Chris Payne

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Shimano Varsity Program Expands Scholarships in 2018

LADSON, S.C. – For Immediate Release – March 22, 2018 — Expanding the qualifications to include both graduating high school seniors and those already enrolled in undergrad and graduate programs, Shimano North American Fishing, Inc. will now award up to $30,000 in scholarships as part of its ‘Shimano Varsity’ program. The expansion of the program was officially announced to state DNR professionals and bass club leaders by Shimano Youth Fishing […]

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Plano Pro Jordan Lee Wins Back to Back at Bassmaster Classic

Greenville, SC (March 20, 2018) – Long before sunrise last Sunday, Bassmaster Elite angler Jordan Lee woke up as an outstanding professional bass fisherman. No doubt, his 2017 Bassmaster Classic win solidified his place within a select group of pros that are now household names in the world of fishing. Monday, the world greeted Jordan Lee as a legend. Back-to-back Bassmaster Classic wins are a feat of unimaginable difficulty. With his 2018 […]

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REVIEW: Kokatat Leviathan PFD

Have you ever wondered what the Cadillac of kayak fishing lifevests is? The Kokatat Leviathan may likely be it. The feature rich PFD has pockets for days, attachment points on nearly every flat surface and includes some subtle touches that many other lifejacket companies just don’t spend the time and money to incorporate. The biggest question though is how did it handle through the testing phase? About the Kokatat Leviathan […]