Dynamic Sponsorships Alan McGukin caught up with KVD this morning and got some advice for “G”.

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Swindle Buoyed by Humor to Begin Day 2 at Mille Lacs

Gerald Swindle wasn’t himself on Day 1 of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship at Mille Lacs. Humor is his gift, and he just wasn’t funny Thursday. He was wound tighter than 4-pound braid on a size 10 spinning reel prior to takeoff, and at day’s end he told fans at weigh-in, “Today was the first day all ...

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