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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Top 12 Elite finishes

Top 12 Elite finishes

By Ken Duke

At the St. Johns River, Aaron Martens' record-tying streak of six consecutive Top 12 finishes ended with his 37th-place finish. He tied the record set by Skeet Reese in 2006-07. Now the longest...

Top 50 Elite finishes

Top 50 Elite finishes

By Ken Duke

At the St. Johns River, Kevin VanDam's record-setting streak of 29 consecutive Top 50 (in-the-money) finishes ended with his 70th-place finish (the worst of his Elite career). Now the longest...

Table Rock lunkers

Table Rock lunkers

By Ken Duke

The heaviest lunker in Table Rock's B.A.S.S. history weighed 9-5 and was caught by Mark Pack during the 1999 Missouri Invitational. In 2005, Aaron Martens caught a 9-0 on Day 2 of the...

How tough was it?

How tough was it?

By Ken Duke

The previous Elite event on Table Rock was almost certainly the toughest in Elite history. It was in mid-September (when weights are traditionally low) and Todd Faircloth won with just 50-9 ...

Lucas in AOY hunt

Lucas in AOY hunt

By Ken Duke

After two day at the St. Johns, Elite rookie Justin Lucas ranks third in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race. The last rookie to win AOY was Tim Horton in 2000. Lucas is the second...

Davis leads AOY

Davis leads AOY

By Ken Duke

Three-time Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Mark Davis leads the AOY race after three days on the St. Johns. Davis won the AOY title in 1995, 1998 and 2001. He last led the AOY race early in...

If Lane wins ...

If Lane wins ...

By Ken Duke

If Chris Lane holds on to win, it will be his second Elite win (and second in three events) and sixth career BASS win. Only 15 anglers have ever won more than six B.A.S.S. events.

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