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Iowegian Sees Mississippi Crappies Sideways

Thursday, October 24, 2013

EUFALA, AL – Fishing pro Tommy Skarlis is no stranger to seeing his name on the top of tournament leaderboards. But what stood out about the Waterloo, Iowa, native’s latest first place – along with partner Kyle Steifeldt during the recent 2013 Crappie Master National Championship on Mississippi’s Lake Grenada—was the species of fish the duo were targeting.  Read Full Story

Skarlis wields St. Croix and Rapala arsenal to conquer FLW river event

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

PARK FALLS, WI – Probing the heartbeat of a river requires a fine set of instruments. Some dudes call them “structure-scopes”—ultra-precision fishing rods that ping pebbles, sand and mussel beds, and even transmit what legendary angler Ron Lindner calls “drive-by’s”; those subtle walleye nudges that barely brush the bait. When St. Croix Rods walleye pro Tommy Skarlis visited Red Wing, Minnesota, for the National Guard FLW Walleye Tour event in April, he brought with him a virtual golfbag of fishing rods, knowing in advance that success would likely hinge on versatility in the perpetually changing current conditions. “I wield fishing rods like pro golfers use clubs,” said the perennial walleye winner. “Prerequisite to consistent success, you’ve got to have access to a full range of rod lengths, actions and powers. And there’s no doubt that St. Croix gives me the most complete bag of walleye rods I’ve ever used.”  Read Full Story

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