Oct

2

Finesse Hooks and Top-Water Baits Help Rapala Pros to Top-10 Finishes this Year

Finesse hooks and top-waters put big bass in the boats of Rapala® pros this year, from one end of the country to the other. Key baits in numerous top-10 Bassmaster tournament finishes were VMC® Neko Hooks, Terminator® Walking and Popping Frogs, Storm® Arashi Cover Pop, Chug Bug® series and Top Walkers. Continue reading

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

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