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Largemouth Bass Underwater

Northern natural lakes are often overlooked in the bass fishing hierarchy. Disappointing, too, because the mass of bass and weights would shock many. 4 to 5-pound largemouth and smallmouth bass are commonplace, buffered by even larger fish. And the rich coloration alone of northern bass is a visual marvel. With that in mind, Bagley proudly sponsors the Classic Bass Champions Tour, a regional tournament series fished by some of North America’s best bass sticks. In this fast-paced video, Bagley captures…

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Hank Cherry Wins Bassmaster Classic

He’s done it again, folks. Coming off of his 2020 triumph at the 50th annual Bassmaster Classic, Garmin pro angler Hank Cherry turned around and claimed the 51st annual Bassmaster Classic champion title for himself as well. Hosted at Lake Ray Roberts in Texas June 11-13, Cherry racked up a three-day weight total of 50 pounds, 15 ounces — making him one of only four anglers to ever win the Classic in consecutive years. And naturally, he did it with…

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X2Power Logo

X2Power, the premium power source for the marine, car/light truck and motorsports markets, announces its partnership with Big Bass Splash, the nation’s largest series of big-bass tournaments for amateur anglers. “We love the idea of aligning our brand with a tournament organization that’s designed specifically for amateur anglers. The tournaments take place on some of the country’s finest fisheries and the unique big-bass format draws avid anglers from all over,” said X2Power Vice President of Category Management Shawn Budiac. “The…

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Pro Angler Uses Underwater Camera

“It’s always in my boat,” affirms Bassmaster Elite Series angler, Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, referring to a particular fish-finding tool that’s been popping up in recent conversations among hardcore bass fans. You might be tempted to believe the ‘it’ in Gustafson’s statement refers to forward-facing or 360-degree sonar. But you’d be incorrect. “From Canada’s Lake of the Woods to Lake Eufaula, Alabama, an Aqua-Vu underwater cameraplays a huge role in my tournament prefishing,” notes Gustafson, fresh off his first Bassmaster Elite…

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Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, Sweeps Bassmaster Elite

It was a spectacular showing by Northland Fishing Tackle and Bagley pro, Jeff “Gussy” Gustafson, who went wire-to-wire to win the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite on the Tennessee River in Knoxville, Tennessee with 63 pounds. Gustafson caught a limit of smallmouth all four days of the event, something no one else accomplished. Winning by just over seven pounds, it was the first career Bassmaster Elite Series victory for the Keewatin, Ontario native. Gustafson took home a big blue trophy…

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