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Pro Tips Weekly: Kevin Hawk

Pro Tips Weekly: Kevin Hawk

Anytime I find myself throwing a topwater lure in clear water I like to use a braided line with monofilament leader. It allows me to make extra-long casts with a 7-foot baitcaster, which means that I don’t get so close to fish that I spook them in the clear water. The no-stretch braid also enables me to make surer hooksets despite the long distance. READ MORE »

Hawk circles back for storybook ending

Hawk circles back for storybook ending

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – When Kevin Hawk qualified for the Cup back in October 2009, he knew at that moment he wanted to become a full-time professional bass fisherman. With the economy lagging and sponsorships scarce, he picked up his bags and moved from Ramona, Calif., to Buford, Ga. His goal was to win the 2010 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier and use the money to launch his career. Nine months later he accomplished that mission in front of a capacity Gwinnett Arena crowd. READ MORE »