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Hackney, Sportsman TV film episode near Venice

Capt. Sal Gagliano of Southeast Charters (504-782-7593) pulled up within trolling distance of a satellite rig south of Venice on Wednesday morning.

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September 20, 2013 at 10:30 am
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Bassmaster Elite Series scheduled to return to Toledo Bend in 2014

The Bassmaster Elite Series will return to Toledo Bend Reservoir next May on the fourth stop of the 2014 tournament schedule.

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September 17, 2013 at 2:30 pm
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Mister Twister Flipín OUT

Louisiana born and bred Mister Twister Flip’n OUTs, the latest in soft plastic creature baits, were scheduled to go on the market the first week of August.

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September 16, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Sabine Surrender ó Sabine River bass fishing tactics

In the corner of his eye, Lake Charles’ Ken Chaumont spied what he was looking for. On a weedy point on the Louisiana side of the Sabine River across from Orange, Texxas, balls of “rain shad,” as he called them, were erupting from the water.

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September 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Bass Kandi Croaker

With the very large number of plastic frogs on the racks and shelves for bass fishermen to choose from, who would’ve thunk to add another one to the mix?

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August 15, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Outspoken Journalist

Bob Marshall has never been professionally bashful. Some loved him for it; some, well, didnít love him so much for it.Read More...
July 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Toledo in the Summertime

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After placing 4th at in a Bassmaster Elite Series event at Toledo Bend in the summer of 2012, Greg wanted to get back to the reservoir this summer to do some more deep grass fishing for chunky bass.

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July 11, 2013 at 6:00 pm
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Tantalizing Topwaters ó How to maximize fishing odds with surface baits

So Iím sitting in the middle of the lake with Bassmaster Elite Series pro Terry Scroggins as he chats boat-to-boat with a fellow tournament pro, when the telltale flipping, splashing and ravenous commotion signalled schooling bass even before we turned our heads for visual confirmation.Read More...
July 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
4157 Views

Hop to it

Is there anything more dazzling, spectacular or spellbinding in the bass fishing world than a big mossback monster blowing up on a topwater frog? Itís kind of like fishingís Jack in the Box ó can you hear that tune in your head? Da-da, da-da, da-da-da-da-da (ďPop Goes the Weasel,Ē if you need to Google it).Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Swimming plastics

Streamlined swimbaits like the Berkley Havoc Grass Pig, Reaction Innovations Skinny Dipper, Yum Lilí Suzee and Yamamoto Swim Senko offer a lot of versatility for grass fishing.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Guided through the grass

At the Bassmaster Classic in Tulsa, Okla., the Fan Expo saw TWA Sports introduce an interesting new product with strong potential to benefit anglers fishing grassy areas.Read More...
May 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Get the Drop - Fill the boat with this bream-fishing technique

The day started out, well, rough. I hadn't slept well at all, and then I lost an altercation with a coffee cup. I was left teary-eyed as the hot liquid dripped out of my close-cropped hair and down my face.Read More...
May 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Browning wins Central Open event on Red River to earn 2014 Bassmaster Classic berth

Arkansasí Stephen Browning jumped from 12th to first during the Bassmaster Central Open stop on the Red River this weekend, claiming the top prize and ó even more importantly ó a berth in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic.Read More...
April 30, 2013 at 9:43 am
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Heart Attack ó How to get heart-stopping strikes from Lake Larto bass

Slap-pow!

No matter how ready you think you are, a smashing attack on a topwater plug by an aggressive springtime largemouth bass will make your heart stop.

Guaranteed.

And it wasnít even my chugger that the fish whacked.

Everything was perfect for a topwater bite. It was early April, and the warmth of spring was in the air. The sky was overcast, so the bass didnít want to stay in the weeds to avoid the glare. And the water level was A-1 ó about 8 inches over the dense beds of water plants in the small lakes and sloughs around Larto Lake.Read More...
April 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Combs wins Falcon Lake Elite Series stop

Texas pro angler Keith Combs locked up his first Bassmaster Elite Series win yesterday after holding off four-time Bassmaster Classic champion Rick Clunn during the event on Falcon Lake.Read More...
March 26, 2013 at 9:30 am
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Rojas regains Elite Series lead after third day of Sabine River tournament

Saturday morning, Dean Rojas felt like his game was dying, that perhaps his chance of victory in the Sabine River Challenge presented by STARK Cultural Venues was slipping through his fingers.Read More...
March 16, 2013 at 8:40 pm
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