Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Doug Hannon Dead at 66.

(Photo: BASS)
Doug Hannon, "The Bass Professor," died at his home in Tarpon Springs, Fla., on Friday, March 29, following complications from surgery. His wife Lynn, lost her battle to cancer in 2006. They had no children. Doug is survived by brother and sister. 

Doug was a writer, big bass specialist, TV host and inventor. Here is sample of few of his great inventions:

  • the Mule Wedge anchor
  • Ninga Prop: a mini four bladed trolling motor prop that works with MotorGuide motors
  • The Snake: A weedless, top-water snake
  • WaveSpin spinning reel 
  • MicroWave spinning rod guides
  • Hannon's Moon Clock
  • Lunar fishing table
Doug was a big bass master who worked the clear rivers, pods and lakes of central Florida. His largest bass was 17 pounds. 

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