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ABT X-2 Countdown Dives 40 Feet Down

Monday, June 25, 2012

OAKHURST, Calif., June 5, 2012 – The use of controversial “Long Lining” or “Strolling” techniques by pros competing in the recent BASS Elite Series tournament on Tennessee’s Douglas Lake has put the subject of getting down deep with crankbaits front and center. ABT’s new X-2 Countdown lets anglers get a plug deeper than ever before without all the controversy. The innovative design of ABT’s “Next Generation Series” Super Deep Diving Crankbait allows this revolutionary new lure to dive as deep as 40 feet using a traditional countdown cast-rip-pause and slow crank retrieve technique.  Read Full Story

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