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Gene Ellison: 2014 My Fishing Outlook

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December 13, 2013
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Gene EllisonLooking ahead to 2014, here’s what I’d like to see in the coming year:

Habit to Break:

In 2014, I need to break the habit of trying to place the fish where and at what depth I think they should be. In this regard, the solution for me will be to search areas I think the fish will be, and to fish from shallow to deep, and from the top of the water column to the bottom, and let the fish tell me where they are!

Introducing New Anglers:

Introducing new anglers to fishing is the most important thing I do every year.  By teaching seminars at Bass Pro Shops locations, I get to encourage new anglers to get out into the great outdoors and enjoy themselves and their family!

New Locales:

I have always wanted to take a “non-tournament” fishing trip and stay at Lake Eufaula for a week … maybe in 2014!

New Techniques:
This year, I am going to dedicate time on the water every day to learn “swimbait” techniques. Swimbait fishing will not catch a lot of fish during a day, but it will catch outstanding quality!

In 2014, I am also going to learn how to fly fish. I already have booked three guided trips for 2014!

Wishing you a happy New Year!

by Gene Ellison

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Gene Ellison
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Home: Lynnfield, Massachusetts
Family:
(wife) Kate, (daughters) Julie &Colleen, (son) Phillip
Hobbies:
Physical Fitness, Boston Sports Teams, NASCAR, Auburn Football, Music
Boat:
Nitro Z-9, Mercury 250 Optimax Pro XS, Humminbird Electronics, Minn Kota Fortrex Trolling Motor & Talons, HydroWave

Angling Stuff

Favorite Technique: Crankbaits, Jigs, Drop shot, Carolina Rig, Swimbaits, Texas Rig
Fishing Strength: Deep Clear Water, Bad Weather Conditions
Favorite Lake: Lake Champlain, NY
Favorite Species Fished: Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass
Likes to Fish: Lake Champlain, NY: Lake Winnepasuakee, NH; Sebago Lake, ME

Career Highlights

Fishing professionally 9+ years
5 1st Place tournament finishes
14 top 10 tournament finishes
Executive Director of the PAA
Designed and ran the wildy successful 1st PAA Texas Bass Classic Tournament on Lake Fork, Texas
PAA Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding dedication and achievements in promoting the sport of Bass fishing and leadership in building the PAA and uniting all professional anglers.

 



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