Elite Pro Kurt Dove Joins Powell Rods Pro Staff

Novato, Calif. – Keith Bryan and Powell Rods continues to add top names the their already world class pro staff. The latest name to join the list is Bassmaster Elite Series angler Kurt Dove of Fairfax, Va. Dove is in his second season on the Bassmaster Elite Series.

Dove got to know the Powell tradition through experience. “I met Powell’s rep, Brent Brady in February at a sports show, and after meeting him, I bought a Powell 682 casting rod,” Dove said. “It wasn’t long before I found myself changing lures to that rod because I liked it so much.” The relationship with Brady grew, and after getting to know Bryan, Powell’s President, Dove officially joined the Powell family. “I have really come to count on Powell to help me earn my living on the water,” The 34-year-old pro exclaimed. “It was an easy decision to promote something I believed in so much; I am very happy to be on staff with a company I trust.”

Bryan was equally as pleased to welcome Dove to the team. “I have truly enjoyed getting to know Kurt,” Bryan said. “We are committed to continuing our 97 year tradition of quality and performance, and adding quality anglers like him to the team helps keep us moving forward; we look forward to working with Kurt, and being a part of his tournament success.”

Powell Rods is a 97 year-old company with its roots in fly-fishing. In 2005, Powell introduced their Bass Max Series of fishing rods featuring proprietary high modulus graphite Maxumfiber blank material coupled with the world’s highest quality rod building components.

Each Powell rod is the product of many years of rod building experience and the expertise of our design team that couples engineering and angler input; the result is a rod that of exceptional quality and high performance demanded by anglers. The Powell focus is to provide products with the highest quality standards, backed with superior customer service.

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