Mark Rose isÂ the first-ever FLWer to win back to back events. Two weekends back it was the Guntersville FLW, this weekend it was the Travis, TX FLW. Here’s a shot of his actual baits:
Combo of info from FLW and Bassin’Fan:
> Main pattern: Deep stair-step ledges off points, as deep as 50′!! Used 3/4- (less than 30′) and 1-oz Strike King Tour Grade Football Jigs (gp), Rage Craw (gp), 15-lb Seaguar Tatsu fluoro, 7′ 2″ heavy Lew’s Custom Pro Speed Stick Ledge Series Rod (jig/worm casting), Team Lew’s Magnesium Speed Spool casting reel (7.5:1).
> Suspended bass: Unnamed 6″ paddletail swimbait (shad) on a 1-oz Strike King Squadron Head, 17-lb Seaguar InvizX fluoro, 7â€™6â€ heavy Lew’s Custom Pro Speed Stick Ledge Series Swimbait Rod, same reel.
> Pitching docks in afternoons: Strike King Rage Bug (blue craw), 4/0 Mustad Wide Gap KVD Grip Pin worm hook, 5/16-oz Strike King Tour Grade Tungsten weight, 20-lb, Seaguar InvizX, same rod and reel as swimbait.
Word is the new Lew’s Ledge Series rods Mark designed and has been crushing it with will be out in May.
February 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm
Mark’s best “weapon” was that Wonderful Black Book he had laying on the deck with his rod & reels.