Bassmaster Senior Writer Louie Stout recommends the Lunkerhunt Lunker Frog. With swimming legs that extend on the retrieve and retract on the pause, bass are destined to find it as tasty as our writer does.
On Sept. 23, 1987, Kevin VanDam fished his first B.A.S.S. event, the New York Invitational on the St. Lawrence River. Then 19, he finished 110th out of 311 anglers. He was in the money 38 times in his next 43 tournaments.