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



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



Rapala® Crankbaits Help Palaniuk Get 30-Pound Limit, Century Club Belt, Runner-Up Trophy And Bassmaster Angler Of The Year Lead

Rapala® DT®-16 crankbaits helped Rapala Pro Brandon Palaniuk to several impressive bass-fishing achievements last week on Lake Fork in Texas – a one-day weight total of 30 pounds or more; a Century Club belt for weighing 100 pounds or more in a tournament; a runner-up finish in a Bassmaster Elite Series tournament, and the lead in the Elite Series’ Angler of the Year race. Continue reading