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How to Win the Hobie Bass Open

In 2014, New Jersey’s Tom Michael headed south to Kentucky Lake for the inaugural Hobie Bass Open and won it all -including a ticket to the Hobie Fishing World Championship. Last year local angler Tyson Peterson pushed Michael out of the top spot, but Tom proved his mettle when he surged out of his day one 15-spot to seize second place. As the third annual ‘HBO’ approaches, we asked Michael the secrets to his success.