Category Archives: Tackle Review

The Bass Connection and Okuma

Okuma Inspired Fishing with The Bass Connection

Okuma Fishing USA blessed The Bass Connection with sponsorship in 2016.   We are extremely grateful for the opportunity to represent Okuma and we love the Helios and Komodo fishing reels – both the baitcasters and spinning reels.   The above graphic was created to celebrate our dedication, passion, and appreciation for companies that care

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The Bass Connection with Pro Point Fishing Lures

Pro Point Fishing Lures – 2016 Summer Bass Fishing

  Pro Point Fishing Lures, one of The Bass Connection’s sponsors, innovates on a daily basis, creating realistic, high-volume-catching, big-bass-catching fishing lures.  This summer you absolutely should experiment with a few new baits, adding quality lures to your arsenal. Take, for instance, the original Crunch Minnow, which is engineered for a realistic aesthetic appearance and

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The Bass Connection

Lake Fork Trophy Lures: LFT Flipper Part 2

  The Bass Connection (TBC) has been telling fellow anglers – men and women, young and old – about the Lake Fork Trophy Lures LFT Flipper for months.   It has become a dominate soft bait for flipping, pitching, hopping, and dragging (as well as a jig trailer on ledges in warmer months, coupled with

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The Original Rod Sox: Protect Your Fishing Rods 2016

  Jeremy Williams and fishing partner Kyler Taylor hooked up with The Bass Connection friends Shane Fields and Phillip Lunceford for the last regular season tournament in the XFL.   Prefishing proved extremely productive on the Arkansas River for both teams, but Team Shanillip (Shane and Phillip) prevailed to a 21st place finish, cashing a

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The Bass Connection and Kistler Rods

Summer Bass Fishing with KLX Finesse Spinning Rods

  Yes, The Bass Connection consistently promotes the Kistler Rods KLX Series, but that’s for good reason: it dominates the bass fishing industry.   Developed by Trey Kistler (owner of Kistler Rods), with the blanks manufactured at North Fork Composites (a Gary Loomis creation), bass anglers can expect only greatness from this rod series. The

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Lake Fork Trophy Lures LFT Flipper: TBC Part 1

The Bass Connection is a proud supporter of Lake Fork Trophy Lures – one of the leading soft plastics innovators in the world.  They’ve created a few of the top elite soft plastic baits ever made, starting with two fishing baits in particular – the Live Magic Shad and Hyper Stick Worm (both of which

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The Bass Connection

LFT Lures “The Live Magic Shad” in Action: Sardis Lake, OK

  The Live Magic Shad.   Amazing soft bait swimbait.  Dominate YOUR competition. Then again, it’s not a brand new design nor is it a brand new soft bait – except to those who are just now, like right this second, learning of its existence.   Fortunately, for serious tournament anglers not many bass fishermen

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The Bass Connection and Okuma

Okuma Bass Fishing 2016 with The Bass Connection

The Bass Connection was very careful when choosing the right reel sponsor for 2016.  Many of our colleagues, fellow bass anglers, and friends have boasted about Okuma’s Helios Series Reels, and make no mistake, when the opportunity to join Team Okuma Reels presented itself, we jumped on the opportunity.   It’s all about having the

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Rod Protectors

The Original Rod Sox: New TBC Sponsor for 2016

  Competitive bass fishing requires anglers pay attention to the small stuff while fishing or while preparing for a day of fishing.   The reason is simple and easy to comprehend: the small stuff, when things go wrong, turn into lost fish, which turns into lost paychecks.   We’ve all been there, but we can

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The Bass Connection with Kistler Rods

Branding Campaign: Kistler Rods “The Warrior Series” Coming Soon

  In 2015, The Bass Connection set out to help its sponsors create more content, create social media channels on various platforms, and increase existing consumer engagement via new and unique graphic design images, illustrations, posting strategies, promotional staff involvement, and creating full-fledged branding campaigns around new product lines and unfolding company developments. However, in

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