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Archived Since:April 27, 2010

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What are you doing next week?

Well this is what I will be up to..... Bassmaster Open pros and former Bassmaster Classic competitors are among the 225 anglers headed to Georgia's Clarks Hill Lake next week to compete for one 2008 Bassmaster Classic berth and a first prize of $100,000. The coveted berth will complete the 50-angler Classic field.

Setting a FLW Fantasy Fishing Lineup for Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake is a staple in the FLW Tour schedule. This lake is known for huge numbers of fish, but not always very big. One cool thing, is anglers get to fish for the trifecta, as all 3 bass species are present. Water is reported about 6-8ft high for this tournament, but very clear. Type of water: highland impoundment of White River Surface acres: 28,370 acres ...

Still Alive

Lots of stuff to do before I leave for the Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championships on Clarks Hill.

Lake Norman Fantasy Fishing Group Winner!

Congratulations to Mychal Boerman from CA, he was the 5th highest scoring member of my Bassin' Blog group for FLW Fantasy Fishing at the Lake Norman event. Our top 3 guys won some nice FLW prizes and the #4 guy never returned my emails. Sometimes it pays to pay attention! Brief email interview with Mychal and this is what he had to say...

Looking for Basstrix Paddle Tail Tubes?

Right now the Basstrix Paddle Tail Tube is the hottest thing around and hardly anyone can get their hands on any, I have heard they are going for $20 a pack on eBay right now. If you have not seen them, this is what they look like. Some online retailers carry them, but nearly all of them are backordered and are not taking new orders. Show More Summary

Raining 4 pounders!

The short term forecast for Gadsden, AL is continued downpour of 4lb and bigger bass. To put it simply, the fishing is out of this world right now at Lake Guntersville. The weights are unbelievable!! The top 50 cut sits at 20lbs - 11oz; 20lbs even puts you in 64th place out of 99 anglers. Show More Summary

Mississippi River - Bassmasters Weekend Series Tournament #5 - Day 2- Oct 7th, 2007

We were all by ourselves when we got to this little rock point. We fished it hard with topwater. I was able to catch two nice keepers on a Yellow Magic. I then hooked a 3lb plus smallie on a bone colored Barely Legal Vixen, but I horsed it a bit near the boat and he got off. About 5 minutes later.......

Setting an ESPN Fantasy Fishing Line-up for Lake Guntersville

Guntersville is one of the all time bass factories that Bassmasters stops at. This time of year, there are a lot of different bites going on. A few fish are still moving up, so staging and sight fish can probably be a part of someone's bags, but most of the fish are wadding up in post spawn areas or looking to gorge on the shad spawn bite that should be in full swing. ...

Mississippi River - Bassmasters Weekend Series Tournament #5 - Day 1- Oct 6th, 2007

Since I got a late draw, I knew if anyone was going to go to my starting area there was no way to beat them, so we started on a quick main river rock area for about 15 minutes, caught a 13" smallie on topwater and that was it.

Mississippi River Pool 2 Redemption - Club Tournament Practice

A complete 180 occurred this past Saturday on Pool 2. In short, John Haynes & I were each able to bag a nice limit on the very same body of water that skunked me the weekend before. I personally believe it had to do with location, we fished many of the same lures & techniques, conditions were pretty similar but the scenery had changed....

Strike King Sexy Shad!

I was suprised to see in my latest BassProShops catalouge, they were advertising the heck of the Sexy Shad crankbaits in both diving baits and the Wild Eye Shad.

ima Emailer ~ April 2009

April 2009 Issue - The IMA EMAILER brings you news from IMA pro staff members across the USA and worldwide. Anglers everywhere experience down cycles on their favorite waterways. Maybe a drought or other inclement weather conditions cause the fish population to be less than abundant. Or perhaps a shad die-off or a couple of poor spawns have limited the number of fish that...

Gopher Bassmasters Fall Classic - Coon Lake - September 23, 2007

Its been a few years since I have fished Coon Lake, but I have had my share of success there. I figured we could run and gun until we got on a pattern and I knew the lake well enough to keep it going from there. I drew Ron Smith, he lives close to the lake, so we met at the landing. Show More Summary

Smith Mountain Fantasy Fishing Group Winner!

Congratulations to Brad Longerbone from MN, he was the highest scoring member of my Bassin' Blog group for ESPN Fantasy Fishing at the Smith Mtn Lake event. He also won my FLW group, but received a nice Berkley Prize Pack for his efforts, so someone else will win this group prize. Show More Summary

Mississippi River - Bassmasters Weekend Series Tournament #4 - Sept 9th, 2007 and some other stuff

I made the decision to run to Pool 5 and try to hit a home run in some pads. It was a tough call, because I had some other good fish and areas as well. I kind of talked myself into because I was kind of tired of consistent high finishes in money tournaments, but no big wins to show for it.

New Swim Jig Arsenal!

I just recently ordered and received a big batch of custom swim jigs from Super K. I don't throw a lot of different colors, so I just stocked up on the ones I normally throw. Hard to see from this picture, but I ordered all my jigs with custom red thread to tie the skirts. The two left colors (White Flash & Kizew Gill)...

Kastenbauer Wins 2007 Minnesota B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Tournament of Champions

Minnesota’s best amateur bass anglers tackled the huge waters of Leech Lake for the Minnesota B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Tournament of Champions (TOC) two-day event. 144 anglers from 30 different clubs competed for the top 12 spots to...Show More Summary

MN Fall River Smallies

This past Saturday looked to be one of our last truly semi-warm days here in Minnesota. So my bass fishing pal, Josh Douglas, and I decided to chase some cool water bronzebacks. Josh & I got on the river a little before 10am, it will still plenty cool, probably 45 degree air temps and water temps hovered around 48-49 degrees. Show More Summary

MN Bass Federation Nation TOC - Leech Lake Day 2 - September 7, 2007

I could feel myself being getting little unnerved by having two boats there and having trolling motor issues two days in a row. Not to mention one of the boats there was my buddy's 1st partner and asked him if he could go there, my buddy politely told him he rather not, but he went there anyways and the other boats was his son. Show More Summary

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