DeFoe, Wheeler & Feider will fish Rapala® DT®’s in Bassmaster Classic

Cold and dirty water will determine the baits with which Bassmaster Classic contenders Ott DeFoe, Jacob Wheeler and Seth Feider will catch bass this week on Ft. Loudon and Tellico lakes near Knoxville, Tenn. Volunteer State native DeFoe expects to score big with Rapala crankbaits and Terminator® jigs and Spinnerbaits. Wheeler will be chunking and winding Rapala® and Luhr Jensen® crankbaits and Storm® Arashi® lipless baits. Feider might go all in on just one Rapala crankbait. Continue reading



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



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