Sep

25

Chug Bug, Shadow Rap help Wheeler to Top 3 finish in Bassmaster tourney

By the time you determine bass will only eat one bait, it won’t be long before they begin ignoring it and eating something else – especially in multiple-day fishing tournaments on small, heavily pressured waterbodies. So it’s best to rig up some “Plan B” baits and reach for them at the right time. Continue reading

Sep

18

Terminator® Jig and Frog help DeFoe win again on Douglas Lake

Two Terminator baits helped Ott DeFoe win a third Bassmaster Open on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake, his home water. The first was no surprise – a Terminator® Pro Series Jig, long a go-to bait for DeFoe. The second threw Bassmaster media observers for a loop when DeFoe started slinging it – a Terminator Walking Frog Jr. Continue reading

Jul

17

NEW VMC® NEKO™ SKIRT TAKES HOME “BEST TERMINAL TACKLE” HONORS AT ICAST 2018

The new VMC® Neko Skirt — a first-of-its-kind terminal accessory design for the increasingly popular Neko Rig currently taking the bass fishing world by storm — was awarded “Best Terminal Tackle” honors by the American Sportfishing Association at ICAST 2018, the world’s largest sportfishing expo. Continue reading

Jul

3

Top-Secret new Neko Hooks key in Wheeler’s top-10 finish in Oahe tourney

In a Bassmaster tournament in which fish were hard to find, they were even harder to keep hooked. Angler after angler told tales of woe on the weigh-in stage of feisty, hard-fighting Lake Oahe smallmouth coming unbuttoned before coming in the boat. But Jacob Wheeler had no such hard-luck stories. He was drop-shotting with a new VMC® Neko™ Hook prototype. Continue reading

Jun

11

Rapala® BX Brat, Storm Arashi Cover Pop and VMC finesse baits key in Swindle’s 2nd-place showing on Sabine

Fishing deeper and slower than the competition helped Rapala® pros Gerald Swindle and Brandon Palaniuk to runner-up and 7th-place finishes, respectively, Sunday in a tough Bassmaster Elite tournament on the Sabine River system in Texas. Baits that put bass in the boat included Rapala BX™ Brats, Storm® Arashi® Cover Pops, VMC® Shaky Head Jigs and VMC® Sureset Drop Shot Hooks. Continue reading