Team Strader’s Momentum Zooms to the Top

After 17 Forrest Wood Cup appearances and two Bassmaster Classic qualifications, and as he nears the $2 million mark in career winnings, Wesley Strader still just wants to fish. Whether it’s bluegills, catfish, or the bass that pay his mortgage, he said that “the more I fish, the more comfortable I am with my equipment and my mechanics.”

Zoom Pro Brandon Palaniuk Claims Texas Fest Trophy

Congratulations to Zoom Pro Brandon Palaniuk for an incredible tournament and overall victory at the BASS Texas Fest on Sam Rayburn. His top rigs included using a Zoom Magnum Finesse Worm – Green Pumpkin and the Zoom Ol’ Monster – Plum. You can check out the top baits used by the top 12 anglers on