Triton Announces 2013 Pro Team Classic Qualifiers

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- - Fishing Holdings, LLC dba Triton Boats (Triton) is pleased to announce its team that is set to compete in the Bassmaster Classic February 22-24 on Grand Lake, Okla. Included on the list are previous Bassmaster Classic Champions, the 2012 Bassmaster Angler of the Year and several Elite Series title holders.

The 12-member team includes: Andy Bravence, Brandon Card, Brent Chapman, Albert Collins, Boyd Duckett, Matt Lee, Jonothan VanDam, Shaw Grigsby, Randy Howell, Mark Pierce, Terry Scroggins and Gerald Swindle.

Andy Bravence and Mark Pierce each qualified through the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship while Matt Lee qualified by capturing the 2012 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Bassmaster Classic Bracket. Albert Collins fished his way into the Classic by winning the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Weekend Series National Championship.

"The Triton team is our face to the millions of anglers across North America for the Bassmaster Classic," said Earl Bentz, Triton founder. "This is the biggest stage in bass fishing, and we are confident that these pros will shine. Grand Lake sets up pretty good for these guys so we will be anxiously watching as these Triton pros fish throughout the tournament."

Many of these 12 anglers are also part of a greater team that will fish the entire B.A.S.S. Elite Series this year. Each Triton pro angler is looking forward to the season that starts at the Classic and moves to the Sabine River in Orange, Texas on March 14th -17th.

The Triton bass pros that will be representing the legendary boat company in the 2013 B.A.S.S Elite Series are as follows:

Boyd Duckett
Bradley Roy
Brandon Card
Brent Chapman
Byron Velvick
Casey Ashley
Derek Remitz
Fred Roumbanis
Gary Klein
Gerald Swindle
Jamie Horton
Jeff Kreit
Jonothan VanDam
Kenyon Hill
Paul Elias
Randy Howell
Rick Morris
Shaw Grigsby
Stephen Browning
Terry Scroggins

About Fishing Holdings
Fishing Holdings, headquartered in Flippin, Ark., is owned by an affiliate of Platinum Equity. Fishing Holdings is the nation's premier manufacturer of fiberglass and aluminum fishing boats, including the legendary Ranger, Stratos and Triton brands. More details, product information and specific offerings can be found by visiting, and

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