The Classic Bass Champions Tour recently wrapped up its 2022 season at its Championship on Lake Serpent in Crosby, Minnesota. Known as a great largemouth and smallmouth bass fishery, the fishing proved tough during tournament days with flat-calm conditions and high sun. Still, Waseca, Minnesota-based Classic Bass and Bagley Baits pro Noah Schultz was able to climb the leader board and take top honors at the event with a total weight of 42 pounds 3 ounces for a total of…

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The first stop on the 2022 Classic Bass Champions Tour is in the books with competitors battling it out on Pools 4 and 5 of the Mississippi River. Tommy Parker, 18, of Minnetonka, Minnesota, came away with the victory after finessing 51 pounds, 4 ounces of bass from rip-rap stretches in the single day, split-session event that witnessed Bagley Pro Staffers, along with second-place finisher Ron Mehr, snag four of the top 15 spots on the leader board. “I’m pretty…

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Gussy With Crankbait

In his formative years, Gussy put up 1000’s of Canadian smallmouth bass on crankbaits. But typical of any angler, over time, you start experimenting with other tools and tactics and move in different directions. But when Gussy started bigtime competitive fishing across North America, he realized crankbaits needed to come back into the fold, especially on southern reservoirs. In this video, Gussy picks through his tackle box and details which Bagley balsawood crankbaits deposit funds in his Bassmaster Elite account.…

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Gussy with Bass

Keewatin, Ontario-based Bagley Bass Elite Series pro Jeff Gustafson and Panama City, Florida-based Drew Benton Bagley Baits pro are well versed when it comes to early-season bass. Nowhere was this experience tested more than at the recent Academy Sports and Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk on Lake Hartwell in Greenville, South Carolina. With a three-day total of 54 pounds, Oklahoma pro Jason Christie took the honors at the event. Both Gustafson and Benton fished well on days 1 and…

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Bagley Pro With Lure

Recent tournaments in Florida have had the Bagley Baits pro staff busy dissecting changing weather conditions with fish moving up shallow in pre-spawn and spawning behavior. Known as legendary largemouth bass fisheries, both the St. Johns River and Harris Chain produced for competitors in both fish numbers and size. Familiar anglers know that February and March can be a tricky time on Florida’s reservoirs, lakes, rivers, and impoundments. Water temperatures are still fairly cool but warming trends signal movements of…

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