By winning his first Elite Series title at the 2012 Green Bay Challenge Jonathon VanDam will compete in his first Bassmaster Classic this February 22-24 on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees in Tulsa, Oklahoma. JVD says about qualifying for his first Bassmaster Classic, “I’m excited for the overall experience of competing. I’ve been to many, [...]
Jonathon VanDam needs your help. Visit Bassmaster.com/vote every day from now until September 10, 2012 and cast your vote for JVD as your Toyota All-Star Fan Favorite Angler. You could be a winner too! In addition to the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year Top eight anglers, another four anglers will be chosen by [...]
Fresh off his first Elite Series championshipJuly 3rd on Green Bay, professional bass angler Jonathon VanDam has fished his way into contention for another B.A.S.S. victory by making the final day cut for the Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake St. Clair today! JVD sits in a strong 5th place in another big smallmouth bass slugfest [...]
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Four days on Lake Michigan produced four different tournament leaders at the Bassmaster Elite Series Green Bay Challenge, but it was the leader at the end of today’s final competition round who takes home the trophy, $100,000 in first-place prize money and an automatic berth in the 2013 Bassmaster Classic. That [...]
Mercury Marine earned another win this weekend at the B.A.S.S. Elite Series event in Green Bay, Wis., courtesy of first-time B.A.S.S. Elite winner Jonathon VanDam. VanDam, the nephew of seven-time Angler of the Year winner and Mercury pro Kevin VanDam, landed a total of 79 pounds, 2 ounces by tournament’s end – finishing more than [...]
Fourth Quarter Heroics Prevail In JVD Win What name is synonymous with smallmouth, northern waters, and bass tournament wins? Undoubtedly, the answer would be Vandam. That answer is correct in this case too; however the Vandam that first comes to mind is not the Vandam we’re going to talk to today. Today, we’re going to [...]
Kalamazoo Michigan Elite angler Jonathon VanDam vaulted into a 6th place finish after zeroing on day one of the June 2011 Diamond Drive on the Arkansas River thanks to a 15-10 limit on Friday and the biggest limit of the event – 18-5 on Saturday including the big bass of the event, a 5 pound [...]
Check out JVD’s 2011 Radical Outdoors wrapped tournament bass boat!