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  1. Horton Hammers 30 Pounds For Midway LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | BassFan.com

    It's been nearly 10 years since Tim Horton notched the last of his three tour-level victories and almost 2 years since he's posted a Top-25 finish. He'll almost certainly end that latter run of futility this weekend and he appears poised to halt the former, as well.

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  2. Big O Will Likely Fish Fairly SmallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | BassFan.com

    It may or may not have been B.A.S.S.' goal to start the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series season on two completely diverse fisheries. If that was indeed an objective, the organization succeeded magnificently.

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  3. Big O dirtier, could fish smallRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2017 | BassFan.com

    After 2 days of practice at Lake Okeechobee, Brent Chapman predicts that there will be fewer 20-pound-plus bags brought to the scale last week than the last time the Bassmaster Elite Series visited the famed Florida venue 5 years ago.

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  4. Mabrey, former FLW Tour pro, killed in car wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Former FLW Tour angler Kyle Mabrey, of McCalla, Ala., was killed Sunday night in a one-car accident in Bessemer, Ala. Mabrey was 42. out of Birmingham, Ala., Mabrey was towing a boat with a Chevy Tahoe SUV while traveling north on Interstate 495 when the vehicle left the highway and went down an embankment between the northbound and southbound lanes.

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  5. Wheeler Thwarts Rookies For 2nd Elite WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Having already won the BFL All-American, Forrest Wood Cup and BASSFest, Jacob Wheeler had put together a stellar fishing resume prior to joining the Bassmaster Elite Series this year. He added another big bullet point to that ledger Sunday by winning his initial event as a member of B.A.S.S.' top circuit.

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  6. Rose Leads Thrift By 4-12 Entering Final DayRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Mark Rose doesn't care who wins the Super Bowl on Sunday. He's more focused on his own Big Game.

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  7. Rose Leads Thrift By 3-12 Entering Final DayRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Mark Rose doesn't care who wins the Super Bowl on Sunday. He's more focused on his own Big Game.

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  8. Kendrick Camped On Bridge, May Not ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | BassFan.com

    After dropping his weigh-in bag containing one fish onto the scale today, a dejected FLW Tour pro Derrick Blake muttered something that pretty much summed up how many of his competitors were feeling after day 1 of the Lake Guntersville FLW Tour. 'You ever done one of those 1,000-piece puzzles,' Blake asked.

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  9. Herren Will Be Hurting When New Season StartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | BassFan.com

    The start of the 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series season will be a rough time for Matt Herren, even if he can overcome the pain he's presently enduring and post a couple of solid finishes leading into the Bassmaster Classic. The 54-year-old veteran from Alabama has a partially torn peroneal tendon in his ankle and is hobbling around in a walking boot.

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  10. Swimjig Carried Ashley Past Massivie Big O FieldRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Taylor Ashley had never been to Florida's Lake Okeechobee prior to last week. But once he found a vegetation-rich backwater area loaded with big fish that he could catch on a swimjig, he made himself right at home.

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  11. Teen wins FLW Series at OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Nineteen-year-old Taylor Ashley of Warrior, Ala., fishing in his first-ever FLW Series event, weighed a 22-06 bag on Saturday to claim top honors in the Southeastern Division opener at Lake Okeechobee. Ashley's three-day total of 68-12 was enough to earn him the win by a 7-10 margin and garnered him a check for $60,200.

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  12. No-Look Bass: Wiggins Stuck With Worm, CrankRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | BassFan.com

    That's all Jesse Wiggins devoted to a non-descript area of Lake Eustis during practice for the Harris Chain Southern Open last week. That single cast resulted in a 4-pound bass that told Wiggins all he needed to know about the spot that would ultimately help him turn the tournament on its head - and leave his competitors scratching theirs.

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  13. Z-Man adds B. Hite, Thrift, LatimerRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Man announced that Bassmaster Elite Series angler Brett Hite and FLW Tour pros Bryan Thrift and Brian Latimer have joined the company's pro staff. Latimer will be promoting the entire Z-Man product line , while Hite and Thrift will focus exclusively on representing the company's ChatterBait brand.

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  14. Hartman Settling Into Road Warrior RoleRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | BassFan.com

    The 44-year-old former truck driver paused for a moment as a manatee meandered around and beneath the trolling motor on his Nitro boat during a recent trip to Lake Okeechobee. An alligator lurked about 15 feet to the other side of the boat.

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  15. Expect A More Assertive Kreiger Going ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Koby Kreiger is done playing nice. He's through with worrying about getting in someone else's way on the water, so be prepared to deal with a more aggressive Kreiger in 2017.

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  16. Klinger Hopes Classic Leads To Career RebirthRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | BassFan.com

    Tim Klinger had a pretty good year on the FLW Tour in 2010, logging two Top-15 finishes in five regular-season events and landing at No. 17 on the final points list.

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  17. Klinger Hopes Classic Spot Leads To Career RebirthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | BassFan.com

    Tim Klinger had a pretty good year on the FLW Tour in 2010, logging two Top-15 finishes in five regular-season events and landing at No. 17 on the final points list.

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  18. Lake Okeechobee: A toxic lake?Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | BassFan.com

    The piece focuses on the causes and effects of the increase in toxic algae in and around the lake and its impact on the central Florida ecosystem, including how the water flowing out of the lake has affected water quality on both coasts of the Sunshine State. It's a multifaceted situation involving stakeholders from the fishing and farming industries as well as powerful influences from the political arena.

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  19. After Win, Canterbury Rode Wave Of MomentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | BassFan.com

    Scott Canterbury has had the fish on to win the Forrest Wood Cup. He's twice finished 2nd in FLW's marquee tournament and been runner-up in two other Tour events.

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  20. Lake Okeechobee discharges subsidingRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2016 | BassFan.com

    The discharge of polluted water that began early this year from Lake Okeechobee into the surrounding estuaries is finally slowing, according to an article in today's Fishing Wire. An unusually rainy dry season, in combination with the long delay in fully implementing the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan , resulted in the Army Corps of Engineers discharging massive amounts of fresh water into the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Rivers in an effort to alleviate the strain on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds the lake, a dike considered to be at high-risk of failure.

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