Jan

8

Gerald Swindle, 2016 Bassmaster Angler of the Year, joins Rapala VMC Pro Staff Team

When it comes to Rapala® crankbaits, The G-Man is an O.G.

“I’ve got a bunch of Shad Raps I started collecting when I was 19,” says Gerald Swindle, 48, who joined Rapala’s pro team Jan. 1. “This young pro saw my collection and says, “You’re an O.G. when it comes to Shad Raps, G.’ I said ‘Yessir!’ A Shad Rap®, a DT®-6, a DT®-10 have always been stable baits of mine.” Continue reading

Nov

14

SPLASH INTO THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH CAN’T-MISS GIFTS FOR A SALTWATER FISHING FRENZY

Whether they enjoy casting from the surf or chasing the world’s most coveted gamefish on a deep-sea adventure, serious saltwater anglers know having the right gear is crucial to fulfilling their wildest fishing fantasies. This winter, spread holiday cheer to the saltwater anglers on your shopping list with Rapala® and Respected Rapala Brands gifts perfect for heart-pounding action on the ocean. Continue reading

Sep

19

Brandon Palaniuk Wins Bassmaster Angler of the Year

Onstage, after winning Bassmaster’s 2017 Angler of the Year award, Idaho pro Brandon Palaniuk thanked family members for their support. On the water all season, baits in the Rapala family of brands helped him catch the bass that put himself in a position to win. Continue reading