Bernie
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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

Collecting vintage fishing tackle, surfing

Content

The left vs. the right

The left vs. the right

By Bernie Schultz

After months of back-and-forth politicking, our country finally has a new president-elect … and, perhaps, a new direction. To be honest, I’m glad it’s over. It was the ugliest campaign season I can...

The first jerkbait

The first jerkbait

By Bernie Schultz

When Lauri Rapala carved his first lure, it’s certain he had no idea of the impact it would have on the rest of the angling world. He was simply trying to create an effective way to catch more fish...

Time in the brine

Time in the brine

By Bernie Schultz

From time to time, I’m asked if the techniques I use in saltwater help with my bass fishing. The answer is always, “Yes!”There’s no doubt about it. Many of the things I learned in the brine have...

The first crankbait

The first crankbait

By Bernie Schultz

Imagine where the careers of Kevin VanDam, David Fritts or Brandon Palaniuk might be if crankbaits didn’t exist? Clearly, all three would have won fewer titles and a whole lot less money.Think...

Fishing scared

Fishing scared

By Bernie Schultz

For any tournament angler, it’s the sickest feeling in the world: trying to compete without a clue. You’ve tried everything you can think of, but nothing seems to work.You’re exposed, vulnerable …...

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