Ken
Duke

Biography

Ken Duke is the Managing Editor of Fishing Tackle Retailer and the author of two books on bass fishing. Follow him on Twitter @thinkbass.

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It's a lock!

It's a lock!

By Ken Duke

The top 22 anglers in the 2014 Toyota Angler of the Year race have locked up a berth in the 2015 Bassmaster Classic. They are mathematically guaranteed a berth going into the AOY Championship....

Back to Lake Michigan

Back to Lake Michigan

By Ken Duke

This is the 12th B.A.S.S. event ever held on one of the Great Lakes. Nine have been on Lake Erie. This is the third on Lake Michigan or parts thereof. The first B.A.S.S. stop at Lake Michigan was...

We're in the money!

We're in the money!

By Ken Duke

Through the first seven Elite events of 2014, only two anglers had earned a check at every tournament this season: Greg Hackney and Gerald Swindle. Swindle stumbled this week at Cayuga, finishing...

Classic Blues

Classic Blues

By Ken Duke

It's that time of year again — time to list the top-notch anglers who will not qualify for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic and shake our heads in collective wonder about what happened. ...

More on KVD

More on KVD

By Ken Duke

Speaking of Kevin VanDam, in the first eight years of the Bassmaster Elite Series, he missed the first cut (top 50 or so; it's varied depending upon field size) four times — once in 2007,...

KVD's woes continue

KVD's woes continue

By Ken Duke

Kevin VanDam is the B.O.A.T. (best of all time). But that doesn't make him immune to the peaks and valleys of a career in professional fishing, and right now he's in the one deepest valleys...

Day 1 was huge!

Day 1 was huge!

By Ken Duke

I mentioned yesterday that most of the Cayuga story will be told on Day 1, and I still believe it. A bad day at Cayuga is not something you can bounce back from like you might at a venue with...

Amazing optimism

Amazing optimism

By Ken Duke

Local expert Jim Root is predicting big numbers for Cayuga this week. He says weights are running high on the lake and that the winner will break 100 pounds. Mr. Root certainly knows the water...

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