Tournament Class Rigs – Boat Show Issue 2018

Tournament Class Rigs
Equipment and Features to Consider to Get in the Game
by Eric Labaupa
As published in Boat Show Issue 2018 Hooked Magazine
March Madness affectionately describes the frenzy of action during ice fishing prime time. It also accurately describes the angst many open water tournament anglers feel at this time of year as they eagerly await […]

By |May 3rd, 2018|as published in Hooked Magazine 3|0 Comments

Winning Elements of Tournament Fishing – Spring Issue 2017

Winning Elements of Tournament Fishing
by Eric Labaupa
As published in Spring 2017 Hooked Magazine
With the open water angling season now upon us, so too begins the annual competitive fishing calendar in this part of the country. No sooner than the exact day the season commences in southern Manitoba, does the very first tournament of the year […]

By |May 1st, 2018|as published in Hooked Magazine 2|0 Comments

G Loomis Skeleton Cup

Opening Day Tournament Provides a Fun and Difficult Day on the Water

by Steve Sasaki

As I sit here on a rainy Saturday organizing my tackle daydreaming of fiery top water Smallmouth Bass action, I can’t help but ponder what my upcoming fishing season has in store for me.  The first event for the tournament bass season […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MBA Fundraiser

Spring Fling

By Steve Sasaki

As we finally shake off winter and welcome in spring, things in the fishing world are buzzing with excitement!  Lakes are thawing at a rapid rate, boats are getting maintained, reels being re-spooled with fresh line and the Manitoba Bass Anglers host their annual “Beer and A burger” fundraising event at Tavern […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Competitors gearing up for the Falcon Lake Walleye Masters Cup

The second annual Falcon Lake Walleye Masters Cup goes down in less than a week.  This year’s field at the second stop of the Central Walleye Trail is at a whopping 63 boats.  The competition is sure to be tough and anglers will need to pull out all of the stops to finish in the […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Angler Team Profile – Jerry Kruczek and Peter Rogalka

This interview was originally published on June 3, 2014.  Jerry and Peter went on to have an outstanding season capped off by capturing the Team of the Year points title on the Central Walleye Trail.

Tournament season is underway in the Manitoba and Northwest Ontario region.  The first walleye event is a big one as the […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

Angler Profile – Jeff Gustafson

This interview was originally published on July 17, 2014.  ‘Gussy’ is halfway through another season on the FLW tour.  Keep track of his progress on

Ask anyone around these parts to name the top local bass angler and the name Jeff Gustafson will be mentioned more often than not.  The Keewatin, Ontario product has been […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments