Bass Tackle Depot .com Introduces New Pro Fishing Team
Headlined by Elite Series Pro James Niggemeyer
Oroville, Calif. - Bass Tackle Depot .com, a specialty Internet retailer of professional grade bass fishing products announces a newly formed professional bass fishing team. The team will compete on many of the country's most recognized professional bass fishing tournament trails.
Headlining the team will be third year Bassmaster Elite Series pro, James Niggemeyer, of Van, Tex. Niggemeyer is a former Bassmaster Classic Qualifier, and 2006 Bassmaster Southern Tour Angler of the Year, who has two Bassmaster wins and seven top ten finishes en route to more than $300,000 in career earnings.
Niggemeyer will feature a Bass Tackle Depot .com wrap on his Bass Cat Boat that will share space with Bass West USA and APS Payroll throughout the 2009 Bassmaster Elite Series season along with appearances in the Bassmaster Opens, PAA Series and other regional events.
Joining Niggemeyer on the BTD Professional Fishing Team will be former Elite Series competitor Glenn Delong II of Bellville, OH. Delong recently made the switch to the FLW Tour and proved successful in his first foray into FLW Tour competition as he grabbed a 13th place finish at Alabama's Lake Guntersville.
The third member of the 2009 Bass Tackle Depot .com team is 2008 U.S. Open and Stren Series Lake Havasu Champion Justin Kerr of Simi Valley, Calif. Kerr will also display the BTD colors as he competes in FLW Series National Guard Western Division and Stren Series competition in 2009.
The Bassmaster Opens will not be without Bass Tackle Depot representation as Vacaville, Calif. Pro Preston Henson's Bass Tackle Depot emblazoned Suburban can be seen traveling the country in pursuit of qualifying for the Bassmaster Elite Series and the Bassmaster Classic. Henson competed in the Southern Opens in 2007, and nearly earned a berth into the Elites as he finished 7th in the points standings.
Other members of the BTD Professional Fishing Team include FLW Series National Guard Western Division angler Matt Newman of Agoura Hills, Calif., Chad Martin, of Plumas Lake, Calif. A 2008 Stren Series Championship qualifier and FLW National Guard Western Division and Stren Series angler Chris Raza, of Roseville, Calif.
To complement the BTD Professional Fishing Team, Bass Tackle Depot is a believer in the College Bass Fishing movement, and will a part of three northern California college team's support group in 2009. The teams representing Sacramento State University, Chico State University and Sonoma State University will be competing in the FLW College Fishing program Bass Tackle Depot will be a part of their sponsorship group.
The 2009 Bass Tackle Depot Professional Fishing Team will provide comprehensive coverage at each level the sport of bass fishing has to offer. Bass Tackle Depot .com and Bass West USA Magazine will follow the exploits of each of the team members as they compete on their individual trails.
To find out more about the BTD Professional Fishing Team and to view our extensive lineup of bass fishing products, visit www.basstackledepot.com.
Bass Tackle Depot .com is a leading Internet Retailer of premium bas fishing tackle and accessories. Operated by hardcore bass anglers who know what the bass fishing enthusiast requires to pursue their quarry. Bass Tackle Depot .com is the Internet home of brick and mortar establishments, Oroville Outdoors in Oroville, Calif., Clear Lake Outdoors in Lakeport, Calif. and soon to open Delta Outdoors, in Oakley, Calif. Bass Tackle Depot is a part of MAM Marketing Group, which is the parent company of Bass West USA Magazine, Westernbass.com, Westernbass.tv, Swimbaitnation.com and U.S. Anglers Choice tournament trails.
Source: BassTackleDepot (2009-03-04)