Editor's note: The following was excerpted from a story that appeared in The Kansas City Star earlier this month. The full story is available here. Guido Hibdon never thought he would see this day, when he would have to scrap for sponsors, when he wondered if there was going to be enough money to even compete on the pro bass circuit.
For years, Randall Tharp has used a Rapala knife and cleaning table to prepare dinners of fish caught fresh from the sea. Now he’ll rely on the iconic brand to put food on the table in another way — throwing Rapala baits to win prize money in Bassmaster tournaments. The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup champion has joined Rapala’s pro staff.
Jason Christie talks about his preparations for Hartwell and his family life.
Arizona angler Steve Lund hopes he gets off to a better start in the Classic than he did in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
From sunup to sundown Andrew Slegona spent summer vacations fishing on the shore of Oneida Lake, New York.
Alton Jones, Jr., is set to cast his way from Opens to Elites.
Iaconelli joined the folks from Rapala and VMC earlier this month and braved temperatures as cold as minus-15 degrees for two days of ice fishing in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
On the borders of South Carolina and Georgia lies Lake Hartwell, and you can expect it’s going to be a great show at the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, Feb. 20-22.
Garmin International Inc. announced the addition of several professional anglers, including Jason Christie, the number one ranked bass fisherman in the world, and Greg Hackney, the 2014 Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
TULSA, Okla. – Gene Larew Lures announces the addition of bass professional Jacob Wheeler to its pro staff, bringing together one of the oldest names in soft-plastic lures with one of the youngest million-dollar earners along the top tournament trails.