Greg
Hackney

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Phoenix Boats
Garmin
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Gamma Fishing Line
T-H Marine
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Bass Mafia Tackle
Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels
Badlands

Biography

Greg Hackney is a three-time Elite Series champion and the 2014 Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year.

Tournament Statistics

Personal Info

Hometown

Gonzales, 
Louisiana

Birthdate

September 1, 1973

Family

Julie (wife), Andrew, Luke, Hannah, Sarah (children)

Hobbies

Hunting, saltwater fishing

Content

Flipping mats, part 2

Flipping mats, part 2

By Greg Hackney

My reel choice is pretty simple. I use a high-speed, 7.3:1 gear ratio model, Quantum SHD200HPT. The thing with the really high gear ratio is that I can get the slack out of my line quickly. I’m not...

Flipping mats, part 1

Flipping mats, part 1

By Greg Hackney

Flipping mats is an important part of being a complete bass angler. Before we get into tackle and technique, though, we need to talk a little about what a mat is and why you should fish it all year...

I’m happy...sort of

I’m happy...sort of

By Greg Hackney

It’s funny, you know, but I’m not at all upset after last week’s tournament on the Winyah Bay. I finished lower than I wanted but, other than that, I did everything I wanted to without any problems...

Memories from 1984

Memories from 1984

By Greg Hackney

I can’t say that I like finishing second to anyone, even a legend like Rick Clunn. We’re competitors. We don’t like losing. Still, the first Elite Series tournament of 2016 on the St. Johns River...

When bass disappear

When bass disappear

By Greg Hackney

Let’s get this one going with me saying that bass do not “disappear.” They go somewhere. Maybe we don’t know where that is, but they didn’t vanish from the face of the earth and they aren’t being...

Hackney on the move

Hackney on the move

By Trey Reid

After spending most of the morning in the upper part of the lake, Greg Hackney made a huge move, running more than 14 miles to the middle section of the lake. He gave us, and several spectator...

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