20
Mar
2013

Jeff Kriet & Mark Zona preview Falcon Lake derby; plus Pundit Picks

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Jeff Kriet & Mark Zona help preview the March 21-24 Bassmaster Elite Series Rigid Industries Falcon Slam.

Also in this episode, FFI hosts Greg Huff, Jason Holmer and Rich Lindgren convene for Pundit Picks, releasing and discussing their roster picks for this tournament.

Podcast index:

  • 08:10Jeff Kriet interview
  • 29:10Bucket E Pundit Picks
  • 33:30Bucket D Pundit Picks
  • 38:20 Bucket C Pundit Picks
  • 42:05Bucket B Pundit Picks
  • 48:20Bucket A Pundit Picks
  • 56:45Mark Zona's "Insider Angle"

Fans who want to watch the second event of the Elite season can come to the Zapata County Public Boat Ramp (3079 County Road, Zapata, TX 78076). Fans can watch the pros take off at 7:15 a.m. CT and weigh their catches beginning at 3:15 p.m. CT. All Bassmaster events are free.

Bassmaster.com will provide extensive coverage of the event all four days. Features include streaming video of the weigh-ins, real-time leaderboards, the Lowrance War Room, blogs and BASSCam video from the water, Toyota Hooked Up! shows and BASSTrakk catch reports. Access to all Bassmaster.com content is free.

The event’s title sponsor is Rigid Industries of Mesa, Ariz., maker of LED lighting products for vehicles and boats; www.rigidindustries.com. The local sponsor is the Zapata County Chamber of Commerce; www.zapatachamber.com.

Scroll down lower on this page for an exclusive interview with former Bassmaster Elite Series emcee Keith Alan, who was onstage in 2008 as all those giant Falcon bass were weighed in!

Bassmaster.com fantasy fishing columnist  "Web Guy Greg" Huff hosts "Fantasy Fishing Insider." Co-hosts are Rich Lindgren of Rich's Bassin' Blog and Jason Holmer of Bass Utopia. Like or don't like the podcast? Have a suggestion for a guest? Leave us a comment! Are you a fishing-industry insider and would like to be a guest? Would you like to advertise on the show? Email Greg at greghuff at mac.com.

"Fantasy Fishing Insider" is also available on iTunes. Episodes are also embedded into Greg's Bassmaster fantasy fishing column and blog posts at fantsyfishinginsider.com and bassutopia.com. You can follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider"on Facebook and Twitter.

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19
Mar
2013

Falcon Lake Fantasy Fishing Preview (Pt. 1)

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A Zapata-area bait shop manager and a Texas fisheries biologist help preview the March 21-24 Bassmaster Elite Series Rigid Industries Falcon Slam.

Podcast index:

  • 00:55 – "Inside Angle" – FFI hosts Greg Huff and Jason Holmer review the 2008 Falcon Lake tournament and discuss how the lake is likely to fish differently this year. Also, Holmer explains how to "beat off bass zombies." Yep, that's a direct quote.
  • 08:05Mystery Tackle Box "Lay of the Lake," Interviews featuring Hugo the Assistant Bait Shop Manager (at 9:25). Huff and Holmer cold call a Zapata-area bait shop, fishing for information about current conditions on Falcon. Also in this segment, Texas Parks and Wildlife Division Fisheries Biologist Randy Myers (at 13:30)
  • 22:15"Lay of the Lake" pt. 2 – Huff and Holmer discuss the type of cover and structure on Falcon and what tactics and patterns will likely be the most successful on it. And we talk about Aaron Martens making donkey noises ... So, there's that.

Fans who want to watch the second event of the Elite season can come to the Zapata County Public Boat Ramp (3079 County Road, Zapata, TX 78076). Fans can watch the pros take off at 7:15 a.m. CT and weigh their catches beginning at 3:15 p.m. CT. All Bassmaster events are free.

Bassmaster.com will provide extensive coverage of the event all four days. Features include streaming video of the weigh-ins, real-time leaderboards, the Lowrance War Room, blogs and BASSCam video from the water, Toyota Hooked Up! shows and BASSTrakk catch reports. Access to all Bassmaster.com content is free.

The event’s title sponsor is Rigid Industries of Mesa, Ariz., maker of LED lighting products for vehicles and boats; www.rigidindustries.com. The local sponsor is the Zapata County Chamber of Commerce; www.zapatachamber.com.

Scroll down lower on this page for an exclusive interview with former Bassmaster Elite Series emcee Keith Alan, who was onstage in 2008 as all those giant Falcon bass were weighed in!

Bassmaster.com fantasy fishing columnist  "Web Guy Greg" Huff hosts "Fantasy Fishing Insider." Co-hosts are Rich Lindgren of Rich's Bassin' Blog and Jason Holmer of Bass Utopia. Like or don't like the podcast? Have a suggestion for a guest? Leave us a comment! Are you a fishing-industry insider and would like to be a guest? Would you like to advertise on the show? Email Greg at greghuff at mac.com.

"Fantasy Fishing Insider" is also available on iTunes. Episodes are also embedded into Greg's Bassmaster fantasy fishing column and blog posts at fantsyfishinginsider.com and bassutopia.com. You can follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider"on Facebook and Twitter.

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    18
    Mar
    2013

    Falcon Lake Big Bass Bonanza Especial with Keith Alan

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    Former Bassmaster Elite Series emcee Keith Alan reminisces about the Big Bass Bonanza he witnessed when the Elite Series visited Falcon Lake in 2008.

    Keith's latest project is producing "Lured," a fishing/adventure/travel show featuring famed angler/lure designer/renaissance man Patrick Sebile. See it here.

    Fans who want to watch the second event of the Elite season can come to the Zapata County Public Boat Ramp (3079 County Road, Zapata, TX 78076). Fans can watch the pros take off at 7:15 a.m. CT and weigh their catches beginning at 3:15 p.m. CT. All Bassmaster events are free.

    Bassmaster.com will provide extensive coverage of the event all four days. Features include streaming video of the weigh-ins, real-time leaderboards, the Lowrance War Room, blogs and BASSCam video from the water, Toyota Hooked Up! shows and BASSTrakk catch reports. Access to all Bassmaster.com content is free.

    The event’s title sponsor is Rigid Industries of Mesa, Ariz., maker of LED lighting products for vehicles and boats; www.rigidindustries.com. The local sponsor is the Zapata County Chamber of Commerce; www.zapatachamber.com.

    Bassmaster.com fantasy fishing columnist  "Web Guy Greg" Huff hosts "Fantasy Fishing Insider." Co-hosts are Rich Lindgren of Rich's Bassin' Blog and Jason Holmer of Bass Utopia. Like or don't like the podcast? Have a suggestion for a guest? Leave us a comment! Are you a fishing-industry insider and would like to be a guest? Would you like to advertise on the show? Email Greg at greghuff at mac.com.

    "Fantasy Fishing Insider" is also available on iTunes. Episodes are also embedded into Greg's Bassmaster fantasy fishing column and blog posts at fantsyfishinginsider.com and bassutopia.com. You can follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider"on Facebook and Twitter.

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    10
    Mar
    2013

    Bassmaster Elite Series “Sabine River Challenge” Pundit Picks

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    The FFI hosts handicap the Sabine River Challenge field, divulging whom they put on their fantasy fishing rosters and why.

    Podcast index:

    • Inside Angle – starts at 1:00 min.
    • Pundit Picks (AKA "Bucket Time!") – starts at 11:00 min.
      • Bucket E – starts at 13:40 min.
      • Bucket D – starts at 20:00 min.
      • Bucket C – starts at 23:35 min.
      • Bucket B – starts at 28:00 min.
      • Bucket A – starts at 32:20 min.

    The Elite Series Sabine River Challenge launches Thursday, March 14, at 7 a.m. Weigh-ins will be webcast live every day of the tournament, beginning at 3:15 p.m. here.

    Bassmaster.com fantasy fishing columnist  "Web Guy Greg" Huff hosts "Fantasy Fishing Insider." Co-hosts are Rich Lindgren of Rich's Bassin' Blog and Jason Holmer of Bass Utopia. Like or don't like the podcast? Have a suggestion for a guest? Leave us a comment! Are you a fishing-industry insider and would like to be a guest? Would you like to advertise on the show? Email Greg at greghuff at mac.com.

    "Fantasy Fishing Insider" is also available on iTunes. Episodes are also embedded into Greg's Bassmaster fantasy fishing column and blog posts at fantsyfishinginsider.com and bassutopia.com. You can follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider"on Facebook and Twitter.

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    10
    Mar
    2013

    Brent Chapman, Greg Hackney & Kevin Short preview the “Sabine River Challenge”

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    Brent Chapman, Greg Hackney & Kevin Short preview the Bassmaster Elite Series Sabine River Challenge, which kicks off the 2013 Elite Series regular season, March 14-17.

    Also, FFI hosts Greg Huff and Jason Holmer break down the Sabine River system in the Mystery Tackle Box "Lay of the Lake."

    Podcast index:

    • Mystery Tackle Box "Lay of the Lake" – starts at 3:10
    • Pro Pointers: Greg Hackney – starts at 16:10
    • Pro Pointers: Kevin Short – starts at 40:21
    • Pro Pointers: Brent Chapman – starts at 1:09:45

    The Elite Series Sabine River Challenge launches Thursday, March 14, at 7 a.m. Weigh-ins will be webcast live every day of the tournament, beginning at 3:15 p.m. here.

    "Fantasy Fishing Insider" is also available on iTunes. Episodes are also embedded into Greg's fantasy fishing column at bassmaster.com, and blog posts at fantsyfishinginsider.com and bassutopia.com. You can follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider"on Facebook and Twitter.

    Like or don't like the podcast? Have a suggestion for a guest? Leave us a comment! Are you a fishing-industry insider and would like to be a guest? Would you like to advertise on the show? Email Greg at greghuff at mac.com.

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