U.S.A. Bassin Sponsorship

Tonka Tackle & USA Bassin

We are excited to announce a sponsorship deal with the U.S.A. Bassin Tournament Trail – Indiana Glenn Flint Lake Division. This is a brand new division, and part of the larger Grizzly Series in greater Indiana.  Glenn Flint Lake is a popular lake located around 1 hour west of Indianapolis, IN. Tournament anglers will have […]

The Anatomy of a Craw Tube

Anatomy of a Craw Tube

A Dissection of the Craw Tube Reveals: Compact Tube Body:  A solid head and compact body make the Craw Tube an ideal flipping and cover pitching bait. Big Craw Profile:  Big claws get noticed by big bass. Ribbed Body:  Enhanced feel, and agitates the water. Full Skirt:  Adds bulk and subtle, tantalizing action.

Craw Tubes Net a TOC Win

Island Lake Smallmouth

Not long after Kent Mittelstaedt shared his high finish at the TOC on Island Lake, I read a story about the tournament in a Duluth outdoorsman’s blog. I was pleased to read about the winning angler crediting Craw Tubes for many of the smallmouth bass he weighed in. While he didn’t mention our brand specifically, […]

Drop(shot) the Bass a Line!

White Bear Lake Drop Shot

When the summer heat cranks up, I choose to dial down from the heavy rods and line and begin probing the depths with my drop shot rig. Many fishermen will chase big bass lurking under thick milfoil mats, flipping 1 ounce weighted creature baits or heavy jigs on 50 pound braided line and using 8 […]

Lake Audubon Tournament Report

Lake Audubon Bassin

While out practicing for an ABA tournament a few weeks ago, I ran into someone fishing for smallies.  In any state other than North Dakota this would be a normal occurrence. But in North Dakota, for every 100+ walleye anglers you might find one bass angler. We were both someone surprised not only to see […]

Hot Month for Tonka Tackle!

1st Place Medicine Lake - 16lbs

It’s not just the July weather that’s hot.  Tonka Tackle Pro-Staff anglers continued their hot streak this past weekend, with 2 wins, and a 3rd place finish. Medicine Lake To kick things off, Carl Spande had a Lakes Area Bassmasters club tournament on Medicine Lake. While most of the rest of his club beat the […]