About Abu Garcia


  • Abu Garcia Pro Lucas Wins Wire-to-Wire Victory Some victories are sweeter than others. Abu Garcia pro Justin Lucas's win on the Potomac River this past weekend might be the sweetest yet. For the young 30-year-old pro, it was his first BASS win outside of his home state of California, something he'd been chasing for quite some time. Read More
  • Lucas Signs Multi-Year Contract with Abu Garcia and Berkley Justin Lucas has asserted himself as a dominant force on the B.A.S.S. Elite Series Tour. The Northern California native has renewed with fishing industry leaders, Abu Garcia and Berkley Fishing. Read More
  • Bertrand Signs with Abu Garcia and Berkley Brands Josh Bertrand is dedicated to the sport of fishing, and has developed an impressive list of accomplishments. Through his young career, the Arizona native has developed a reputation on tour as a leader that strives to give back to the sport he loves and as a relentless competitor. Read More
  • Lucas Earns First BASS Victory on Sacramento River Justin Lucas has had many milestones over the past few years. He became a B.A.S.S. Elite series pro, fished in his first Bassmaster Classic and now has won his first Elite series event. On Sunday, the young pro claimed his first B.A.S.S. title on his home waters of the Sacramento River. Read More
  • Abu Garcia Sponsors American Bass Anglers Legendary fishing company Abu Garcia and American Bass Anglers have entered into a multiyear sponsorship agreement. Through the partnership each entity is set to provide support to advance growth and participation in sport of fishing. Read More
  • Abu Garcia Pro Powroznik Earns Rookie of the Year Title Jacob Powroznik has had a tremendous start to his young career as a B.A.S.S. rookie, and one of the greatest rookie seasons in B.A.S.S. history, amassing over $160,000 in just eight tournaments, including $38,500 for the Rookie Angler of the Year award. Read More
  • Ike Rises to Top on Delware As a Philadelphia native, Michael Iaconelli is a natural fighter. After the first day of competition on the Delaware River Ike would have to fight his way back from 21st place. That is exactly what the Abu Garcia pro did, and he didn't look back. Read More
  • Velvick Hoists First Bass Elite Series Title Abu Garcia pro angler Byron Velvick of Del Rio, Texas, was on big fish from the get go and never let up. In the end, Velvick won the Golden State Shootout at California's Clear Lake, the second BASS Elite Tour events of the season. It was Velvick's first BASS Elite win. Read More
  • Tommy Skarlis Wins FLW Event on Mississippi Tommy Skarlis has been a staple on the professional walleye scene for many years, dominating many of the events that he participates. This past weekend the walleye pro took control of another event on a piece of water he is all too familiar with – the Mississippi River. Read More
  • Swedish Design Award Nomination The Abu Garcia design team based in Sweden has been nominated for The Swedish Design Award for the Revo Premier low profile baitcast reel. Read More
  • Roy Seizes Lead In Rookie Of The Year Standings Newcomer Bradley Roy is paving the way in the Rookie of the Year race. The new Berkley and Abu Garcia pro angler claimed the top spot in the Rookie of the Year race by finishing strong this past weekend on California's Clear Lake. Read More
  • Pure Fishing Invests In Future Fisherman Reading, writing, and arithmetic seem a bit passé. Students today study anything from engineering to Mozart to interior design. Even fishing and conservation are on the curriculum in public schools with the help of the Future Fisherman Foundation and a grant from Pure Fishing. Read More
  • Pure Fishing Continues To Support The Boat U.S. Collegiate Program Pure Fishing, the parent company of Berkley, Abu Garcia and All Star, is proud to partner with the BoatU.S. Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship Series. This marks the third year for the partnership and continuing dedication by Pure Fishing to the collegiate angler. Read More
  • Powroznik Dominant on Elite Series If you haven't heard, Jacob Powroznik is kind of a big deal. After climbing into the hot seat on the second day of competition at Toledo Bend, the Abu Garcia pro was knocked down on the third day. Read More
  • Martin Elected Chairman of TRCP Board of Directors At its spring meeting, the board of directors of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership elected Jim Martin, a longtime TRCP board member and biologist who currently is conservation director of the Berkley Conservation Institute, to chair the organization's board. Read More