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    ‘Magical’ Final Day Gives Palaniuk Elite Series Win on Champlain

    POSTED 8/12/2020

    Wind, Waves Push Larger Smallmouth Into His Fishing Area

    Seldom, if ever, does a bass pro welcome wind and stormy weather during a day of competition, but for veteran Brandon Palaniuk, those very conditions during the final round of the recent Bassmaster® Elite tournament on Lake Champlain played a major role in leading the Yamaha Pro to victory on the massive, open-water impoundment.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Wins Bassmaster® Elite Event on Lake Champlain

    POSTED 8/3/2020

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. -  August 3, 2020 – Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk weighed in 21 pounds, six ounces on the final day of the Bassmaster® Elite tournament on Lake Champlain to capture a win with a four-day total of 80 pounds, one ounce. The victory marks the fourth B.A.S.S.® win for the 2017 Angler of the Year from Rathdrum, Idaho. His performance earned the first-place prize of $100,000.
     

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    Justin Lucas Wins Smallmouth Shoot-out in Bass Pro Tour Final

    POSTED 7/24/2020

    Yamaha Pro Tops 100 Pounds Twice In Sturgeon Bay Event

    If you think catching five or even 10 nice smallmouth bass during a day on the water would be nice, think how catching 50 might feel. Yamaha Pro Justin Lucas did just that enroute to winning the Bass Pro Shop® Tour’s final event of the 2020 season at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and he likes the feeling.

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    McMullan Family is a Fan of Yamaha Power Pay

    POSTED 6/30/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – June 30, 2020 –  North Carolina native Brant McMullan has a 25-year history in Ocean Isle Beach, where his life is centered on family and fishing. He and wife Amy own and manage Ocean Isle Fishing Center, and when they’re not working, they often compete together as a family in kingfish tournaments with daughter, Caroline, and son, Brayden. In recent weeks, the McMullans have become the ‘first family’ of Yamaha’s Power Pay.
     

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    Stefan Calls Yamaha Power Pay a Precious Commodity

    POSTED 5/12/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – May 12, 2020 - Prior to turning full time FLW® pro five years ago, Matt Stefan made a living assuring commodities such as soybeans and gold were being traded in a fair and ethical manner. It’s no surprise the Wis. pro was quick to recognize the financial opportunities within the Yamaha Power Pay contingency program for tournament anglers, which has already paid anglers roughly $20,000 since its launch.  
     

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    First College Angler Cashes in on Yamaha Power Pay

    POSTED 4/21/2020

    Jake Mims Places 18th, Takes Home $500

    Kennesaw, Ga. – April 21, 2020 – Jake Mims, a student at Brewton Parker College in Central Georgia, recently became the first official competitive college angler to take home Yamaha Power Pay cash. Mims, who admits he hates to fish in a crowd, ran 34 miles away from the official launch on Lake Sam Rayburn to flip the flooded bushes that eventually led to an 18th place finish in the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event. Impressively, his long run paid off in Power Pay winnings.
     

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    O’Brien Converts Third Place into $2K in Yamaha Power Pay

    POSTED 3/31/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – March 31, 2020 - Jacksonville redfish tournament angler Scott O’Brien makes a living tearing down buildings and turning them into recycled concrete, but his passion for inshore saltwater angling recently converted a third-place finish in the IFA Redfish® Tour® event at Steinhatchee into $2,000 worth of Yamaha Power Pay bonus cash.
     

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    Yamaha Offers $50K Power Pay Bonus to Bassmaster Classic® Angler

    POSTED 3/2/2020

    Yamaha Marine will award $50,000 to the highest finishing registered eligible Power Pay angler during the 2020 Bassmaster Classic® in Birmingham, Ala., March 6 to March 8.  Yamaha’s new Power Pay contingency program, which launched in the fall of 2019, provides cash bonuses to anglers who place highest in sanctioned salt and freshwater tournaments. The payout for the Classic represents the highest cash bonus opportunity available through the program.
     

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    Darold Gleason is First Angler to Cash in on Yamaha Power Pay

    POSTED 2/21/2020

    Kennesaw, Ga. – February 21, 2020 – Darold Gleason became the first angler in America to cash-in on Yamaha’s new Power Pay contingency program for tournament anglers when he finished third in the FLW® Tackle Warehouse® Pro event on Sam Rayburn, Texas on Jan. 26.
     

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    Yamaha Pros Excited to Fish in 2020 Bassmaster Classic®

    POSTED 2/7/2020

    All Predict Heavy Weights As Long As Weather Cooperates

    For Drew Cook, Scott Canterbury and Patrick Walters, walking across the stage as a competitor for the first time in this year’s Bassmaster Classic®  will be the realization of a life-long dream. Even for Matt Herren, Keith Combs, Bill Lowen and Mark Menendez, who have fished in previous Classics, the excitement is every bit as strong because this will be the 50th anniversary of the most famous bass tournament in the world.

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    Yamaha/Skeeter Pro Scott Canterbury Claims 2019 Toyota® Bassmaster® Angler of the Year Title

    POSTED 10/2/2019

    Yamaha/Skeeter Pro Drew Cook is 2019 Bassmaster® DICK’s Sporting Goods® Rookie of the Year

    HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 2, 2019 -  Yamaha/Skeeter Pro Scott Canterbury is the 2019 Toyota® Bassmaster® Angler of the Year. With five bass that weighed 19 pounds, 12 ounces during the final round on Tuesday, Oct. 1, Canterbury pushed his three-day total to 59 pounds four ounces, finishing in 14th place for the week at the Toyota® Bassmaster® Angler of the Year Championship on Lake St. Clair. More importantly, he finished at the top of the season points standings with 848 points, earning $100,000 and one of the most coveted titles in professional fishing.

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    Yamaha Pros Cliff Pace and Bobby Lane Take First, Second in 2019 Regular-Season Bass Pro Tour Finale

    POSTED 7/1/2019

    NEENAH, Wis., July 1, 2019 – Yamaha Pro Cliff Pace took home the eighth and final trophy of the regular-season Bass Pro Tour on Green Lake, Wis., June 30. Sunday’s championship battle required more than 81 pounds to win, and Pace caught 47 bass for a total of 81 pounds, nine ounces to secure the title. Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane placed second, catching 43 bass for a total of 68 pounds, twelve ounces.  For his win, Pace takes home $100,000 and the title of Stage Eight Champion.
     

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