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BooYah Shows Off New ToadRunner Pad Crasher

In order for a topwater bait to be effective, the bait must have the ability to disturb the water surface with attributes that create sound, action and vibration. The all-new ToadRunner™ from BOOYAH® Bait Co. not only has those qualities, the ToadRunner gives anglers the ability to adjust the sound and action based upon fishing conditions. The new ToadRunner is built …

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RAPALA® CELEBRATES SUPER BOWL AND MINNESOTA HERITAGE WITH ROOFTOP ICE-FISHING AT WCCO’S MINNECENTRIC EXPERIENCE

This week, as pro football fans flock to Minneapolis for the season’s championship bout, Minnesota-based Rapala® USA and WCCO-TV have joined forces to celebrate the Big Game with the MinneCentric Rooftop Experience, a charitable activation that has transformed WCCO-TV’s downtown Minneapolis rooftop into a one-of-a-kind ice-fishing village, complete with an ice bar, curling sheet, warming house and — most importantly …

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Yellow Perch Tagging Operation in Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Sportfish Research Group is tagging a new species…..the beloved Yellow Perch. The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) is an incredibly important gamefish in Saskatchewan so we are very excited to include the perch in our catch-and-release research program. Please keep an eye out for these smaller tags while fishing – you may not notice them initially. If you happen to catch …

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ICAST 2017 – Rapala Ripstop

Cast. Reel. Twitch. Reel. Rip! Reel. Stop! Wait for it … Set the hook! Boat your latest trophy catch courtesy of the groundbreaking RipStop®, the exhilarating new fast-ripping, hard-stopping, hard-plastic boot-tail rip bait from Rapala®. “This is the kind of bait that gives you goose bumps,” says Rapala Director of Field Promotions Mark Fisher, who helped dream up and design …

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2017 BASS Elite Rookie and Legend Field Shows Quality

The 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series roster has been set at 111 and will include at least 13 newcomers to the prestigious bass fishing circuit, B.A.S.S. announced today. The new tournament year, which begins in February, also marks the return of legendary angler David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., to B.A.S.S. competition. “We have seen less attrition among the current Elite anglers …

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Mullins Builds On His Lead At Southern Open On Douglas Lake

Obviously, David Mullins is sick of finishing second at Douglas Lake. The Mount Carmel, Tenn., angler, who finished second in 2014 and 2013 Bassmaster Opens here, will take a 7-pound, 7-ounce lead into Saturday’s Top 12 final of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open at Douglas Lake. For the second day in a row, Mullins topped 20 pounds with …

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Penn State Maintains Lead In Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional On James River

Maurice Hudson and Sean Cummins of Penn State University maintain the lead Friday at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops on the James River after landing four fish worth 11 pounds, 8 ounces. With a two-day total of 28-10, Hudson and Cummins take a 7-ounce lead into the final day of competition. Even though …

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Kevin VanDam Wins On Toledo Bend

Superstar professional angler Kevin VanDam often deals with a different set of circumstances than the average angler on the Bassmaster Elite Series. With such a sparkling resume, many fans’ expectations for VanDam are much higher. With such a recognizable name and face, the number of people who want to catch a glimpse of him doing his thing on the water …

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VanDam Maintains Lead At Toledo Bend After Slow Start On Second Day

The biggest thing Kevin VanDam has caught so far this week has been himself. But there could be far bigger catches ahead of him if he remains on his current path at the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Toledo Bend. VanDam had to have a treble hook removed from his hand during Friday’s second round after landing his biggest …

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Fantasy Win Upgrades New Hampshire Angler From Canoe To Bass Boat

Jason Hill has never owned a bass boat, but he didn’t let that stop him from pursuing his favorite hobby of bass fishing. Instead, he strapped his canoe to the top of whatever vehicle he owned at the time – from an old sedan to an SUV – and fished the ponds and smaller bodies of water near his home …

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