I’ve spent the last few days at the tackle trade show in Orlando talking to buyers and media from around the world about my sponsors’ new products for 2013. One item that’s getting a lot of attention is the Strike King Dream Shot, a 4-inch soft plastic drop-shot that my nephew Jonathon used to win the Green Bay Challenge two weeks ago. Strike King is one of the few lure companies that puts prototype lures in the hands of their pro staff for testing before releasing them to the public.
It has been a tough day on Green Bay. A few anglers have limits, but many are struggling.
Jerry McKinnis takes on a game of pitch and catch with Mark Zona after last year's health scare.
Take the time to do what you love, with those you love.
Elite Series pro Tim Horton trailered 20 hours from the Toledo Bend Battle finals to participate in the KVD/Detroit Lions Charity Bass Tournament.
Since the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule was announced last summer, professional anglers have been kept in the dark about the seventh stop on the circuit — the Mystery Lake Elite June 28-July 1.
While taking a short break between Elite tournaments, my wife Sherry and I have been busy working on the Detroit Lions/Kevin VanDam Charity Bass Tournament coming up in June.
David Walker offers us a preview of the next Elite Series event, the Douglas Lake Challenge; and Mark Zona has an on-the-water interview with the Brent Chapman, leader in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race.
On this episode of The Livewell, Tommy Sanders and Mark Zona speak with Brandon Palaniuk, fresh off his victory at the TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake.