SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.
Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.
Elite Series pro angler Tim Horton's Fishing For Kids charity let's the kids have All the FUN.
Lew's announced today the signing of two-time Elite Series champion and Bassmaster Classic qualifier Kevin Short. Short will use the Lew's Speed Spool and Speed Spin line of reels during competition on the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bassmaster Opens, and FLW EverStart Series during 2011.
Uncle Ray's Potato Chips are proud to announce Bassmaster Elite Series professional angler Jeff Kriet has signed on as the spokesperson of the company. Kriet will display Uncle Ray's branding as the primary image on his boat wrap for the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series. This relationship marks Uncle Ray's first foray into the sport of bass fishing.
In time for his second season as a Bassmaster Elite Series pro Scott Ashmore of Broken Arrow, Okla., penned an agreement with Kershaw Knives
Berkley and Abu Garcia have signed Brandon Palaniuk, the young champ of the 2010 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Championship who exercised his option to join the 2011 Elite Series.
Jewel Bait Co. announces the addition of Bassmaster Elite Series angler Scott Rook to its pro staff. The Little Rock, Ark.-based angler is considered one of the top jig fishermen in the country and has a long list of successes over his fishing career that he is quick to attribute to Jewel products.
Rugged Shark is proud to announce the signing of tournament bass fishing prodigy Bradley Roy, the youngest angler to enter the professional ranks of the Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series and the 2010 Rookie of the Year!
Tim Horton joins Duckett Fishing's 2011 professional staff.
PowerTeam Lures signs Travis Manson for the 2011 season.