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Hackney puches hard in Des Allemands, knocks out some big bass

Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney punched through some thick grass mats and caught some nice bass on a recent trip to Des Allemands.

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July 10 at 9:35 am
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Hackney heads to Lafitte for topwater speckled trout action

Shortly before the†2014 Coastal Conservation Association STAR tournament†got cranked up in May, Bassmaster Elite Series pro and Sportsman TV host Greg Hackney headed to Lafitte to fish with tournament director Rad Trascher to get the details on the 101-day event.

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July 03 at 6:00 pm
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The One ó Master a single lure to catch more bass

No self-respecting angler would wager his entire day on a single bait. Diversity breeds opportunity, and keeping options handy fosters confidence.

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July 01 at 7:00 am
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June is time for frogs

Springtime bass fishing gets so much play because it’s when bass set up on beds and spawn ≠— and become accessible to anglers who want to look at the fish before catching them.

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June 16 at 5:23 pm
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Top bait colors for bass fishing in thick grass

You can’t go wrong with the conventional wisdom of darker-colored baits for dim days and/or stained water and brighter colors (or at least bright, reflective flecks) on sunny days.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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How the Red River achieved greatness

The world-class fishery isn’t an accident, LDWF’s Reed said.

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June 15 at 7:00 am
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Hackney stays hot on Chickamauga Lake

Greg Hackney’s hot streak continued in Tennessee Thursday during Day 2 of BASSfest at Chickamauga Lake as he caught the day’s third-heaviest sack and currently sits in 3rd place.

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June 12 at 4:35 pm
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Cliff Crochet's 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Day set for June 7 in Pierre Part

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet’s 2nd Annual Youth Fishing Day is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 7 at Bayside Tackle in Pierre Part.

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June 02 at 5:00 pm
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Grass game plan ó Pro tactics for fishing vegetation for bass

It’s that time of year when homeowners swell with pride as neighbors, guests and passersby pass out compliments.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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River run ó Catch more bass on the Red River

Louisiana bass anglers are cantankerously serious about catching their fish. And finding locations with lots of bass action can be an emotional, recurring endeavor when planning fishing trips, vacations and — especially —bass club tournaments.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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Summer School ó Bass fishing on the Ouachita River

Trapper Munn navigated the boat out of the big river and through the trees into the small river lake off the Ouachita River. In several spots, subtle current came around points and over shallow sandbars.

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June 01 at 7:00 am
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Hackney falls 8 ounces short, places third at Dardanelle

Greg Hackney’s 15-pound, 3-ounce sack on Sunday wasn’t quite enough for victory at the Bassmaster Elite Series stop at Lake Dardanelle.

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May 19 at 8:51 am
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'Hack-Attack' continues on Dardanelle

Greg Hackney holds a slim 13-ounce lead over Rick Clunn heading into Day 4 of the Bassmaster Elite at Lake Dardanelle.

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May 17 at 11:04 pm
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Hackney leads after Day 2 of Bassmaster Elite at Lake Dardanelle

Bassmaster Elite pro Greg Hackney is in first place at the Elite Series stop at Lake Dardanelle after an impressive fog-shortened day of fishing in Russellville, Ark.

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May 16 at 6:40 pm
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Smithwick Elite 8 Suspending Rogue

It wasn’t too long ago that the Elite 8, the eight best college basketball teams in the country playing in the NCAA’s “Big Dance,” were thrilling fans and television audiences in a hopeful waltz to the Final Four and, ultimately, to the title game at the center of every bracket in the U.S.

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May 15 at 8:40 pm
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Two-way conversation

Inevitably, every bait wears out its welcome at some point. But rather than completely shifting to another scenario, chatterbait anglers can often extend their bite — and adapt to changing conditions — by pairing their bladed package with the similar, yet more-subtle swim jig.

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May 15 at 8:00 am
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