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Bill Lowen’s top five tips for shallow crankin’

Bill Lowen captured his first, and long-awaited, Elite Series victory at Pickwick in 2021 weighing in 83-5.

Long before Indiana angler Bill Lowen began fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series, he excelled at catching bass from skinny water on the Ohio River. Shallow crankbaits were big hitters for him then, and he continues to sack bass with them just about anywhere an Elite Series tournament takes place.