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Pro Angler Adam Neu Weighs In Fish

There’s no doubt professional anglers and weekend warriors are both feeling the sting of inflation these days. With gas prices still hovering around $4 per gallon, and food and lodging significantly more costly than last year, you can bet just about every tournament angler is reeling from the bites taken out of their bottom line. At the same time, many are rising to the challenge by increasing efficiency, cutting expenses, and plugging the leaks. That, says Patrick Neu, president of…

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The official Bass Fishing World Championship is set for October 16-22, 2022 as the fishing world descends upon Lake Murray in Columbia, SC. The event, officially sanctioned by the Confederation Internationale de Peche Sportive – CIPS, is the only bass fishing world championship acknowledged by the International Olympic Committee through their affiliation with AIMS (Alliance of Independent Recognized Members of Sport) and GAISF (Global Association of International Sports Federations) “We are looking forward to hosting the championship at Lake Murray” says USA Bass…

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Pro Angler Landing Fish from Bass Boat

What does it take to be a professional angler? In Part 1 we discovered that it’s a lot more than big fish, fancy boats, and tournament trophies. In fact, the most highly visible professionals in the fishing industry recognize their success depends not only on fishing prowess, but on the hard work, determination and efforts of many other industry pros who have helped them succeed. “How do you define a fishing pro?” asks National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) member Capt.…

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Angler Holding Smallmouth

What defines a professional angler? Ask someone off the street and they’ll likely describe fancy boats, bright lights and big fish. Ask those who stand atop the leaderboard, however, and they’ll tell a different story – one of hard work, determination, and the efforts of many other industry pros who have helped them succeed. “You can’t get to the top without others to lift you up,” says, Patrick Neu, president of the 1,400-member non-profit National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA). “Nobody…

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Mike Iaconelli Speaks at NPAA Conference

Professional Edge Fishing Inc., a brand and angler marketing and representation company, announces a new YouTube Docuseries, NEVER GIVE UP! The Mike ‘Ike’ Iaconelli Story. As Mike Iaconelli returns to his roots in bass fishing with the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series, he’s sharing an eighteen-week docuseries on how fishing has impacted his life and how the twists and turns of that journey have shaped him into one of the most successful bass anglers of all time.  “The one thing that…

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