February 6, 2013

Our son Jon will be fishing the FLW bass Tournament as a co-angler. Jon is thankful to have some of the best sponsors in the tackle industry helping him out. His main sponsor is Tightlines UV , a plastic company out of Maryville, Mo. They make some real cool baits that reflect the UV light in the water making it just like candy to the Bass. Jon has been fishing for Tightlines for the last three years and has done some filming with them. Last year he went to I-Cast and worked in there booth helping sell the baits. You need to check out their cool baits at

Jon’s rod sponsor is a store out of Evansville, Indiana called American Legacy Fishing Company. At this tournament he will be using Loomis and Shamino rods with Shamino reels. The line that Jon has chosen to use is Sunline in a fluoro-carbon and for his braided line Jon will be using Tuf-Line and some Power Pro. American Legacy Fishing Company carry G. Loomis, Shamino, Dobyns and Diawa with a full line of tackle and fishing line. They have the world’s best fishing gear and unmatched personal service. You can check out their website at

Jon will be fishing with 10 different styles of hooks manufactured by Gamakatsu the world’s sharpest hook. His glass sponsor is Costa Del Mar the most popular polarized glasses on the market.

Jon will be up against 160 anglers for C0-Angler. He will be per-fishing the small mouth bass with Tightlines Pro Kevin Spooner at Lake Okeechobee next week and will fish with a different Pro each day but he must make the cut.

Here is the Tournament Schedule

Lake Okeechobee, Clewiston, Fl. February 7-10

Smith Lake, Jasper, Ala. March 7-10

Beaver Lake, Rogers, Ark. April 11-14

Lake Eufaula, Eufaula,Ala. May 16-19

Grand Lake, Grove, Ok. June 6-9

Lake Chickamuaga, Dayton, Tn. June 27-30

Red River, Shreveport-Bossier City, La. for the Forrest Wood Cup August 15-18





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