VMC® Redline Series® Hooks Help Walters Claim Victory and Smash Heaviest Smallmouth Bag Record

Patrick Walters, who struggled with smallmouths early in his juggernaut of a professional fishing career, set a seemingly unassailable record in the final Bassmaster Elite Series tournament of the season. He weighed in four consecutive limits of New York bronze totaling 105 pounds, a remarkable average of 5 ¼ pounds per St. Lawrence River bass. Continue reading



The Delivery Series Season 5 Part 1: Massive Schoolies Pummel Rapala® Twitchin’ Mullet in Cape Cod

In a new video in Rapala’s The Delivery series, outdoor videographer and angler Matt Rissell is routinely assessing the rewards of his lobster cage when he notices that he pulled something peculiar out of the water. Continue reading



Walters Gets Redemption on Home Pond with NPFL Win on Santee Cooper

South Carolina pro Patrick Walters has spent countless hours probing around his home waters of Santee Cooper. And though he’s had plenty of success on Santee over the years, a win at the top level has escaped him – until now. Posting a three-day total weight of 67 pounds, 12 ounces, Walters took home the W in the National Professional Fishing League event on Santee Cooper to claim not only a $100,000 payday but also a bit of redemption. Continue reading



Illuminate Your After-Sundown, Outdoor Adventures with Rapala R12® Lithium Spotlight Lantern

For night owls who prefer northern lights to neon lights, and fireflies to barflies, Rapala’s new R12® Lithium Spotlight Lantern is the perfect portable illumination device for any after-sundown, outdoor adventure. Take it fishing or camping, hiking or stargazing, or down any other path your passion takes you. Continue reading



23 for 2023: Make This Your Best Fishing Year Ever

We’re just a few weeks into 2023, and frankly, we could use a little less drama in this big ol’ world of ours and a lot more time fishing with friends and family. So, to help get this year off to a great start, our team of fishing nerds and geeks put our heads together to create the Top 23 lures, jigs and line that you need to make this your best…year…ever! Continue reading