May

21

VMC® hooks and Rapala® baits help Walters to first-half Bassmaster Elite AOY lead

While Patrick Walters will be taking the second half of his first pro season one day at time, five key pieces of tackle helped him take and hold leads in both the Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year and Angler of the Year races – VMC® hooks, VMC® tungsten weights, a Rapala® X-Rap® Prop bait, a Terminator® Popping Frog and a Rapala® DT®-6 crankbait. Continue reading

Apr

22

Get Jacked for Open Water in the Upper MidWest!

The last of winter’s icy grip is releasing her hold on bodies of water throughout the upper Midwest, so now’s the time to stock your tackle box and get rigged and ready for open water fishing on a lake near you!  Whether you’re after crappies and bluegills in the shallows, or targeting the best early season bites for walleyes, largemouth and smallmouth bass, or chasing toothy critters like northern pike and muskie, if you tie on a Rapala® Brands product, you’re sure to catch more fish. Continue reading

Mar

26

“DT-6 in His face!” – In epic Classic comeback bid, Ike coins new catchphrase

Talk about a “catch” phrase!

In an epic comeback bid last week in the Bassmaster Classic, Rapala® Pro Michael Iaconelli coined a new catch-phrase – pun fully intended – when he began exclaiming, to the delight of spectators watching from the bank, “DT®-6 in his face!” after catching many of the largemouth bass that gave him a shot to win the Super Bowl of Bass Fishing. Continue reading