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Poche Joins with Major League Fishing

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TULSA, Okla. - Major League Fishing will double in size in 2014 by adding two events and 24 new anglers. The new events will be sponsored by GEICO.

Called the GEICO Selects, the events will be filmed this year and televised early in 2015 by Outdoor Channel, America’s Leader in Outdoor TV. Prior to their television run, the two events – the Summit Select and the Challenge Select – will be aired as extended-coverage, web-based broadcasts.

- Read more at: http://www.majorleaguefishing.com

Open: Back to basics for Poche

Photo by James Overstreet — Yes, that's Keith Poche sneaking by in the background of this shot, taken on Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 on the Red River. Does young Mr. Poche have an ace up his sleeve?

Photo by James Overstreet — Yes, that’s Keith Poche sneaking by in the background of this shot, taken on Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 on the Red River. Does young Mr. Poche have an ace up his sleeve?

By Andrew Canulette

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. – Keith Poche is considered by more than a few to be one of the top young guns on the Bassmaster Elite Series. He had two top-10 finishes on the circuit in 2011 and then, in 2012, he finished third in the Bassmaster Classic and collected a handsome $42,500 in that event alone. Continue Reading here…

A new spin for stickworms

Photo by Gary Tramontina.  Keith Poche added a spinner to his stickworm to take third place in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Photo by Gary Tramontina.
Keith Poche added a spinner to his stickworm to take third place in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

By Keith Poche

Stickworms have been around since the 1990s, and little has changed with them over all those years. Anglers Texas rig them or wacky rig them, add weight or fish them weightless. No matter how you rig them, though, they catch fish. They’re weedless and snag-resistant and get into the places where bass live and feed. If they have any shortcomings at all it’s that you need to fish them slowly and can’t cover a lot of water with them.

At least that was true until now. Continue reading Keith’s tips here…

Tarter Farm & Ranch and Bassmaster Elite Series pro Keith Poche team up in 2013

The well-known brand Poche grew up with on his Louisiana farm becomes his latest sponsor

DUNNVILLE, Ky.  — The world’s largest manufacturer of farm and ranch equipment is proud to announce they’ve inked a deal with Elite Series pro Keith Poche. Tarter Farm & Ranch is a family owned company and one of the most trusted names and suppliers of American-made farm and ranch equipment since 1945.

“This partnership is a perfect opportunity to represent a company that has made products that I’ve relied on for years,” Poche said. He grew up on a Louisiana farm using Tarter products. His family still depends on them today.

“We had cows and horses — and the Tarter feeders worked perfectly, not to mention their gates and corral panels. I’m proud to work with a company that makes American-made, durable products,” Poche added.

In his 4th year fishing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, fans will see the Tarter Farm & Ranch logo proudly displayed on his boat in competitions. Look for Poche in upcoming Tarter promotional spots as well.

“We carefully choose the people who represent the Tarter brand. Keith has all the qualities we stand for as a company: honesty, integrity, and excellence. Tarter is proud to sponsor him this year,” said Ann Tarter, Executive Vice President of Tarter Farm & Ranch.

About Tarter

Since 1945, Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment has been privately owned and operated by the Tarter family and currently operated by the fourth generation of Tarters. As the largest farm and ranch equipment manufacturer in the nation, they manufacture more than a thousand SKUs across 10 product categories and ship product to dealers in all 50 states and Canada. For more information on Tarter Farm & Ranch Equipment, please visit www.tarterfarmandranch.com.