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Kevin VanDam


In the world of professional bass fishing, Kevin VanDam is at the pinnacle and arguably the best in the world. He is the complete package – fierce competitor with multiple championships, ambassador to the sport, family man and, of course, a firm believer in Oakley glasses. Professional bass fishing has risen to a major sports level in recent years with regular season and national championships televised on ESPN2. “When it comes to professional bass fishing, Kevin VanDam is as close to perfection as I’ve ever seen,” says ESPN Outdoors Commentator Mark Zona. “in my mind, he is the best of this era and will be the best I cover as long as...

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Recent Fishing News

  • Reeling ‘Em In: Kevin VanDam Cans Record Fourth Bassmaster Classic Title, World Championship

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Man, that’s a big fish…err fishes. Kevin VanDam’s three-day total of a massive 69 pounds, 11 ounces from this past weekend in New Orleans (Mississippi River Delta) is the heaviest ever taken to the scale in a Bassmaster Classic with a five-fish daily limit. That’s some major fishage. Major enough for Kevin to reel in yet another World Championship and a record-tying fourth Bassmaster Title.

  • KVD Wins In Paris, Tennessee

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Matt Murray

    This past weekend Bassmaster Elite series pro Kevin VanDam wearing his Signature series Polarized Flak Jacket XLJ with his favorite Oakley Minute Machine watch, won the Tennessee Triumph with a four-day total of 92 pounds 5 ounces.

  • First Ever Kevin VanDam Big Bass Classic


    Posted about 4 years ago by

    The first first ever Kevin VanDam Big Bass Classic was held this past weekend at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri.