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The 7¾-inch Kut Tail Worm

Alabama pro bass angler Randy Howell got what he wanted and more in 2014.

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January 15 at 9:00 am
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Mister Twister Poc’it Hawg Raiser

A Texas bass angler’s bid to get back to the Bassmaster Classic depended heavily on a soft-plastic creature bait that few, if any, others had in their arsenal when they fished the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship on Nov. 6-8 on the Ouachita River.

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December 15, 2014 at 9:00 am
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Boat position key to post-front bass fishing

With ultra-clear and often eerily calm conditions, bluebird days mean spooky bass that’ll be even less tolerant than normal to intrusion.

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December 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Top post-front bass-fishing lures

Here’s a look at some of the dependable post-front bait options:

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December 15, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Bluebird blues — Expert tips for bass fishing after a front

As the year draws to a close, you can count on weather fluctuations, compliments of cold air masses descending from the north.

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December 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Bridge tactics to catch more bass

A bridge is what? The roadway/walkway, the pilings that support it and some kind of embankment, right?

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November 15, 2014 at 6:00 am
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Hackney lands 9-pound bass lodged on 12-inch sac-a-lait

Even when he’s not specifically targeting them, Greg Hackney just can’t seem to stop catching big bass.

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November 11, 2014 at 3:33 pm
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Bridge busters —Fall bass-fishing tips for catching bass off bridges

The fall feeding frenzy is always an exciting time for bass anglers, as gluttonous green fish motivated by winter’s impending approach seem bent on testing their internal capacity.

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November 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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How to pick the best creek to fish

Bass fishermen know that fall means going back in creeks to find fish that are mirroring the movements of baitfish. So how is it that on most reservoirs in the south, one or two creeks stand out in October and November as the places to be? Is there something about those creeks that make them the places to become Autumn?

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October 16, 2014 at 6:00 am
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ESPN2 to air four-hour Bassmaster programming block Sunday afternoon

Fishing fans will get a mini-marathon of bass coverage, including Greg Hackney's recent Angler of the Year victory, this Sunday afternoon starting at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.

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October 09, 2014 at 8:20 am
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Arashi Wake Crank a bass magnet

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An Idaho outdoorsman had plenty of time to talk about some keys to his success this year as an Elite Series angler as part of a four-year career that has earned him $517,632.

Brandon Palaniuk spoke highly the last week of September about techniques and patterns that have been working consistently. The season-ending Elite Series AOY in Michigan was behind him, and Palaniuk was driving to another event on Kentucky Lake before going home for the off-season in the Great Northwest.

During the call, Palaniuk eventually mentioned a recently released artificial lure that he helped design. That lure was a key to catching bass in clutch situations across the country.

The Storm Arashi Wake Crank has become one of his go-to baits.

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October 08, 2014 at 11:03 am
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Fall lunkers like grass

Bass don’t need a calendar to know winter’s coming. 

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October 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Venice’s fall variety includes lemons and bulls

It’s undisputed, an absolute certainty amongst saltwater anglers.

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October 01, 2014 at 7:00 am
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Hackney reflects on 2014's amazing tournament run

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After grinding through more than six months of fishing on both the Bassmaster and FLW pro circuits, Greg Hackney can finally relax a little.

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September 25, 2014 at 3:08 pm
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Hackney enjoys the complete Honey Brake experience

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Roughing it smoothly - that's how Greg Hackney and the crew spent some time last September shooting the latest episode of Sportsman TV, ‘Hackney Brake Experience.’ 

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September 24, 2014 at 10:45 am
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Hackney clinches Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors

After watching the wind howl all weekend long at Bays de Noc in Escanaba, Mich. Greg Hackney finally hit the water Monday morning and wrapped up Bassmaster Angler of the Year honors.

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September 22, 2014 at 5:23 pm
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