Like a four-wheel drive, Rapala®’s new BX™ Big Brat square-bill will run over and through practically anything in its mission to bring the biggest bass into your boat. Continue reading
When Capt. Benny Blanco was a boy, he caught and traded live bait for Rapala® lures, so he could catch more fish. Today, the Florida guide and TV host is still catching fish with Rapalas, while advocating live release and protection of the waters in which sportfish thrive. Continue reading
#Fishsmart A campaign launched by one of our key partners, Bassmaster and supported by the Rapala® Pro Staff, is a campaign message that is important to keep in mind. Continue reading
Where did it all go?
Progress doesn’t ask permission. It clears, builds, expands. Today, humans are the invasive species.
Thankfully, time travel does exist. Continue reading
Repeatedly hooking up in a huge school of bass with a Rapala® DT®-10 crankbait, Ott DeFoe engineered a dramatic, come-from-behind victory Wednesday in a Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour competition in Texas. Bass he caught on VMC® hooks in qualifying rounds helped him reach the Championship Round. Continue reading
Whether the fish move shallow or remain around offshore cover and structure this week on Lake Guntersville, Bassmaster Classic competitors will catch many big bass on Rapala® DT® series crankbaits, top pros agree. Other go-to baits will include Rapala and Storm lipless crankbaits and Rapala jerkbaits. Continue reading
Balsa-body Rapala® crankbaits helped Jacob Wheeler win and Ott DeFoe finish third in the first Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour tournament of the year. Wheeler put himself into the championship round with Rapala DT-14’s and DT-16’s. DeFoe caught much of his weight on a prototype new Rapala flat-sided crank he called “OG Slim. Continue reading
Cody Huff is on a roll. In the last two weeks, the Bethel University senior won an FLW Toyota Series tournament and co-won a Carthartt Bassmaster College Series derby, both on Louisiana’s Toledo Bend Reservoir. Continue reading
When he was 10, Bob Downey caught his first “giant” bass on a Rapala lure. That’ll happen a lot more in the future, as Rapala® recently signed the Bassmaster Elite Series rookie to its Pro Team. Continue reading
Although Seth Feider says “dumb luck” led him to his best spot last week, a smart strategy helped him catch more and bigger fish in the school he found there. En route to winning a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Michigan’s Lake St. Clair, the Rapala® Pro upsized his Sufix® Advance® Fluorocarbon line by two pounds-test in order to prevent his crankbaits from hitting bottom. The non-traditional retrieve helped him hook and land more 4-plus-pound smallmouth bass. Continue reading