Justin Atkins

Elite Series
Justin Atkins


Years as a full-time pro angler: 6
Signature technique/strength: Throwing a spinnerbait
Home waters: Pickwick Lake
Favorite place to fish: Lake Cumberland
Career highlights: In 2017, Justin won the Forrest Wood Cup, becoming only the third angler in FLW history to win the Cup in their rookie season. In his first season on the Elites, Justin finished second at the 2021 Farmers Insurance Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River.
Did you know: Justin is one of two Elite Series anglers — along with Josh Stracner — who list sleeping as their special talent.
Florence, Alabama
Tessa (wife), Cooper and Mavery (children)
March 3, 1990