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Hawk Talk - Lake Guntersville Elite Series Event

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May 28, 2015

When B.A.S.S. released the 2015 Elite Series schedule I immediately took notice of the Lake Guntersville event.  I've lived in Guntersville, AL for the past five years and have spent considerable time on the lake, so I was ecstatic to have an opportunity to fish an Elite Series event on a body of water I know so well.

I knew coming into this event I'd have to be conscious of not fishing history—trying to catch fish in places I did in years past around the same time period. Fishing history rarely works out because the conditions are never exactly the same from year to year, week to week, or even day to day. For example, a cold winter can prolong the spawn and a mild winter can speed it up.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:15

Go Get a Tiger By the Tail pt. 1

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By Stan Fagerstrom
Product Review Editor

May 26, 2015

I’ve always remembered what the guy said when I hollered to ask him what he was going after just as he pushed his boat away from the dock at the Washington State lake.

“Whatcha gonna fish for?” I shouted.  “I’m fixin’ to get a tiger by the tail,” was his chuckling response.

I knew the lake he was going out on had a sizeable population of kokanee, those good eating landlocked sockeye salmon that are very popular in a number of Pacific Northwest lakes.  I’d also heard other anglers talk about the sizeable rainbow trout they’d taken there.

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Last Updated on Friday, 12 June 2015 08:22

How Jay Yelas Utlizes the Heart-Tail Year 'Round

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By Mark Fong

May 19, 2015

The Heart-Tail Swimbait is brand new for the 2015 season and FLW Tour Pro Jay Yelas is extremely excited about the new offering from Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits. Yelas has spent many hours on the water with a Heart-Tail tied to the end of his line. With its bulky ribbed body and namesake tail design, the Heart-Tail produces a strong swimming action and strike triggering body wobble. From coast to coast and north to south the Heart-Tail Swimbait has become a valuable addition to Yelas' bass catching arsenal.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 May 2015 14:22

Shryock's Lipless Crankbait Tips

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By TJ Maglio

May 22, 2015

Yamamoto Pro and BASS Elite Series angler Fletcher Shryock shares his tips for catching bass on lipless crankbaits like the new Yamamoto Midasu.

One of the newest members of the Yamamoto Pro Team, BASS Elite Series pro Fletcher Shryock has rapidly risen through the professional ranks, earning over $180,000 in just three seasons on tour.

Shryock burst on the scene in 2011 by recording an epic season of Bassmaster Opens. He finished 5th in one series (Northern Opens) and won an event in another series (Lake Norman Southern Open). By year’s end, he’d not only qualified for the 2012 Bassmaster Classic but also for the Bassmaster Elite Series, and he hasn’t looked back.

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Last Updated on Friday, 22 May 2015 13:24

Why Oh Why Did the PAA Die?

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By Pete Robbins

May 18, 2015

As we prepare for this year’s version of the Toyota Texas Bass Classic this week, it bears noting that the Professional Anglers Association (PAA) is not part of the festivities. The PAA once served as a bright shining beacon of hope for professional bass fishermen who felt slighted or ignored by the major tournament organizations, but unless something truly unforeseen occurs it appears that it will now become at best an asterisk or a footnote in the history of professional bass fishing. That’s too bad, because I felt like they had some good ideas, and at various points in time they seemed to have momentum.

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Last Updated on Monday, 18 May 2015 07:41

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