Anglers will have the opportunity to enhance their bass fishing skills at the Shimano seminars taking place this Saturday – September 20 – at the Bassmaster Angler of the Year Champion event in Escanaba, Mich.

All part of the Bassmaster Fan & Military Appreciation Day Expo at Ludington Park, the Shimano seminars kick-off at noon with B.A.S.S. Elite pro Jonathon VanDam with his ‘It’s Smallmouth Country’ presentation. Elite pro Jared Lintner – who also is competing in the AOY tournament on Bays de Noc, offers ‘Tackle It On Top’ at 12:30pm, followed by a joint presentation – ‘Northern Smallmouth Tactics’  – by TV hosts and accomplished anglers Dave Mercer and Mark Zona.

VanDam will give his seminar again at 1:30pm, with Lintner doing an encore on topwater techniques at 2pm. All the seminars will take place at the Shimano exhibit area in Ludington Park. Additionally, the Shimano Experience Team will have a target course set-up to test you skills with the new Curado 200 baitcasting reels.

For more information on the B.A.S.S. event this Thursday through Sunday in Escanaba, Mich., including tournament weigh-in times and other activities, visit:


John Mazurkiewicz, Catalyst Marketing- 574/289-1331 • c: 574/292-2500 •

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