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Bass fishing with FLW pro Scott Martin

Racine, WI (June 28, 2016): Legendary FLW pro Scott Martin may be synonymous with Florida bass fishing, but he has a soft spot for New York’s Lake Champlain. It was Champlain where Martin scored one of the first wins of his career, added another in 2009, and topped the field again this June at Plattsburg, New York, on the way to earning over $2.5 million throughout his FLW career. A massive fishery on the border of the U.S. and Canada, Champlain features endless offshore possibilities for smallmouth anglers, as well as vast shallow grass beds in which to ply for largemouth. Typical of most tournaments held there, it was a combination of green and...
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Freshwater Drum Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Aplodinotus grunniens
Other Fish Species Names: shepherd's pie, silver bass, gray bass, Gasper goo, Gaspergou, gou, grunt, grunter, grinder, croaker, sheephead, sheepshead
Regions Fished: North and Central America
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The diet of the freshwater drum is generally benthic and composed of macroinvertebrates (mainly aquatic insect larvae and bivalve mussels), as well as small fish.


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