Revisiting where the Tour First Started!
The third tourney on Coon Lake was presented by Jason Mitchell Elite Series rods with winners to be awarded these fine rods along with the usual cash prizes.
As stated in the pre-tourney notice, the Minnesota Bass Tour hasn’t visited this body of water since our first-ever event 8 years ago and the results back then weren’t anything overly impressive. As the day approached, anglers weren’t expecting much different from that event given the pressure the lake has received,
The Coon Lake Tournament presented by Jason Mitchell Elite Series Rods!
For those that like trivia, here’s a question:
Name the body of water that held the first-ever MN Bass Tour tourney when it began 8 seasons ago.
Well, I suppose not a tough question given the post’s title, but to answer, it is indeed Coon Lake!
Tourney #3 brings us to this northern Anoka county lake where “The Tour” all began.
(This recap was written by Jeremy Abbott of the Bass Whisperers)
A Clash Like No Other!
The second stop for the 2018 Minnesota Bass Tour season brought us to Clearwater Lake sponsored by Sunline. Anglers were fishing for the usual prize money and Team of the Year points, but also an extensive prize pack of Sunline Fishing line!
The “Clearwater Clash” is always a tournament that anglers and fans look forward to as soon as it is announced as part of the schedule.
And typically, the city of Annandale sees a mini-boon leading up to the big day at the various shops, restaurants and motels in the area.
The Clearwater Clash presented by Sunline!
Tourney #2 brings us to the familiar waters of Clearwater Lake located in Annandale, MN and is being presented by our Gold Sponsor Sunline Fishing, maker of some of the best fishing line out there!
This will mark the fifth time the Tour has been to Clearwater and has resulted in
The 2018 season officially started as 14 teams descended to East and West Rush Lake sponsored by Quantum Fishing! The weather turned cold from previous days, with air temps down to the low 60’s and a blustery NW wind at 10 mph – 20 mph wind. Never seems to fail getting the tougher conditions come tournament days, right?
But challenging our mental attitude and learning to catch them in those conditions continues to make us better anglers!
For many fans of the Minnesota Bass Tour, the first tournament once again allowed them to get up close