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Mull's BLOG: JVD Wins $100K at Green Bay

Sunday, July 01, 2012

I've spent enough time with different pro bass anglers to be able to say that Jonathon VanDam is remarkably laid back as participants in this grueling sport go. I fished with him last Wednesday--well, I watched him fish, since pros practicing for a tournament are not allowed to have anyone fish with them.  Read Full Story

JVD Trails Leader By 4 Ounces Heading into Final Day

Sunday, July 01, 2012

GREEN BAY, WI – Kalamazoo's Jonathon VanDam is fishing in the final day of a Bassmaster Elite tournament for the first time in his two-year pro career. Yesterday's catch of five smallmouth weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces moved him into second place, just four ounces behind Idaho's Brandon Palaniuk, who brought in five fish totaling 21 pounds, 2 ounces caught in Lake Michigan in the Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge.  Read Full Story

JVD on GL Bass at GB: 3rd Place after Day 2 of Challenge

Saturday, June 30, 2012

GREEN BAY, WI – Great Lakes Angler contributor Jonathon VanDam has moved up into third place in the Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge here, bringing in five fish totaling 17-pounds 7 ounces for a two-day total of 35 pounds, 2 ounces. He was in seventh place after the first day of competition on Thursday.  Read Full Story

Mull's Friday BLOG: Let's Go JVD!

Friday, June 29, 2012

I eagerly opened the email from Ms. Cara Clark earlier this morning. She’s the lady who sends out press releases for the Bass Anglers Sportsman’s Society, (B.A.S.S. of course) to see how well GLA contributor Jonathon VanDam had fared in the first day the Bassmaster Elite Series’ Green Bay Challenge on Lake Michigan yesterday. He’s in 7th place! His five smallmouth weight of 17 pounds, 11 ounces was just 2 pounds, 5 ounces behind leader Aaron Martens.  Read Full Story

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