Mike Iaconelli

Mike Iaconelli is a southern New Jersey native and fan-favorite professional angler of more than 25 years. ‘Ike’ competes on the Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament Trail and is the only angler to ever win the Bassmaster Classic (2003), Bassmaster Angler of the Year (2006), the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship (1999) and the Bassmaster Kayak Series Tournament (2021). Mike also leads professional anglers with the longest active streak of Bassmaster Classic qualifications with 19 consecutive Classic appearances. In addition to competing at the top level of professional bass fishing, Mike is driven to grow the sport of fishing with his own entertainment, education, and charitable organizations: The Bass University, Ike Live Podcast, Going Ike YouTube Series and The Ike Foundation®. Iaconelli is host of the television show, ‘City Limits’ on the Pursuit Channel, ‘Fish My City with Mike Iaconelli’ on NatGeo Wild and ‘My World with Mike Iaconelli’ on CBS Sports Network.

  • 2003 Bassmaster Classic World Champion
  • 2014 Winner of the BASS Elite Delaware River
  • 2017 & 2019 Winner of the Major League Fishing Summit Cup
  • 2018 2nd in The Major League Fishing General Tire Word Championship
  • 2019 Soner Euro Cup Winner
  • 2021 Bassmaster Kayak Championship
  • 8 First Place Finishes with BASS
  • 10 Major Career Wins
  • 1M+ social media followers

John Crews

John Crews from Salem, Virginia, a Bassmaster Elite Series Pro, is the owner of Missile Baits and lure designer for SPRO. Crews is a veteran angler of almost 20 years. He works at many fishing/ boating and outdoor shows each year as a pro angler and also participates in many fishing industry business and trade events for his company Missile Baits. Crews is an Autism Awareness advocate and participates in many events that shed light on this important cause.

  • 11-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier
  • FLW 2-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier
  • 500k+ social media followers

Ish Monroe

Ish Monroe from Hughson, California, is a professional angler on the BASS circuit. Monroe has fished the Major League Fishing Pro Tour, Bassmaster Elite Series and FLW tournament trails and is known as an expert frog fisherman. He often demonstrates his technique at Bass Pro Shops' circuit of seminars, The Bass University and boat dealership seminars, etc. As a California native and a professional bass angler of over 20 years, Monroe is also an avid saltwater fisherman.

  • 10-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier
  • 54 Top Ten Professional Tournament Finishes
  • FLW 3-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier
  • 150k+ social media followers

Zack Birge

A competitor on the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour, Birge has an impressive resume spanning the last several years. He has had 10 top FLW tournament finishes with three wins, including the 2012 Carhart Bassmaster Collegiate Champion, the 2014 Rayovac FLW Championship, the 2016 FLW Costa Grand Lake Championship and was also the 2015 FLW Rookie of the Year. When not fishing, Zack can be found turkey hunting and highlighting his water fowl passion in his Fowl Militia Films YouTube Series.

  • 2018 FLW Forrest Wood Cup contender
  • 85k+ social media followers

Rick Clunn

Rick Clunn, a four-time Bassmaster Classic Champion, Bass Fishing Hall of Fame inductee and a true legend in bass fishing, will celebrate 50 years in tournament fishing in 2024. Clunn was a Bassmaster Angler of the Year title in 1988, U.S. Open in 1983 and 1986, and the Redman All-American in 1985. While his approach to bass fishing has always been to follow his instincts, he has always been a student and influencer of the mental side of the sport. Still a true competitor at heart at 76 years old, Clunn urges fans and followers to ‘Never accept that all of your best moments are behind you!’.

  • Four-time Bassmaster Classic World Champion
  • 1988 Bassmaster Angler of the Year
  • 1983 and 1986 US Open Champion
  • 1985 Redman All-American
  • 32 Bassmaster Classic appearances
  • 16 First Place Finishes with BASS
  • Over 50k social media followers