Jun

29

Rapala® DT®-6 Helps Trevor McKinney Win Bassmaster College Series Tournament

Lightning struck twice last week for McKendree University’s Trevor McKinney – figuratively and literally. In practice for the Bassmaster College Series Wild Card tournament that he and partner Blake Jackson won on Alabama’s Lay Lake – his second collegiate win on the waterbody – McKinney was struck by lightning for the second time in his lifetime. Thankfully, he was not seriously injured and was cleared to continue competing in the tournament. Continue reading

Jun

11

Wheeler Cranks DT’s on Ledges for Runner-Up Finish on Chickamauga

Running essentially the same gameplan that won him a trophy last June on Chickamauga, Jacob Wheeler came within one biggun’ of winning again this week on the Tennessee River reservoir. Wheeler cranked ledges with Rapala DT-16 and DT-20 crankbaits to catch the most, and biggest, bass he weighed, including a 5-pound, 13-ouncer in the final minutes of the championship round Wednesday on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour. Continue reading

Aug

20

Tournament Winning DT® Series Gets 5 New Pro Custom Colors

The balsa-wood crankbaits that have helped a number of the nation’s top bass pros win tournaments will soon come in five new Pro Custom color patterns to help anglers better “match the hatch.”  The new patterns for the Rapala® DT® Series crankbaits will include three baitfish-matching patterns and two crawfish imitators. Continue reading