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MLF Pros:

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DEAN ROJAS

HOMETOWN: LAKE HAVASU, AZ
AGE: 48 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: RESTORING OLD MUSTANGS, BOAT RACING, AND MOTOCROSS
FAVORITE TECH: FLIPPING AND FROGGING
FAVORITE BAIT: ROJAS FIGHTING FROG, CANE THUMPER, WARMOUTH, AND FROGS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: CLASSIC-13 TOP 10’S-38 WINS-4, 2001 FLORIDA BASSMASTER TOP 150 WINNER, 2001, LOUISIANA BASSMASTER TOP 150 WINNER, 2008, CHAMPIONS CHOICE LAKE ONEIDA WINNER, 2011, TROKAR BATTLE ON THE BAYOU WINNER, LARGEST 5 FISH BASS HISTORY 45-2, BASS MILLION DOLLARS CLUB, AND BASS CENTURY CLUB.
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RUSS LANE

HOMETOWN: PRATTVILLE, AL
AGE: 47 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: FISHING AND HUNTING
FAVORITE TECH: FLIPPING
FAVORITE BAIT: YO DADDY, YOMAMA, COONTAIL, BB KICKER, AND REAL DEAL CRAW
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: MLF TOP TEN RALEIGH, NC 2019, CLASSICS-5 TOP 10’S-13 WINS-1 2010 ELITE POSTSEASON #1 WINNER, 2009 TENN TRIUMPH 3RD PLACE, 2010 4TH PLACE BASSMASTERS CLASSIC, 2ND PLACE 2009 RAMADA CHAMPIONS CHOICE LAKE ONEIDA
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MICHAEL NEAL

HOMETOWN: DAYTON, TN
AGE: 27​
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: FISHING, HUNTING
FAVORITE TECH: OFFSHORE STRUCTURE FISHING
FAVORITE BAIT: BB KICKER, LIMIT MAKER, B2 WORM, 10" KRIET TAIL WORM, & YOMAMA
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: MLF TOP TEN AT LAKE CHICKAMAUGA AND LAKE TOHO 2019, 18 FLW Top 10’s, $527,024 FLW Winnings, 2nd Place Forrest Wood Cup 2016, 2nd Place BASS Open on Chickamauga 2017, 7th FLW AOY Points 2014, 4 time Forrest Wood Cup Qualifier, 2nd Place Pickwick Lake 2014, 3rd Place Guntersville Rayovac 2014, 6th Place Forrest Wood Cup 2013, 3rd Place Chickamauga 2013, 3rd Place Okeechobee 2013, 2012 BFL All-American Qualifier 2011 3 BFL Wins
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MIKE MCClelland

HOMETOWN: BELLA VISTA, AR
AGE: 51 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: HUNTING
FAVORITE TECH: OFFSHORE STRUCTURE FISHING, OFF SHORE STRUCTURE FISHING
FAVORITE BAIT: BATTLE BUG
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 31 TOP 10 FINISHES. 8 WINS INCLUDING 2017 TABLE ROCK CENTRAL OPEN, 2014 TABLE ROCK ELITE SERIES, 2008 HARRIS CHAIN ELITE SERIES, 2007 CLARKS HILL ELITE SERIES, 2006 GRAND LAKE ELITE SERIES
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JEFF KRIET

HOMETOWN: ARDMORE, OK
AGE: 50 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: BOW HUNTING, GOLF, AND SALTWATER FISHING
FAVORITE TECH: FINESSE FISHING , FLIPPING
FAVORITE BAIT: KRIET TAIL WORM, SQUIRREL TAIL WORM, SHAKING SQUIRREL, YOMAMA AND REAL DEAL CRAW
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: CLASSICS-8 TOP 10’S-19 WINS-2 2ND PLACE CLASSIC 2010, 6TH PLACE CLASSIC 2008, 1998 OKLAHOMA INV. WINNER, 2012 ULTIMATE MATCH FISHING CHAMPION, AND BASS MILLION DOLLAR CLUB.

BASSMASTER Pros:

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DREW Cook

HOMETOWN:  QUINCY, FL
AGE: 24 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: HUNTING, FISHING, ANYTHING OUTDOORS 
FAVORITE TECH: FLIPPING, SWIMMING A JIG, AND SIGHT FISHING  
FAVORITE BAIT: ROJAS FIGHTING FROG IN TILAPIA MAGIC 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: QUALIFIED THROUGH THE CENTRAL OPENS IN FIRST YEAR WITH A 3RD PLACE FINISH AT TOHO AND 2ND PLACE FINISH AT RED RIVER. 2019 ELITE SERIES ROY WITH 3 TOP 20S.
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DREW benton

HOMETOWN:  PANAMA CITY, FL
AGE: 24 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: BOW HUNTING 
FAVORITE TECH: SIGHT FISHING AND TOPWATER 
FAVORITE BAIT: FIGHTING FROG 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2016 ELITE SERIES ROY, 2018 ELITE SERIES CHAMP
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jake whitaker

HOMETOWN: FAIRVIEW, NC
AGE: 28 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: FISHING WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS, TRAVELING TO NEW PLACES WITH MY WIFE!
FAVORITE TECH: TOPWATER
FAVORITE BAIT: TRICK STICK, 3.3" PRO SWIMMER, TOUR TOAD BUZZ
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2014 Bassmaster College National Champion, 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series Rookie of the Year, 3x Bassmaster Classic Qualifier
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pat schlapper

HOMETOWN: SPOONER, WI
AGE: 38 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: BOWHUNTING, UPLAND BIRD HUNTING
FAVORITE TECH: FISHING OFFSHORE STRUCTURE
FAVORITE BAIT: SHAKING SQUIRREL, SOFT SUPER SALT TRICK STICK, CRAW TUBE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S Nation Champion 2021 Bassmaster Elite Series Qualifier 2021 Bassmaster Classic Qualifier
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HARVEY HORNE

HOMETOWN: BELLA VISTA, AR
AGE: 43 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: HUNTING AND TRAVELING WITH HIS FAMILY
FAVORITE TECH: FLIPPING AND PUNCHING
FAVORITE BAIT: ROJAS FIGHTING FROG IN CANDY GRASS, NECKO WACKY STICKS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: WINNER OF THE 2018 BASS PRO SHOPS CENTRAL OPEN AT THE ARKANSAS RIVER
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CLIFF PIRCH

HOMETOWN: PAYSON, AZ
AGE: 43 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: SHED HUNTING FOR ELK ANTLERS & ARCHERY HUNTING
FAVORITE TECH: FLIPPING A JIG OR SIGHT FISHING
FAVORITE BAIT: SWIMMING CRAW TUBE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: 6 TIME BASSMASTER CLASSIC QUALIFIER, 3 TIME US OPEN CHAMPION, 3 2ND PLACE FINISHES AND 10 TOP TEN FINISHES AS A BASSMASTER ELITE ANGLER
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GARRETT PAQUETTE

HOMETOWN: CANTON, MI
AGE: 24 
OCCUPATION: ELITE ANGLER
HOBBIES: SALMON FISHING
FAVORITE TECH: OFFSHORE STRUCTURE FISHING
FAVORITE BAIT: PRO SWIMMER
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: BASSMASTER CLASSIC QUALIFIER, BASS OPENS CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER, 4 TOP TENS, 3 TIME FLW COSTA QUALIFIER