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Gene Larew Lures Salt Flick'R has Many Tales

Monday, June 04, 2012

TULSA, OK – So who really determines the best use of a new fishing lure, the manufacturer or the anglers who use them. Officials at Gene Larew Lures say that regardless of the original intentions behind a new design, it's the fishermen who usually get more creative when putting baits into action. They say the company's Salt Flick'R is a perfect example, with three fishing guides in three states fishing the same bait right now but in different ways.  Read Full Story

The bait that won't win the Bassmaster Classic

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

TULSA, OK – Not too far from historic Lincoln, N.M., of Billy The Kid fame, and well after the outlaw's demise, for many years there was a small roadside bar with a path behind it that led to a grave marker. On the marker was the inscription, "This is one of the few places where Billy The Kid is not buried." It's only a relative point because the 2012 Bassmaster Classic being held this week in the Shreveport, La. area just might present a similar scenario as to how something not necessarily in the center of the spotlight will still benefit from its shine. Today's hottest thing in bass fishing is a castable umbrella rig, a multi-armed contraption that resembles the wireframe of an umbrella and makes it possible to present several lures at the same time to look like a real school of baitfish. It's an adaption from what anglers chasing striped bass have trolled with for years.  Read Full Story

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