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Bass Anglers Name Minn Kota’s Talon

RACINE, Wis. – Minn Kota’s Talon has been named Favorite Shallow Water Anchoring System in the 2014/Game & Fish/Sportsman/Readers’ Choice Awards. More than 2,000 experienced bass anglers were surveyed for the award with Talon receiving over 60 percent of the vote to easily obtain the top spot in its category.


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“We are extremely honored that Talon has received this recognition from/Game & Fish/Sportsman/readers,” said Minn Kota® Talon Product Manager Brad Henry. “Talon was designed with the feedback of serious anglers. We know they put Talon to the ultimate test, so their approval is the most important thing to us. We are pleased that our customers agree that Talon Shallow Water Anchors have lived up to Minn Kota’s reputation for innovation and quality design.”

The/Game & Fish/Sportsman/survey polled both print and online readers. The survey found two in five respondents caught more than 50 bass in the past year, with an overall average of 34 bass caught. The survey also found that voting anglers fished an average of 42 days last year, and 37 percent considered themselves to be advanced or expert bass anglers.

For more information on the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, go to

To see how Talon holds up to rigorous testing against flamethrowers, shotguns, cage fighters and more, visit the Talon Torture Chamber –

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