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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

  • Rollin’ O Fires Up the Grill for KVD

    Indy to Joplin 2010 101

    Posted about 4 years ago by Brian Carlin

    A bright sunrise mirrored the blue sky above Table Rock Lake for Oakley’s Big Bass Tour stop in Branson Missouri. But this event was not your average day on the lake. This year, Branson served as the host for the 2010 Kevin Van Dam Classic.

  • Oakley's Carolina Big Bass Classic Reels In Success


    Posted about 4 years ago by

    This past weekend the Oakley Big Bass Tour wrapped up the Carolina Big Bass Classic on Lake Norman just north of Charlotte, North Carolina. The Rolling O Lab and crew were deployed to the Bass Pro Shops at Concord Mills Mall to host the event registration all day on Friday. Anglers and attendees had a chance to tour the O Lab and discover Oakley’s HD Polarized optics.

  • Oakley Big Bass Tour Successfully Launched In Texas At Lake Conroe

    Registration set up - Conroe 2010

    Posted over 4 years ago by

    The 2010 Oakley Big Bass Tour successfully launched last weekend in Texas at Lake Conroe, one of our country’s most famous bass fisheries.