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Forrest Wood Cup Set for Return to Ouachita

  HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (July 30, 2015) – The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will return to Lake Ouachita and the Hot Springs, Arkansas, area August 20-23 to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2015. Hosted by Visit Hot Springs and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, the tournament will feature 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers casting for the sport’s biggest awards – $500,000 cash in the pro division and $50,000 cash in the co-angler division. The 2015 Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year Scott Martin ...

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Matt Lee Skunked Before Launch

Bass anglers often refer to not catching anything as “getting skunked.” Unfortunately, Alabama rookie pro Matt Lee had already crossed paths with one of the smelly black and white mammals before ever making a cast on Day One of the Evan Williams Bassmaster Elite Series tournament in Waddington, NY.

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Elite Pro Mike McClelland Hoping for Big Bags of Bass on St. Lawrence River

WADDINGTON, N.Y. (July 29) — The St. Lawrence River, site of this weekend’s Evan Williams Bourbon Bassmaster Elite tournament, is widely known as the outflow between the Great Lakes system and the Atlantic Ocean. It’s also known as one of the best smallmouth bass fisheries in the world, a fact not lost on Cabela’s/GEICO For Your Boat professional angler Mike McClelland. “This is such an awesome fishery,” McClelland  said. “I’m really excited to get this event underway. The potential to catch a 20-pound bag of smallmouth bass on this river is better than anywhere I’ve ever fished but you have ...

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Livingston Lures Unveils New Series of Technologically Advanced Baits

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – As has been the case for the past several years, Livingston Lures wowed the fishing world at the recent International Convention of Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) convention in Orlando, Florida. Already the world leaders in bait technology thanks to Electronic Baitfish Sounds™ (EBS) and EBS MultiTouch™, Livingston unveiled a series of exciting new baits and technologies that will again change the way we fish, including the world’s first BlueTooth®-compatible lures. Here’s a brief look at the new offerings that Livingston unveiled at ICAST: B Viper and B Venom: Designed by Team Livingston pro and swimbait pioneer Byron ...

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