Ott DeFoe joins Mossy Oak Fishing Team


James Overstreet

WEST POINT, Miss. - Mossy Oak has added professional bass fisherman Ott DeFoe to the Mossy Oak Fishing Team.

Established this year in conjunction with the launch of Mossy Oak Elements, the Mossy Oak Fishing Team is growing with bassmasters KevinVanDam and Gerald Swindle and saltwater fisherman Mark Davis already on board.

"We're excited to have Ott on the Mossy Oak Fishing Team," said Ben Maki, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President for Mossy Oak. "He's an accomplished angler with a love for all things outdoors. He will make a great representative for Mossy Oak on and off the water."

DeFoe won the 2011 Bassmaster All-Star Champion and Rookie of the Year award and has competed in Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Elite, FLW and MLF tournaments. He has 25 top-ten Bassmaster finishes, winning the Mississippi River Elite Series tournament in 2016 and the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open on Douglas Lake in 2017.

"Mossy Oak is a household name and their loyalty to the outdoors is deeply rooted," said DeFoe. "I'm very humbled and excited to be joining such an amazing team! I look forward to wearing their Elements pattern on the Elite Series."