Ken Duke Author

Ken Duke is the Managing Editor of Fishing Tackle Retailer Magazine. He's the former senior editor of B.A.S.S. Publications (2005-14), former senior publicist of B.A.S.S. (2004-05) and former publications editor of Game & Fish Publications (1999-2004). He's also the author of two books on bass fishing and has been published in more than 50 regional and national outdoor magazines.

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Lessons from Japan Part Two

Last week I wrote about some retail tackle shop takeaways from my recent trip to Osaka, Japan, with...

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Lessons from Japan: Part I

I recently had the opportunity to visit the fine folks of Gamakatsu at their international...

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A Christmas Gift



Obsolescence and Opulence

Optimists and Pessimists

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Taking Hospitality Up a Notch with Anglers Inn

I am smitten. Freshly back from Anglers Inn on Lake El Salto in Mexico, I am impressed with the...

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The Summit, Sevierville, and El Salto

For many of you, being on the road for nearly three weeks is no big deal. For me, it’s a classic...