Bass Fishing

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ICAST 2018 Payne Outdoors

ICAST 2018 : Some of My Favorite Finds

ICAST 2018 is in the books and new products, as well as new revisions were in full force. Some companies seemingly came out of nowhere while other mainstays continued their winning ways. Below you’ll find a lot of the things I really liked at the show. More in depths write-ups are in the works but I wanted to get you some quick pictures and thoughts on why I stopped to […]

DECKED KICKER Scott Martin Contest

DECKED : Ultimate Day On The Water With Scott Martin Contest

DECKED, manufacturer of in-vehicle storage systems for pickup trucks and cargo vans has teamed up with KICKER and FLW bass fishing legend, Scott Martin, to offer consumers a chance to win the Ultimate Day on the Water. Not only will the winners get a chance to fish with Scott, but also they will actually be featured as his competition on his nationally syndicated television show, The Scott Martin Challenge. Beginning […]

Seven Things to Know Bass Boat Kayak

7 Things to Know From a Bass Boat to a Kayak

As people continue to discover kayak fishing as an alternative to power boats ( bass boat ), the questions often come up about the differences. Some of the first answers are the quiet, serenity, oneness with nature etc. Beyond that are some differences fishing in kayaks that every powerboat guy should know first. Gear You know that 300 pounds of crankbaits and soft plastics you carried in your SuperSpeed Gofast […]

Bio Bait Switchback Perch Gill

REVIEW: Bio Bait Switchback

I stopped by my local tackle shop, Tightline Premium Fishing Tackle, in Killeen, TX last week and Chad said he had something new he wanted me to check out. It was a soft plastic fluke style bait called the Switchback from Bio Bait. As always I was happy to oblige and spent a few hours on the water with it so I could report back. I’ll give you the skinny […]

Z-Man SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait 2

Z-Man to Introduce SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait at ICAST 2018

How exactly does one remake a classic, already exceptional bass bait? That’s the self-imposed question the tackle techs at Z-Man asked themselves about a year ago, as they stood before a big white drawing board. What they came up with was the new Z-Man SlingBladeZ Spinnerbait. The objectives were clear: To re-engineer a new breed of spinnerbait. To optimize wire material, bend and metal blades so they reverberate perfect bass music—those powerful, […]

VanDam Bassmaster Grand Lake Elite

VanDam Dominates Grand Lake To Win 25th Bassmaster Championship

GROVE, Okla. — Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., relied upon large female prespawn bass to claim a record-breaking 25th title on the Bassmaster Elite Series, and a $100,000 payday at the 2018 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Grand Lake in Grove, Okla. During Championship Sunday, VanDam put up 18 pounds, 7 ounces to push his four-day total to 83-4, which outscored Tommy Biffle of Wagoner, Okla., by more […]

BUFF Collegiate Support ACA Payne Outdoors

BUFF Renews Collegiate Angling Support

Santa Rosa, CA (April 16, 2018) – BUFF recently demonstrated a genuine commitment to encouraging young bass anglers by confirming its continued support of the Association of Collegiate Anglers Tournament Series. The governing body for college fishing, the ACA is sanctioned by The Bass Federation, Inc. (TBF), a grassroots organization dedicated to youth, conservation and fishing. For the ACA’s BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship BUFF has offered a 50% discount […]