Category: Ultimate Angler Blogs


Florida’s Most Famous Trophy Bass Lake

There is a short list of lakes around the country with a reputation for consistently producing a large number of trophy class largemouth bass.  Year after year, Florida’s famed Lake Okeechobee is at or near the top of that list because of the shear number of trophy class largemouth bass being caught and released. Locally referred to […]


Bass Lure Selection by Season

Bass are among the most sought-after freshwater game fish. Everyone from professional anglers to weekend fishermen spend countless hours trying to discover the magic lure to catch bass every time they fish. But the truth is, there is no single bait that mimics all the forage opportunities bass have throughout the year. Knowing the primary […]


Determination

Determination.  It is truly the only way to accomplish a desired goal, whether it be in life or specifically, as in my case, fishing.  Fishing can be ultimately rewarding to those with the determination to be successful, and infuriating to others that may waiver in their dedication and determination. In a world where success is […]


Sailing Through Summer

Up to date Guatemala Sport Fishing reports with Captain Kiwi Chris Van Leeuwen. See why Guatemala is known as the Sailfish Capitol of the World. FISHING THROUGH JUNE 15th May 29th, the Thor Sheffield group (above) joined us on ALLURE II for one day of fishing and one night down at the Lodge. A mixed […]


10 Ultimate Gifts for Fishermen

A man who loves to fish is a man who loves fishing gear. To a fisherman, there is no such thing as too much tackle or fishing gear, it all has a purpose at some time or place.  Whether the fishing fanatic in your life is a Dad or Grad, this list of the best […]


The Best Bass Fishing Lakes in the U.S.

Wondering where the best place to go bass fishing is? If you’re like me, and you need to satisfy the urge to get your string stretched more frequently than your schedule allows, than the answer might be a golf course or neighborhood pond after work.  Any place I can sneak away for an hour or […]


The World’s Best Bass Fishermen

The bass fishing community has descended upon Alabama for the biggest and best bass fishing event of the year.  Considered the Super Bowl of Bass Fishing, the Bassmaster Classic has 56 contenders vying for the most coveted title in bass fishing…Bassmaster Classic Champion.  This year’s 3-day tournament is being held on what is arguably one […]


The Most Important Thing

There is a lot to reflect on this time of year, and it always helps me put things in perspective. I am thankful for the opportunities I’ve had and for those that lie ahead.  Mostly…I am appreciative of relationships. The most valuable things in life are the people we are surrounded by. They not only […]


This Is Not A Dream

After dreaming of the opportunity for so long, the anticipation of actually fishing the first tournament of my professional career was so great that I drove straight through from Dayton, Ohio to Orlando, Florida in one day! I couldn’t wait to get my new boat on the water and a rod in my hand. Over the next […]


Keith Alan’s Blog: A Man on a Mission

Sgt. Joe Kowalski (USMC, Ret.) is a man on a mission.  The 52-year old, disabled Gulf War Veteran from Cheshire, CT discovered that fishing helped him manage his PTSD.  Once Joe realized how fishing was helping him, he figured it could help other veterans, so he started a fishing outreach program. Named after his lifelong […]

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