Meet the
Sunline
Pro Staff

Apply to Join

Morizo Shimizu

View bio

Morizo Shimizu

Coming Soon

Chad Pipkens

View bio

Chad Pipkins

Earnings: $489,414

Favorite Lake: Champlain

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 8 lbs 4 oz

Favorite Technique: Topwater

Favorite Product: FC Sniper

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Flipping, cranking, spinning reels

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater, shallow cranking

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Spinning reels, frogs, flipping

Ramie Colson

View bio

Ramie Colson

Earnings: $747,714

Favorite Lake: Lake Barkley

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 11.2 lbs

Favorite Technique: Ledge Fishing with a Jig

Favorite Product: Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Jigs, worms, finesse and cranking

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Cranking, spinnerbait and topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Finesse, frogs and flipping

Jason Christie

View bio

Jason Christie

Favorite Technique: Flipping

Favorite Product: 25 lb. Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Flipping, cranking, jerkbaits, jig fishing, swim baits, spinnerbaits, leaders for finesse fishing

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Jigs, spinning gear, topwater grass fishing, frog fishing

JT Kenney

View bio

JT Kenney

Earnings: $1.7 million

Favorite Lake: Stick Marsh

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 9 lbs 1 oz

Favorite Technique: Flipping

Favorite Product: Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Any Casting

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Flipping

Dean Rojas

View bio

Dean Rojas

Earnings: $1.6 million

Favorite Lake: Toho

Favorite Technique: Frog fishing, flipping, sight fishing

Favorite Product: FX2 of course!

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Flipping, spinnerbaits, crankbaits

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater, crankbaits

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Frogs, Flipping

Gerald Swindle

View bio

Gerald Swindle

Earnings: $1.6 million

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 12.5 lbs on 16lb FC Sniper

Favorite Technique: Skipping Jigs under docks with FC Sniper

Favorite Product: Reaction FC

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Use fluorocarbon for all techniques

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Flipping, topwater, spinning rods

David Walker

View bio

David Walker

Earnings: $1.2 million

Favorite Lake: Kentucky Lake

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 8 lbs

Favorite Technique: Flipping/Pitching

Favorite Product: Shooter Invisable

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Everything except Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Frog fishing

Michael Neal

View bio

Michael Neal

Favorite Technique: Off-shore structure

Favorite Product: Structure FC

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Swimbaits, Flipping Wood, Worms/Jigs, All off-shore fishing except cranking

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Cranking square bills to 20+ feet, divers and spinnerbaits

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Lipless crankbaits, topwater, swim jigs, chatterbaits, punching grass mats

Brent Ehrler

View bio

Brent Ehrler

Earnings: $1.64 million

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 12.5 lb on 16 lb FC Sniper

Favorite Technique: Shallow cranking with 12 lb Sniper or topwater with 28 lb PE Super Braid with a 20 lb machinegun leader

Favorite Product: FC Sniper

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Use fluorocarbon on all sub surface techniques, jerkbait, crankbait, spinnerbait, and all worm and jig techniques as well

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: The only time I use mono is for leader on topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Use braid several ways. I use 56 lb for heavy flipping and throwing a frog. I use 28 lb for topwater, and 12 lb for spinning applications

John Crews

View bio

John Crews

Earnings: $1.1 million

Favorite Lake: Potomac River

Favorite Technique: Cranking

Favorite Product: 12 lb Sniper

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Casting, Cranking, Flipping

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwaters

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Frog fishing, Grass flipping

Todd Faircloth

View bio

Todd Faircloth

Favorite Technique: Flipping

Favorite Product: Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Flipping, cranking, spinnerbaits, jigs, worms, and finesse fishing

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwaters

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Grass flipping and Frog fishing

Takahiro Omori

View bio

Takahiro Omori

Earnings: $2 million (BASS & FLW Tour)

Favorite Lake: Lake Fork (TX)

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 11 lbs 9 oz, Sam Rayburn TX (Super PE Braid)

Favorite Technique: Power Fishing

Favorite Product: Super PE Braid Line

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Cranking, Carolina Rig, Shaky head worm

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater bait

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Flipping heavy cover, Big topwater bait, Lipless crankbait

Brett Hite

View bio

Brett Hite

Earnings: $750,000

Favorite Lake: Lake Cal Delta

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 12 lbs

Favorite Technique: Throwing a Vib Jig

Favorite Product: FC Sniper

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Reaction Baits, Structure fishing, Flipping

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Topwater frog and flipping grass

Russ Lane

View bio

Russ Lane

Earnings: $690,000

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 7 lbs 12 oz, big bass on day 2 of BASSMasters Classic 2011

Favorite Technique: Cranking

Favorite Product: Shooter Fluorocarbon

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Cranking, flipping, deep dragging, finesse

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater, spinnerbaits, cranking

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Topwater and Flipping

Jared Litner

View bio

Jared Litner

Earnings: $693,734

Favorite Lake: Clear Lake, CA

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 11.8 lbs, 14 lb Reaction FC

Favorite Technique: Flipping

Favorite Product: Shooter 25 lb

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Casting, jigs, reaction baits, finesse fishing, some flipping and swimbaits

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater, heavy woodcover flipping, spinnerbaits around thick structure

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Frog flipping, grass flipping, swim jigs/blade baits

Aaron Martens

View bio

Aaron Martens

Earnings: $2 million

Favorite Lake: Falcon Lake, TX

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 11.2 lbs at California Delta - caught on 8 lb Sniper

Favorite Technique: Cranking

Favorite Product: Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: All

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Shallow water fishing and topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Flipping, topwater and reaction baits

Mike McClelland

View bio

Mike McClelland

Earnings: $1.4 million

Favorite Lake: Lake Champlain, NY

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 9 lbs on 12 lb Sniper McStick 110 Clear Lake

Favorite Technique: Stickbaits in spring. Offshore football jigs any time

Favorite Product: Sniper Fluorocarbon

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Offshore bottom fishing

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Stickbaits and topwaters

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Flipping heavy cover

Tommy Biffle

View bio

Tommy Biffle

Earnings: $2.64 million

Favorite Lake: Any lake with big fish and shallow cover

Largest Bass Caught Using a Sunline Product: 10 lbs on 12 lb

Favorite Technique: Flipping

Favorite Product: Shooter

Techniques used with Sunline Fluorocarbon: Most everything

Techniques used with Sunline Monofilament: Topwater

Techniques used with Sunline Braid: Frogs