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Fishing Rip Rap in Summer with Stephen Browning

Posted by admin on September 10, 2012

For Stephen Browning, the 2009 Elite Series season has been a little rocky. After opening the year with three Top 25 finishes, Browning stumbled in the next three events. However, during the season's seventh event, held on the Mississippi River in Iowa, getting "rocky" actually helped get his season back on track.

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Keying on riprap banks, Browning was one of only two anglers to weigh in a limit all four competition days as he fished his way to fifth place. The Arkansas pro has some pointers when it comes to fishing riprap in summertime. "When I'm fishing riprap in the summer, one of the biggest things that I look for is baitfish around the riprap," explains Browning. "There's always a little algae growing on the rocks, and it gives the baitfish something to feed on." >>> read more