The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), the world championship of professional bass fishing, brings the best set of qualified anglers to Lake Fork, May 9-11. The three-day tournament combines the top 15 in Angler of the Year (AOY) points from all three major tournament trails including the Bassmaster Elite Series, FLW Tour, and PAA Tournament Series. Daily tournament weigh-ins, outdoor expos and country music concerts will add to the daily excitement of this event.
Tom Murphy, from Richland, Missouri, was on the lake pre-fishing for the FLW Rayovac tournament on Tuesday, April 1st, when he caught his tagged bass.
FLW Tour and PAA Tournament Series pro Randy Haynes of Counce, Tennessee has found success fishing offshore structure in his career and he has some useful tips for you.
As a fisherman for the last thirty years, Gary Yamamoto has always tried to fish his own products as much as he can. The legendary lure designer is best known for his soft plastics and natural colors that have been widely copied but never equaled. Gary also uses (and offers anglers) fishing rods, fishing line, hooks and jigheads that he has designed to work best with his soft plastics.
BASS Elite Series Angler, Major League Fishing SELECTS participant and PAA Board member Kurt Dove of Del Rio Texas, proudly announces Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) and Border International Semi Truck Dealership as new associate sponsors for 2014.
Squarebill crankbaits catch bass. Period. Possibly the best of all lure choices for novice anglers, squarebills are incredibly easy to use. They’re not for dummies though. In this week’s story, learn how PAA, Elite Series and FLW Tour pro Ish Monroe of Hughson, California says you can best utilize squarebills.
PAA would like to extend our deepest and sincerest condolences to one of our pros, Mark Menendez, who lost his wife, Donna, this morning after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Please keep Mark and their children, Max and Caroline, in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Here’s the comprehensive crankbait model and color selection methodology used by two-time Toyota Texas Bass Classic world champion, Elite Series and PAA pro Keith Combs.
The Grand Lake Extravaganza, the World’s Largest Bass Tagged Event, will be starting April 1st and will run until May 18th. There will be 500-tagged bass that will be released in Grand Lake with the top prize being $250,000 and each fish will be at least worth $50.