Aug

12

Wheeler finishes 2nd on New York’s Lake Cayuga, taking a commanding BPT AOY lead

Jacob Wheeler took a second-place finish yesterday in the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Stage 5 tournament on New York’s Lake Cayuga. A Rapala DT-16 in the Bluegill color pattern was his main bait in his runner-up effort, which greatly increased his lead in the Tour’s Angler of the Year race. “I threw that DT16 on straight 12# Sufix Advance Fluorocarbon. I have so much confidence in that line, it’s my go-to crankin’ line” stated Wheeler. Continue reading

Jun

14

Wheeler Places 2nd on Watts Bar and Strengthens His AOY Lead

VMC® Neko hooks and Sufix® line helped Rapala® Pro Jacob Wheeler place 2nd last week in the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Stage 5 tournament on Watts Bar, a Tennessee River reservoir southwest of Knoxville, TN. Having increased his lead in the Tour’s Angler of the Year (AOY) race, Wheeler’s runner-up finish also upped the odds of him winning an AOY title two years in a row. Continue reading

Jun

7

Cody Huff and Brandon Palaniuk Land Top 10 Finishes at BASS Elite on Pickwick

Storm swim baits, VMC® hooks, Rapala® crankbaits and Sufix® line helped Rapala Pro Cody Huff to a runner-up finish Sunday in the Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Alabama’s Lake Pickwick, a Tennessee River reservoir. In the same event, a VMC Tokyo Rig helped Rapala Pro Brandon Palniuk place 5th and retain his lead in the Bassmaster Angler of the Year race. Continue reading