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Megabass sponsors many professional anglers, who fish in the nation’s biggest tournaments.  We routinely keep you up to date on the latest tournament results.

We work hard to create fishing lures that help catch more and bigger fish. Be the first to know when a new Megabass product is launching.

Fine Art Finish

Made by a Meister Fine Art Finish lures are painted on the third floor of the company’s main factory in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture. While printing has long been used by many makers to create realistic finishes, Megabass prefers the artistry inherent in painting. Regardless of lure material, the assembly, polishing, leveling and painting are all …

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NEW MEGABASS LEVANTE RODS

Completely redesigned for 2019, the LEVANTE features material, blank, and component upgrades to deliver a new standard of lightweight, balanced power. 12 models cover the needs of discerning anglers, showcasing Megabass’ commitment to application-specific design and development in North America. Incorporating refinements to taper, balance point, guide positioning and ergonomics, the LEVANTE evolved through countless …

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EVOLUTION IS BEAUTIFUL: NEW OROCHI XX RODS FOR 2018

Since its debut in 2013, the Orochi XX series has embodied the intersection between Japanese rod technology and North American bass fishing. Dedicated to inspiring American anglers to new heights, the Megabass development team constantly pursues new technologies to ensure that each rod continues to earn its place in angler’s hands. With the introduction of …

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MEGABASS APPOINTS RYAN BUTTERMORE AS NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

Megabass of America, the North American arm of Japan’s premier builder of high-end fishing tackle, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Buttermore as National Sales Manager, effective September 1, 2017. Ryan joins Megabass by way of Dick’s Sporting Goods, where he was formerly a buyer in the fishing tackle department. Prior to his …

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DESTROYER® RODS ARRIVE IN NORTH AMERICA

Drawing upon decades of Japanese design evolution and expertise, the long-awaited Destroyer rod begins its journey anew in the United States. First released in Japan in 1996, the Destroyer rod series ushered in an era of unrivaled performance, innovation, and craftsmanship that reverberated throughout the angling world. Built to Japanese specifications, each generation of Destroyer …

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2017: NEW VISION ONETEN COLORS

Introducing four new patterns for the vaunted Vision Oneten Jerkbait! From the semi-transparent metallic finish of the MG SEXY STREAM to the deep, multi-faceted pearls of KAMEYAMA GHOST PEARL and MB GIZZARD, these new patterns have earned their place on the front deck and go-bags of serious anglers. Be sure to check out the video below, to …

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MEGABASS OF AMERICA WELCOMES 30-YEAR VETERAN TO SALES TEAM

Megabass of America, the North American arm of Japan’s premier builder of high-end fishing tackle, is pleased to announce the appointment of Roy Gray as sales representative in the United States, to begin immediately. Roy will manage multiple accounts nationwide, working under National Sales & Product Manager, Kenichi Iida.   “With nearly a decade of …

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Healing Heroes: Anglers learn from service veterans

MADILL, Okla. — It sounded like the opening scene of the movie Saving Private Ryan, said Levi Crawford, in describing the 2010 attack in Afghanistan that nearly took his life. That’s all Crawford could do – hear it, because the initial rocket propelled grenade explosion blinded him when it struck his Buffalo mine-protected vehicle. Source: …

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How Edwin Evers Won the Bassmaster Classic

Ever wonder what it takes to win the biggest bass fishing tournament on the planet? Edwin Evers breaks down his 2016 championship, from preparation, practice, and some tips and techniques to help you be a more successful angler when it’s all on the line! Key takeaways include: How to custom-weight your FlapSlap for cold-water success …

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MEGABASS AND AARON MARTENS PART WAYS AFTER 17 YEARS

Megabass of America, the US arm of Japan’s foremost innovator of premium fishing tackle, confirmed today that after 17 years, Megabass’ title sponsorship of Aaron Martens is ending.   “While we are of course disappointed that our professional relationship will not continue in 2015, we certainly understand Aaron’s decision to pursue a new business opportunity,” …

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CHRIS ZALDAIN ADDS MEGABASS HARDBAITS AND SOFTBAITS TO ARSENAL

Megabass of America, the US arm of Japan’s foremost innovator of premium fishing tackle, announced today that it has expanded its sponsorship of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Chris Zaldain, who will now represent Megabass hardbaits and softbaits in addition to the company’s rods. Zaldain will be the first US angler to represent the company’s extensive …

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MEGABASS OF AMERICA BRINGS KENICHI IIDA ONBOARD TO STRENGTHEN U.S. FOOTPRINT

Megabass of America, the US arm of Japan’s most revered builder of high-end fishing tackle, announced today that it has hired Kenichi Iida, formerly of Shimano America Corp, as a Sales & Product Development Manager, to begin immediately. His role will be multifaceted. In addition to helping the company’s pro-staff conceive and create products suited …

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MEGABASS OF AMERICA MAKES MAJOR U.S. STRIDES

Megabass Signing Ceremony – Yuki Ito and Yuskei Murayama (pictured right)   New subsidiary of Megabass Japan will enhance US distribution Megabass, Japan’s foremost innovator of premium fishing tackle, hereby announces the company’s substantial efforts to increase the visibility and availability of its unparalleled products in the U.S. market. The independent distributor previously known as …

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