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    St. Lawrence River Smallmouth Fishery May Be Best in the Country Right Now

    POSTED 9/20/2018

    Yamaha Pro Brandon Palaniuk Not Surprised at Recent Tournament Results

    A year ago when Brandon Palaniuk first saw the 2018 Bassmaster® Elite Series tournament schedule, he predicted it would take a 100-pound catch to win the four-day event on New York’s St. Lawrence River, and the Yamaha Pro missed his guess by less than five pounds. What’s amazing is that he was predicting a weight for smallmouth bass, not largemouths.
     

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    Looking for Areas, Not Patterns, Can Be Important in Summer River Fishing

    POSTED 8/16/2018

    Yamaha Pro Ish Monroe Believes Current and Habitat Both Position Bass

    When Yamaha Pro Ish Monroe won the Bassmaster® Elite tournament on the upper Mississippi River this past June by fishing his favorite floating frog lure over shallow vegetation, the victory validated two of his primary beliefs about river fishing. First, bass in rivers nearly always concentrate in specific areas more than they do in lakes; and secondly, water movement and habitat put bass in those specific areas.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Randall Tharp Looks First for Spawning Areas, Regardless of Time of Year

    POSTED 7/23/2018

    If it’s spring, the first thing Randall Tharp looks for on a lake are spawning areas, just as most bass fishermen do. Tharp, however looks for spawning areas in summer and fall, something most fishermen don’t do.
     

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    Bobby Lane Remembers ‘One that Got Away’ as He Heads to 2018 Bassmaster Classic®

    POSTED 3/5/2018

    One Lost Fish May Have Cost 2015 Win for Yamaha Pro

    Bobby Lane admits he still remembers a bass he lost on the first day of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic® that might have cost him a win in the event, but the Yamaha Pro likes his chances even more as he heads into this year’s Classic,® to be held March 16–18 at Lake Hartwell near Greenville, SC.
     

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    Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee Mentally Ready for Bassmaster Classic

    POSTED 2/7/2018

    Defending Champion Not Feeling Pressure, Looking Forward to Lake Hartwell

    Only five anglers have won the Bassmaster Classic® more than once during its 47-year history, and of those, only two have won the event in consecutive years. This March, when the 2018 Classic® is held on South Carolina’s Lake Hartwell, Yamaha Pro Jordan Lee hopes to add his name to both lists.
     

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    The Kingfish Cup and Pro Tournament Prep Secrets

    POSTED 1/5/2018

    The Skinny on a New Tournament Series and Tips on Finding Kingfish

    The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a national treasure. The region starts as a peninsula a dozen miles north of the Virginia state line and extends unbroken for 70 miles until you reach Oregon Inlet. From there, it becomes a series of barrier islands extending another 100 miles to Cape Lookout. OBX separates Currituck, Albamarle and Pamlico Sounds from the Atlantic Ocean, and encompasses some of the most beautiful beaches, quaint towns, fishing ports and expansive backwaters in the country - all teaming with fish, waterfowl, sea birds and even wild horses. 
     

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    Follow this Pro's Tips for a Better Winter Fishing Trip

    POSTED 12/19/2017

    Yamaha Pro Bill Lowen Uses Three Lures in Shallow, Well-Defined Places

    Veteran tournament angler Bill Lowen enjoys these cold, frigid days on the water because he knows bass will be in well-defined areas they use year after year, they’ll hit one of his three favorite lures, and by day’s end he and his companions may have caught and released as many as 100 fish.
     

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    Palaniuk Fulfills Life-Long Dream with Angler of the Year Title

    POSTED 10/5/2017

    Yamaha Pro Already Motivated to Win Another Title in 2018

    As Brandon Palaniuk accepted his first B.A.S.S.® Angler of the Year trophy on the weigh-in stand at Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota, two thoughts flashed through his mind. First, the Yamaha Pro felt relief that he had at last won the coveted title after holding the points lead since July; and secondly, that he was already motivated to win the title again.

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    Yamaha Marine Group President Ben Speciale to Testify at U.S. Senate Field Hearing Prior to 2017 Kenai River Classic

    POSTED 8/18/2017

    Live video feed of hearing available on Yamaha Outboards YouTube

    Soldotna, Alaska, August 18, 2017 – Yamaha Marine Group President Ben Speciale will testify at a U.S. Senate field hearing held by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna, Alaska from 1:00-4:00 p.m. AKDT, 5:00-8:00 p.m. EDT.

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    Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat

    POSTED 7/7/2017

    YOUNG ROOKIE ANGLER USING XPRESS® X-21 IN BASSMASTER® ELITE SERIES

    Yamaha Pro Hamilton Comfortable Competing in Aluminum Boat 
    Young Rookie Angler Using Xpress® X-21 In Bassmaster® Elite Series

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    Back Bay Flounder North and South

    POSTED 6/22/2017

    FISHING INSIDE WATERS FOR AGGRESSIVE FLOUNDER CAN BENEFIT FROM THE RIGHT BOAT AND THE RIGHT TECHNIQUES NO MATTER WHERE YOU CHASE THEM

    Fishing inside waters for aggressive flounder can benefit from the right boat and the right techniques no matter where you chase them

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    Finding Bass During a Mixed Spawn Season

    POSTED 5/24/2017

    SALTWATER FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 4

    Yamaha Pro Mark Davis Offers Two Solutions For Catching Bass This Spring
     

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    For Cold Weather Bass, Try This Two-Lure Approach

    POSTED 3/3/2017

    FISHIN' VOL. 10, NO. 2

    Yamaha Pro Bobby Lane Alternates Jigs and Crankbaits in the Same Water

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