Category Archives: Tournaments

Pro Point Fishing Lures “The Bug” with The Bass Connection

      It’s insane how quickly fishing products become popular: one win there, one win there … A few reports of catching larger-than-life bass and, well, all of sudden a new bait grabs the attention of anglers all over the world.   The new “The Bug” soft plastic craw-creature bait by Pro Point Fishing

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Bass Fishing with Team Kistler on Arkansas River

We call him P-Dub Miyagi Lunceford.   He’s the Oklahoma stick with a thunderous hookset and he’s no stranger to pushing the limits, especially when it comes to locating difficult-to-find bass.   Phillip recently went in some seriously backwater areas and found himself stuck a few times, but, hey, at the Arkansas River XFL Extreme

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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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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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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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Jeff Wallace Bassin’ with Kistler Rods

An Introduction to Kistler Rods’ Argon and Magnesium 2: Bass Fishing for Largemouth Bass Somewhere hidden, though very accessible, on a well-known lake, into the heart of Louisiana, I explored unfamiliar water territory with a greater emphasis on locating quality largemouth bass.  My previous visits to Lake XYZ (will not disclose information due to a

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Lake Fork – The Bass Connection at the Legends Big Bass Tourney

In mid-May, The Bass Connection represented its sponsors at the annual Legends Boats big bass tournament on Lake Fork, Texas.   With the water a few feet over pool and a tremendous spawn concluding, the majority of lake experienced a burst of post-spawn activity. Hungry, feeding, aggressive Florida-strain largemouth bass, concentrated in spawning flats and

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