"We want to bring a group of established and respected anglers together to help us chart a course for our Pro-Am tournaments," said Mark Mendez, President of M.A.M. Marketing Group LLC, which operates U.S. Angler's Choice tournament trails. "This group isn't made up of only our best customers but our harshest critics as well. We can and want to learn from each of them and make US AC Pro-Am's the best paying and highest rewarding experience available in bass fishing tournaments."
The committee will be made up of several professional anglers, some of whom have already agreed to be among them are Gary Dobyns of Yuba City, Calif., the West’s top money earner, Dave Rush, of Palermo, Calif., a veteran angler with multiple Pro-Am titles to his credit, Chad Martin of Plumas Lake, Calif. a past US Anglers Choice Pro Am Champion, veteran tournament professional and host of Ultimate Bass Radio on Sports 1140 KHTK, Kent Brown of Roseville, Calif., Dewayne Bonham, a longtime Western Pro from Brentwood, Calif., with several high finishes and Roderick Lee of San Ramon, Calif., a Stren Series Championship qualifier and pro team Angler of the Year with others to be named at a later date.
The advisory committee will be no larger than 12 representing anglers. The group will assist establish guidelines for USAC to follow in establishing their way in Pro-Am fishing marketplace.
The staff at Angler's Choice will be running these events with a transparent policy towards releasing all financial information about the tournaments. Anyone fishing these Pro-Am tournaments will be able to find out exactly how much money is on the table for entry fees and all options.
Primary sponsors for U.S. Angler’s Choice include Legend Boats, Mercury Outboards, Lowrance Electronics, MotorGuide Trolling Motors, Basstackledepot.com, Bass West USA Magazine, Swimbait Nation, and WesternBass.Com.
For more information please call U.S. Angler’s Choice at (800) 360-7112 or check our website at www.usanglerschoice.net.