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061 – How It’s Done with Kyle Jenkins
18th June 2018 • Tell Tale Fisherman • John Woodson
00:00:00 00:43:00

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If you love something this much, you can’t fail at it …

Guest Profile

Kyle Jenkins serves in the Coast Guard and is no stranger to the water. His love for fishing began at an early age. While being in the Coast Guard took him away from fishing for a time, he came back to it with a vengance. So much so that he spent two years fishing the Bassmaster Open tournament circuit. Not only did he get to meet his idol Gerald Swindle, he got to fish with an learn from other Bassmaster Pros like Matt Lee and Tommy Martin. In this episode, we talk about the incredible experiences he had fishing as a Bassmaster Open co-angler. Plus, he shares an epic day where he put all he has learned together for a serious smackdown on smallies!

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Fishing experience

Kyle’s passion is bass fishing. He has logged a lot of hours fishing with some vary famous tournament anglers in some very famous lakes as a Bassmaster Open co-angler. The Harris Chain, Smith Lake, Chickamauga Lake, and the list goes on. You’ll hear Kyle’s take on all of these famous lakes in this episode.

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Kyle Jenkins with some epic bass catches from around the U.S.


Kyle’s epic day of fishing takes place on Cochnewagon Pond in Monmouth, Maine. He also shares several stories from fishing as a Bassmaster Open co-angler on many other famous lakes.

Catch of the Day

Largemouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass

Bassmaster Open Co-Angler

To hear more about Bassmaster Elite Series pros, check out Episode 055 with Kevin Van Dam.


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About TTF Podcast

The Tell Tale Fisherman® podcast is the place for all avid anglers (not just guides and tournament professionals) to share their fishing story of a lifetime and become fishing legends. Fresh water or salt water, middle of the ocean or middle of a stream, on this fishing podcast we are on a quest to catch the most EPIC fishing adventures from around the world—to inspire yours!

If you are an avid angler, we would LOVE to have you as a guest on the show. So, if you love to fish, and find yourself often sharing your fishing pictures or talking fishing with other anglers, then you are EXACTLY the type of guest (and listener!) this show is all about. On this fishing podcast we want to hear from ALL avid anglers – not just pros and guides (although we love them too!). Join us on this quest to catch the greatest fishing stories in the world.

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