The Future of Filleting is Here and It’s Electric

While the United States gears up for a future of electric vehicles, Rapala® continues to perfect and advance electric fillet knives. Building on innovation after innovation, Rapala’s product engineers have created the industry standard for electric fillet knives to which all other electric knives are compared – the Rapala R12 Heavy Duty Lithium Fillet Knife. Continue reading



Rapala® DT®-6 Helps Trevor McKinney Win Bassmaster College Series Tournament

Lightning struck twice last week for McKendree University’s Trevor McKinney – figuratively and literally. In practice for the Bassmaster College Series Wild Card tournament that he and partner Blake Jackson won on Alabama’s Lay Lake – his second collegiate win on the waterbody – McKinney was struck by lightning for the second time in his lifetime. Thankfully, he was not seriously injured and was cleared to continue competing in the tournament. Continue reading



Wheeler Cranks DT’s on Ledges for Runner-Up Finish on Chickamauga

Running essentially the same gameplan that won him a trophy last June on Chickamauga, Jacob Wheeler came within one biggun’ of winning again this week on the Tennessee River reservoir. Wheeler cranked ledges with Rapala DT-16 and DT-20 crankbaits to catch the most, and biggest, bass he weighed, including a 5-pound, 13-ouncer in the final minutes of the championship round Wednesday on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour. Continue reading