Topics: Mark Menendez

Bladed jig vs. spinnerbait

Mar 3, 2011

Twenty years ago, there wasn't much of a debate over when the best time to use a spinnerbait was. If the conditions were overcast, the water was stained or there was a stiff breeze, the spinnerbait got the nod.

Hengst battling the fight of her life

Feb 26, 2011

LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Seldom does a bit of news make your life flash before your eyes. As cliché as it sounds, that's what happened to Debra Hengst on December 22, 2010 when she was told that she had breast cancer.

2011 Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo

Feb 19, 2011

This album features photos from the 2011 Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo.

A historic look at Day One of the Bassmaster Classic

Feb 18, 2011

A look at Classic tournaments that's received plenty of attention.

Tim Horton decides to join Lew's

Feb 7, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- Lew's proudly announces that Bassmaster Elite Series angler and former Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year Tim Horton has picked Lew's for his choice of reels, starting immediately. The popular Muscle Shoals, Ala., angler's decision to join Lew's places him among other high profile anglers who have recently signed with the brand that is turning heads in the fishing industry.

Top bass anglers join Team Lew's

Jan 25, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.

Menendez signs with Lew's

Jan 25, 2011

Bassmaster Elite Series angler Mark Menendez announces that he has joined Team Lew's.

Menendez: Suspending vs. floating

Jan 21, 2011

Each spring, as bass anglers head to the water, ready to dust the cobwebs away from a winter-long hiatus, they're faced with a conundrum; suspending jerkbait or floating jerkbait?

Menendez: Targeting Larger Bass

Jan 21, 2011

For the tournament bass angler, a successful day on the water is measured by the total weight of the best five bass and not the number of bass caught. Culling through scores of smaller bass means more time spent unhooking and re-rigging, and less time with the bait in the water. Even the causal weekend bass angler can appreciate a pair of 4-pound largemouth compared to a dozen "dinks."

Menendez: Tube or creature?

Jan 21, 2011

During the 2009 Elite Series campaign, a variety of baits and techniques where used to secure victories. However, in many of those wins, the lure that put an angler in position to win faltered in the home stretch and had to be replaced by an alternate bait on the final day of competition.

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