I was throwing 1oz. football head jigs in a recent tournament. The bite was pretty good, so I had two rods rigged up. One was a 7' Heavy Kistler H2 LTX…
Derek Yamamoto, good guy, Kinami Baits, Austin, TX
Our pro staff contains some of the country's best anglers. Recently, our anglers have had success on both the FLW and the BASS Trails. Make sure to look in each month's newsletter for our pros most recent tour results.
Kistler Pro Staff member, Steve Kennedy, had recent success at the Bassmaster Memorial Tournament help in upstate New York. With Steve's second place finish, he continued to show everyone why he is considered to be one of the hottest anglers on the Bassmasters Elite Trail.
Art Furguson, recently had a strong third place finish on Pickwick Lake in a FLW Series event. Art finished with 56 pounds 9 ounces, to finish just over four pounds out of first place.
Two Kistler Pro-Staff anglers are on their way to the Bassmaster's Classic in February 2008 on Lake Hartwell. Both Steve Kennedy and Alton Jones will fish on this South Carolina lake that should have multiple patterns to fish that time of year. Make sure to cheer them on if you plan on attending the Classic.
Frank Ippoliti won the Bassmaster Southern Open on Wheeler Lake in Alabama. Frank said that he stroked a jig with a Kistler Jig and Toad Rod and threw a rattletrap to secure his win. Frank said this in a Bass Fan interview:
"It was definitely the combination of the rod and reel. The rod was a perfect balance. If the tip was too soft, I wouldn't have been able to get the hook in the fish. And the reel allowed me to pick up the slack line real quickly. I had a lot of confidence with that rod and reel in my hand. It was a big key to my success."
Lance Stringer is a name that you should know. Lance has been appointed Pro Staff Director for Kistler Rods. He has been part of the Kistler Pro Staff for over 8 years. Contact us to reach Lance.