Sep

19

Brandon Palaniuk Wins Bassmaster Angler of the Year

Onstage, after winning Bassmaster’s 2017 Angler of the Year award, Idaho pro Brandon Palaniuk thanked family members for their support. On the water all season, baits in the Rapala family of brands helped him catch the bass that put himself in a position to win. Continue reading

Sep

12

DeFoe flips Terminator® Pro Series Jig to win Bassmaster Open

While Ott DeFoe’s boat got the headlines for getting him to unpressured water, it was his jig that got him the bites to win last week’s Bassmaster Northern Open tournament on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake. DeFoe flipped a half-ounce, black-and-blue Terminator Pro Series Jig to catch most of the fish he weighed, including his biggest, a 4 ½ pounder. Continue reading

Aug

22

FINESSE HEAVY COVER WITH CONFIDENCE WITH THE NEW VMC® WEEDLESS NEKO HOOK

Think finesse baits are for wide open water only? Think again. You needn’t think twice about throwing VMC®’s new Weedless Neko Hooks around the gnarliest of cover, a tactic that put big bass in the boat for Brandon Palaniuk when he won the Bassmaster Elite event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir this spring. Continue reading

Aug

10

FAST-RIPPING, HARD-STOPPING RAPALA® RIPSTOP® ELICITS EPIC BITES

Cast. Reel. Twitch. Reel. Rip! Reel. Stop! Wait for it … Set the hook! Boat your latest trophy catch courtesy of the groundbreaking RipStop®, the exhilarating new fast-ripping, hard-stopping, hard-plastic boot-tail rip bait from Rapala®. Continue reading

Aug

1

Rapala, Storm and VMC tackle help anglers claim three of top 5 spots in Bassmaster tournament

Multiple baits in the Rapala® Respected Brands family helped account for three of the top 5 finishes in last weekend’s Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on New York’s Lake Champlain. Continue reading