Bernie
Schultz

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Biography

Bernie Schultz is an Elite Series pro and nine-time Classic qualifier. Connect with Bernie on Facebook and his website

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Personal Info

Hometown

Gainesville, 
Florida

Birthdate

September 4, 1954

Family

Kim (wife), Daniel, Trevor (children)

Hobbies

Surfing, collecting vintage fishing tackle

Content

Elite young guns

Elite young guns

By Bernie Schultz

When I began my career as a professional angler, I was in my 20s. That was a long time ago, and I’ve witnessed many changes in the sport since then. Some good … some not so good.Among them were the...

Spring break

Spring break

By Bernie Schultz

By the time you read this, we’ll be fishing our second event of the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series. Hard to believe, I know. It’s been 11 long weeks since Takahiro Omori won the opener on Lake Martin...

Classic moves

Classic moves

By Bernie Schultz

As you read this, the contenders in this year’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods will be busy scouring Lake Hartwell. They have hopes of finding the right fish to take...

Knowing when to move

Knowing when to move

By Bernie Schultz

When I’m working sports shows or speaking at various fishing clubs, one of the most frequently asked questions I hear is, “How do you know when to move, when to give up on a spot that’s producing...

The first spybait

The first spybait

By Bernie Schultz

If you’ve been paying attention, then you know a new class of lures has emerged in recent years. They’re called “spybaits,” and they’ve become a mainstay on tour.Why? Because they work … oftentimes...

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