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  1. On This Date: December 18Read the original story

    34 min ago | BassFan.com

    By Todd Ceisner BassFan Editor Heads up to the largemouth bass at Lake Okeechobee: Koby Kreiger is ticked off and he's planning to take his frustration By Todd Ceisner BassFan Editor You want to bring out the best in Casey Ashley on the water? Easy, just schedule the following year's Bassmaster Classic

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  2. 'Embarrassed' Kreiger Will 'Come Out Swinging'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | BassFan.com

    Heads up to the largemouth bass at Lake Okeechobee: Koby Kreiger is ticked off and he's planning to take his frustration out on you in a few weeks. After spending the last three seasons on the Bassmaster Elite Series, Kreiger will be among the 187-boat field that kicks off the 2018 FLW Tour season at Okeechobee in January.

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  3. Staying Positive Will Be Key For MontiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | BassFan.com

    He tore an ACL playing football in high school. He deals with compressed discs in his neck from almost daily boat rides as a fishing guide at Lake Okeechobee.

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  4. Connell Won't Rest On ROY LaurelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | BassFan.com

    Dustin Connell was the Elite Series Rookie of the Year in 2017. He won the Elite Series tournament at Ross Barnett Reservoir, holding off Kevin VanDam in the process.

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  5. Schedule Conspired Against Benton This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | BassFan.com

    He'd won the de facto Rookie of the Year award in 2016 - technically, Brent Ehrler won it, but B.A.S.S. changed its rules following the season to reward less-experienced 'rookies' moving forward. Benton also qualified for his first Bassmaster Classic after finishing 11th in Angler of the Year points, ahead of the likes of Edwin Evers, Brandon Palaniuk, Mike Iaconelli, Dean Rojas and Aaron Martens to name a few.

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  6. Biffle Nowhere Near Ready To Give It UpRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Tommy Biffle's 60th birthday will arrive on Feb. 6 - the second day of practice for the 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series opener at Lake Martin. When he launched his career back in the 1980s, he not only didn't expect to still be fishing professionally at that age, but he didn't really anticipate being alive.

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  7. Timing Finally Right For Castledine's Next StepRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Todd Castledine has been down this road before and each time, he's taken the off ramp away from bass fishing's top competitive circuits. In 2018, though, he's curious to see what he's been missing.

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  8. Lucas On 2017: 'It Was A Good Learning Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | BassFan.com

    He posted top-12s in his first two tournaments to start the '14 season, then added a victory at the Sacramento River in 2015 and another win at the Potomac River in 2016. He was a check-cashing machine, too, missing just five cuts in his first 34 full-field Elite Series derbies prior to the 2017 season, an 85-percent success rate.

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  9. Sprague Keeps Inching Toward AOY GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Only five anglers can lay claim to having won an FLW Angler of the Year title over the past decade. It's a tough club to elbow your way into because guys who've copped the honor once tend to do it again ... and a select few have accomplished it three times.

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  10. Florida Pros Bracing For Irma's ImpactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Nine Floridians competed on the Bassmaster Elite Series this year, but only one finished among the top 50 in the points standings and qualified for next week's Angler of the Year Championship. Bobby Lane left his home in Lakeland on Wednesday evening and doesn't know whether it'll still be there when he returns from Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake.

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  11. Dropping BombsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Although he may not play one on TV, John Crews is a businessman. Known to his fans as a touring pro and perennial Classic qualifier, Crews may be more talented in the office than a bass boat.

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  12. Gagliardi Feeling Much Less Cup Pressure This TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Just as he was 3 years ago, Anthony Gagliardi is a prohibitive favorite to win the Forrest Wood Cup on his home lake. It's a bit different this time around, though, as he doesn't feel the sense of urgency that enveloped him back then.

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  13. Palaniuk shooting for unprecedented featRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Brandon Palaniuk took over the lead in the Bassmaster Elite Series Angler of the Year race with a 3rd-place finish at the St. Lawrence River over the weekend. If he goes on to win the points title, he'll become the first competitor in the Elite Series era to capture the AOY with a triple-digit finish on his ledger.

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  14. FLW sticks with 7 events in '18; no BeaverRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | BassFan.com

    FLW announced its 2018 Tour schedule today at ICAST and the one highlight was the absence of a lake that had become a mainstay on the docket. The seven-event schedule includes two Florida tournaments, two in Kentucky, two deep-water spotted bass lakes and a northern fishery.

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  15. Try These Tips For Throwing A PunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Sometimes Joe Holland wants a colorful, multi-level design; other times he likes to keep it clean and simple. If you don't know him, that might sound Holland makes his living as an interior decorator.

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  16. Palaniuk In Great Position For Run At AOYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Brandon Palaniuk knows that he's a serious contender for the B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year title, but he swears he's unaware of exactly what place he's in with three tournaments remaining in the regular season or how many points separate him from the current leader. "I don't look at the points - it's something I haven't done for a fewyears," he said Wednesday while preparing for this week's Lake Oneida Bassmaster Northern Open.

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  17. Right Bites Have Come At Key Times For DeFoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | BassFan.com

    The current points leader in the Bassmaster Elite Series Angler of the Year chase, DeFoe prides himself on being able to break down a given fishery and focus on where his best opportunities lie for the tournament. More often than not, he comes away with a top-50 finish and a nice payday.

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  18. Nelson Kept An Open Mind While LookingRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | BassFan.com

    Don't let Ron Nelson's Michigan address fool you. He's pretty adept at catching bass all over the map.

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  19. Monsoor Found A Comfort Zone With SwimjigRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | BassFan.com

    About 3 1/2 years ago, Tom Monsoor wasn't sure he'd be able to return to the rigors of tour-level competition. In November 2013, Monsoor had quadruple-bypass surgery and then suffered a series of heart attacks over the following months, one of which occurred on his birthday while he and his travel partner packed up for the FLW Tour season opener at Lake Okeechobee.

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  20. VanDam Boxes 19-03 To Grab Dardanelle LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | BassFan.com

    There isn't much that Kevin VanDam hasn't accomplished during his illustrious professional fishing career, but he's yet to achieve a victory in the state of Arkansas. He might just fill that hole on his resume this week.

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