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Biography

Bernie Schultz is an Elite Series pro and nine-time Classic qualifier. Connect with Bernie on Facebook and his website

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Personal Info

Hometown

Gainesville, 
Florida

Birthdate

September 4, 1954

Family

Kim (wife), Daniel, Trevor (children)

Hobbies

Collecting vintage fishing tackle, surfing

Content

Trends in rod building

Trends in rod building

By Bernie Schultz

It doesn't matter if you’re looking at a rack of rods at your local tackle shop or those offered by an online retailer. Chances are good that at least some of the parts and pieces used to construct...

Our friend Glenn

Our friend Glenn

By Bernie Schultz

After more than 30 years of competing in B.A.S.S. tournaments, I’ve seen a lot of anglers come and go. Some I dig deep to remember, others I’ll never forget.Glenn Browne is one of those that will...

The first Chatterbait

The first Chatterbait

By Bernie Schultz

Few lures have impacted our sport in recent years like the bladed jig. They have undoubtedly redefined our approach to shallow water angling, especially when grass, laydowns or flooded brush...

Media play

Media play

By Bernie Schultz

When we’re not competing in tournaments or working sports shows, many Bassmaster Elite Series pros are busy fulfilling other obligations. That may include special, on-the-water events — some for...

'Hook week' in Daytona

'Hook week' in Daytona

By Bernie Schultz

Mention Daytona to any gearhead, and two monumental events immediately come to mind — Bike Week and Race Week.But for fishing tackle collectors with a different set of gears in mind, there is the...

New directions

New directions

By Bernie Schultz

A few weeks ago, B.A.S.S. hosted a gathering of Bassmaster Elite Series pros at its headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. There were a few reasons for the meeting. The first was to welcome the...

Good year - bad year

Good year - bad year

By Bernie Schultz

When B.A.S.S. announced last season’s Elite Series schedule, I saw a huge opportunity. Nearly every venue played to my skill set. Some were repeat fisheries, others were new, yet all made me feel...

Take a kid collecting

Take a kid collecting

By Bernie Schultz

Kids love stuff. That’s a fact. And it’s a safe bet that any kid who likes fishing also likes the tackle that goes with it.Knowing that, why not take it a step further and introduce them to the...

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