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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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Tambaqui Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Colossoma macropomum
Other Fish Species Names: Pacu, Black pacu, Black-finned pacu, Giant pacu, Cachama and Gamitana
Regions Fished: South America
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

The tambaqui is the largest characin of South America. The tambaqui is found in the Amazon and Orinoco basins in its wild form. However, its pisciculture form largely distributed in South America.


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