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Hammer Fishing Rods Owner, Shane Cox, Lands Personal Best

I’ve been chasing these bass around for the past 49 years hoping with every cast to persuade a true wall hanger to hit. Today, I broke my personal best with a 11.57 at the scales. Measurements were taken (25 1/2” girth and 20 1/2” long) for a replica mount just before she swam off to hopefully be caught again. These type days are special and having one of my Blue Mountain College anglers, Fisher Overton, on the water with me was sure an extra bonus. We came up just short of the win with a total weight of 26.58, which solidifies the type of outstanding fishery we have in Pickwick.  Rod Used in Catch:  Hammer Elite Series 7’ 11” Double...

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New Year, New School : Ty Cox Continues Success at Kentucky Lake

  Originally Published on www.collegiatebasschampionship.com The differences between fishing a standard five bass limit tournament and a big bass format event are fairly drastic.  In one, you are trying to get bites with consistency, stay in productive areas, and work your way up to the best bag of fish you can catch.  On the other hand, in a big bass event, the goal is to catch just one big fish, and for that fish to be the biggest one in the whole event.  But when you’re catching good numbers of quality fish regularly throughout the day, the differences between the two events cease to exist.  This was the case for the Blue Mountain College Team of Ty Cox and Alden...

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