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

Schultz with a keeper

Schultz with a keeper

By Bucky D'Agostino

Stopped by a spoke a few words with Bernie Schultz. He has a "keeper" in his livewell. He says he has a dozen spots which he rotates between each day. The area he is casting on now has...

Mercury: 75 Years

Mercury: 75 Years

By Bernie Schultz

This year marks the 75th anniversary for Mercury Marine. In recognition of that milestone, I dedicate this column to the company that has backed me since the beginning of my career. ...

Making lake maps

Making lake maps

By Bernie Schultz

Recently, I had the opportunity to work with Paul Michele of Navionics — the people who make highly detailed charts for some of the biggest names in marine electronics, like Lowrance,...

Dress for success

Dress for success

By Bernie Schultz

No matter how seductive a lure may look in the water, it’s not always going to fool fish. That’s a simple fact, regardless of brand or who’s doing the casting. Even worse, we...

It hurts so good

It hurts so good

By Steve Wright

Hank Cherry came off Chickamauga Lake yesterday with some battle scars. The 10-pound, 11-ounce bass he caught at 2:50 p.m. Thursday left a mark. Twice Cherry had his right hand in the...

What is Tackle-X?

What is Tackle-X?

By Bernie Schultz

A few weeks ago, I was asked to attend a special meeting in St. Cloud, Fla., at the former Mercury Marine test facility known as “Lake X.” Although the meeting had little to do with...

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