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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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Leather Jack Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Oligoplites saurus
Other Fish Species Names: skipjack, leather jack
Regions Fished: Gulf of Mexico and southern Atlantic coast.
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

Voraciously devours small fish and shrimp, often in company with larger predatory species.


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