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Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company #14012655 05/27/21 09:23 PM
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Noticed Caleb Kuphall's title sponsor is Piscifun (kastking type company) reels. In bassmaster's top lures article, he was clearly holding up 3 lew's reels. I can understand using non-sponsors baits, but reels are another story. These reels must really suck when the top pro they sponsor won't even use their products. But who knows, maybe the contract stipulates he can use other reels.

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Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14012687 05/27/21 10:17 PM
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That's funny. Piscifun probably does suck especially for his caliber of fishing. I'm pretty sure they are mainly an amazon company.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14012714 05/27/21 10:45 PM
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Would be interesting to know the real story. Piscifun had a story saying that Kuphall had used their “blank blank” reel the majority of the time.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14012920 05/28/21 02:21 AM
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He wasn't using their rods either! sarcastic


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Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14012922 05/28/21 02:23 AM
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This is a travesty

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14012979 05/28/21 03:05 AM
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That guy is the future of BASS, this is more hilarious than when Cliff Pace won the Classic

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: SC-001] #14012995 05/28/21 03:23 AM
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Originally Posted by SC-001
That guy is the future of BASS, this is more hilarious than when Cliff Pace won the Classic




Not sure if he’s the future or not, but even KVD was a nobody when he started.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: SC-001] #14013327 05/28/21 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by SC-001
That guy is the future of BASS, this is more hilarious than when Cliff Pace won the Classic


How many have you won? That's what I thought.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14013332 05/28/21 01:56 PM
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I can't believe grown men are concerned about this ....... SMH


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Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14013335 05/28/21 01:59 PM
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Oh the shame of it. Take the win away and kick him off the tour. I'm woke and triggered by this.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14013387 05/28/21 02:19 PM
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it's common in the golf world for an equipment sponsor to require a pro to carry one or two items in the bag. I don't remember the pro, but he had an equipment deal and the equipment sucked, so he carried one club that never saw the light of day. but he had his sponsorship deal.

Tiger Woods had a titleist sponsorship deal early in his career but he played with Miura irons out of Japan. Titleist found a way to slap a label on the clubs for appearance purposes. no harm no foul.

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Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: texasfisherman1] #14013393 05/28/21 02:24 PM
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Does anyone know the details of his contract with Piscifun? Does it call for him to use their reels? Guessing no one here has a clue.

Gut hooked - don't forget Tiger also uses a Ping grip yet never sponsored by them.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: 2014NITROZ-7] #14013515 05/28/21 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by 2014NITROZ-7
Oh the shame of it. Take the win away and kick him off the tour. I'm woke and triggered by this.


Nothing woke or "triggering," about pointing out a big contradiction. Just as the left has diluted the term "racism," to mean anything they don't like. Using the terms 'woke and triggering' when not applicable will dilute them as well.

Re: Caleb Kuphall won using lews, title sponsor is another reel company [Re: gut hooked] #14013527 05/28/21 04:21 PM
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I don't really have issue with pro using non-sponsors products. I do have a problem with the pro or company blatantly lying about using certain products when they weren't.

Gut hooked - deception and lying doesn't fall in the camp of no harm, no foul for most people

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Originally Posted by texasfisherman1
I don't really have issue with pro using non-sponsors products. I do have a problem with the pro or company blatantly lying about using certain products when they weren't.

Gut hooked - deception and lying doesn't fall in the camp of no harm, no foul for most people

That's why I brought up the Cliff Pace deal, the stink eye Zona gives him at the end of that 2013 Classic show is priceless.

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