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BASS Elite Tour Review / Takahiro Omori

Lucky Craft pro Takahiro Omori reviews BASS Elite tour at Cayuga Lake. The LC RTO Series is the first high quality plastic square bill crank bait ever made. Over the last several years, the LC Series crankbait has replaced balsa wood crankbaits in tackle boxes for cover fisherman everywhere. The LC RTO Series is a high floating plastic crankbait that is much more durable than its predecessor wooden crankbaits. The LC RTO Series reigns supreme in heavy hard rocky bottom areas where large bass lurk. Get all your Lucky Craft here. Green Top Sporting Goods Hi’s Tackle Box SFT Lucky ...

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Flipping and Targeting Smallmouths with Greg Hackney

As can be seen with Greg Hackney’s recent Bassmaster Elite Series win on Cayuga Lake, flipping is one of Greg’s specialty techniques! Hackney’s new Bass University TV class features insight into tips and tactics that he relies on all across the country to flip and target big smallmouth bass. He recommends that “keeping your approach simple” is one of the most important factors that will help all anglers catch more big bass. Click here to watch the full class —> http://bit.ly/BassUTV Short Preview Clips: http://youtu.be/hQGShmDeM54

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BASS Elite Tour Review / Kelly Jordon / Cayuga Lake

Lucky Craft pro Kelly Jordon reviews BASS Elite tour at Cayuga Lake. The FLAT CB is a series of crank baits featuring styling that’s as functional as it is beautiful. This approach was born through exhaustive research in a technology called “Finesse cranking,” which is used commonly in the Southeast, where cranking baits have demonstrated their effectiveness. The lightweight SR, for example, is designed not to alarm bass upon landing on the water. A unique system that shifts the balance point of a high-specific-gravity tungsten weight allows the user to get the maximum distance at each cast without losing control. ...

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St. Clair River Welcomes Northern Open

DETROIT — You couldn’t ask for a more perfect battlefield than Lake St. Clair when the final leg of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #3 presented by Allstate kicks off Sept. 4-6. St. Clair is a unique body of water that is fed by Lake Huron via the St. Clair River and empties into Lake Erie via the Detroit River. The lake only averages 11 feet deep and is chock-full of smallmouth, largemouth, walleye, muskies and Northern pike, along with various panfish and other species. It’s 26 miles long, 24 miles wide at its widest point and borders ...

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Cranking Grass was Key for Team Livingston at Cayuga Lake, Can be for You, Too

UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. – Wednesday rules meeting on the Bassmaster Elite Series trail is always an interesting place to pick up information about baits that will be effective on a particular fishery that particular week. The afternoon before the recent Cayuga Lake Elite in Union Springs, N.Y., it was obvious that the crankbait would be a major tool for Cayuga’s weed-relating bass. Jeff Kriet: “Dive Master 14 in XXX Shad.” Brent Chapman: “Dive Master 14 and 20 in XXX Shad.” Randy Howell: “Dive Master 20 and Howeller DMC in XXX Shad and Chartreuse Shad.” Hank Cherry: “Dive Master 14 in ...

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The Best Shades

Good sunglasses are important as any other tool you will use during a day on the water. Good glasses can set you back a few dollars and there is not much worse than watching them sink to the bottom if they happen to fall off your head and into the drink. Elite Series pro Fred Roumbanis has the answer to lost shades. Amphiba Sports

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