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

Collecting vintage fishing tackle, surfing

Content

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 …...

Which topwater when

Which topwater when

By Bernie Schultz

I’m often asked how I choose the right topwater lure for a given situation, and that’s a tough question. There are so many variables to consider – the weather, water color, type of cover. The list...

The first frog

The first frog

By Bernie Schultz

I often tell people there are no new ideas in fishing … at least not within the confines of lure development. Obviously this statement isn’t true – there are some new ideas, but far fewer than you...

Fishing and family

Fishing and family

By Bernie Schultz

During Classic Week, I couldn’t help but notice a recurring theme — one that was subtle at first, but by the end of the event became overwhelmingly pervasive.The theme? Family … and how significant...

Tin vs. lead

Tin vs. lead

By Bernie Schultz

Early in my career, I learned a valuable lesson – one that continues to pay to this day. And I’d like to share that lesson with you in the hope that it will help you catch more fish.The lesson? How...

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