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The Best Lure for Florida Bass is …

One of the questions I get asked all the time — by clients on the water or when I’m doing a seminar — is this one:   What’s the best lure for Florida bass?   Well, after a lifetime of bass fishing and years of fishing and guiding in the Sunshine State, I finally have […]

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Bobby Lane and Brown win PAA Team Title on Kissimmee Chain

Lane & Brown Win Kissimmee PAA Team Title

(Photo Courtesy PAA) With 14.99 lbs., Bobby Lane and Gerald Brown increased their total weight to 64.64 lbs. to win the Kissimmee Chain PAA Team Title. Gary Clouse and partner John Kremer finished in second place with 60.47 lbs., while day one leaders, Chad Morgenthaler and Glenn Browne finished in third with 60.11. Full Story […]

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Lake Toho – Day 2 PAA – Bobby Lane and Gerald Brown Lead

Photo Courtesy PAA

Photo Courtesy PAA Bobby Lane and Gerald Brown weighed 23.20 lbs. today and jumped into the lead of the PAA Tour Team Challenge on Lake Toho with 49.65 lbs. For the second day in a row, they weighed in another double digit fish weighing 10.02 lbs. They lead Glenn Browne Chad Morgenthaler, who have 48.23 […]

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Get Ready – 2012 Kissimmee Chain Spawn

Are you ready?   Are you excited about the upcoming spawn? I am! After all, it’s going to be great — it always is!   As I write this (Jan. 5), a major cold front has just passed through Central Florida with some record low temperatures. We all know what that can mean for Florida bass — […]

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Fall Fishing on Lake Toho & Kissimmee Chain of Lakes

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!   If Florida fishing didn’t excite you in the summer, it will definitely get you in the fall and winter. Instead of putting our boats away and waiting for spring, those of us here in Central Florida are gearing up for the best fishing of the entire […]

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Kissimmee Chain – Fall Patterns Lake Tohopekaliga

With daytime highs in the 80s, it may be hard to believe, but fall is finally here.   In Central Florida, we don’t track fall with a calendar but with a thermometer. It comes with the passage of the first real cold front of the year, and that happened just this week. We went from […]

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Kissimmee Chain – Rising Water and How to Fish It

Kissimmee Chain – Rising Water and How to Fish It The South Florida Water Management District has the canals in Central Florida rolling! This might not be a novel concept in states like Alabama or Tennessee, but on the Kissimmee Chain of Lake and other bass waters around here, rising water is something else altogether. […]

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2011 Fishing For Freedom – Belton Lake, Texas

Can you recall the last time you celebrated the blessings in your life? Was it something that you worked toward, trained for, a community service project or simply something you did for the greater good?   I often wonder how many have felt the overwhelming satisfaction of positively influencing the lives of others. It’s the […]

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Lake Tohopekaliga Tips & Tricks – Jab To Set Up The Punch

Jab To Set Up The Punch – Flipping Matted Grass Tip Over the past few years, a lot has been written about “punching” matted vegetation. If you’re not familiar with the technique, it’s a flippin’ and pitching method that employs a very heavy weight — usually tungsten — pegged to a soft plastic bait like […]

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Urban Orlando Bassin’ with Stacy Twiggs

Urban Orlando Bassin’ with Stacy Twiggs

Rod & Reel Roadtrip 4I traveled to Orlando, FL, in late May for a media/marketing summit sponsored by Keith Alan’s Ultimate Fishing Experience. Two days before the summit, Keith sent me out on two urban Orlando lakes with his longtime friend and former co-worker at B.A.S.S./ESPN, Stacy Twiggs, now a guide and partner in Keith’s […]

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