PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — Several competitors spun tales of thrilling rides in 5- to 8-foot waves, but the most exciting moment for Scott Siller was weighing in a 20-pound limit to take the pro division lead in the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open presented by Allstate at Lake Champlain.
The 44-year-old police officer from Milwaukee, Wis., also experienced a rough ride on wind-swept Champlain, which reminded him of fishing back home. “It reminded me of Lake Erie,” he said. “It was terrible. We got soaking wet.” [..]
YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Dave Gullette would be standing in the front row cheering, emailing photos to all his coworkers and otherwise beaming with pride right now to see his son, Michael, and Michael’s teammate, Nathan Martin, in the lead at the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship on Chatuge Reservoir. [..]
SoulJerk 115 DEATHDROP-The bill is actually molded as part of the body, which allows zero flex in the bill for incredible responsiveness, and no bill breakage, two things every angler wants in a jerkbait. The sides are incredibly flat (Vs. a rounded fuselage) , adding to responsiveness and side-to-side slashing action. Most importantly, we’ve created a jerkbait with the slowest sink rate available. [..]
PHILADELPHIA — The Bassmaster Elite at the Delaware River, Aug. 7-10, 2014, promises to be an historic occasion in a couple of particulars. For one, it’s B.A.S.S.’s first stop at this venue, best known for George Washington’s crossing into New Jersey for a surprise attack on British forces. For another, it begins the stretch run of the 2014 Elite season, culminating in dozens of Bassmaster Classic berths and the crowning of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year. [..]
Oh Golly it’s topwater time with Shaw Grigsby! Shaw absolutely loves fishing topwater baits throughout the year in his home state of Florida. However, when the conditions are right for topwater fishing, you will find Shaw slinging topwaters in search of big bass throughout the country! “Topwater is good a lot more often then we give it credit for” says Shaw. In this class, Shaw will cover his most effective topwater baits and more specifically, [..]