the league 2023
NAME: Ron Johnson
HOME: Skanee, MI
HOME LAKE: Lake Superior
SOMETHING FANS MAY NOT KNOW: Centered around his passion, Ron has been a competitive angler, fishing guide, and trusted brand ambassador for many companies over the years. Building a life focused on his favorite pastime and competing nationally in his favorite sport is truly a dream come true. Ron is committed to sharing his love of angling with others and advancing himself in the fishing industry as a competitor and for the benefit of his sponsors. Ron has been with his wife Michelle for 28 years, and they enjoy traveling or anything outdoors when not tournament fishing.
Ron Has been a fishing guide for over 20 years in Wisconsin, Arizona and Michigan. Before fishing full time, Ron has a long career in sales and working for big banks. So glad work attire involves shorts and have a permanent office outside!
TOURNAMENT EXPERIENCE: 18 yrs.
YEARS WITH NPFL: 3rd
TOTAL NPFL WINNINGS: $61,500
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Proud to have been able to fish full time for a living since 2012. As tough as it is to focus on the fishing, Sponsorship support and ability to chase my dream of Winning a Title is my biggest accomplishment that I am most proud of to date.
2006 AOY Bass Federation/Western Divisionals
2007 AOY Bass Federation/Western Divisionals
2008 AOY Bass Nation/Western Divisionals
2009 FLW National Guard Rookie of Year (Western Series)
2020 Arizona State Record Holder (Yellow Bass)
Many top 30 finishes in B.A.S.S./FLW/NPFL- Still looking for that WIN!
SPONSOR ROSTER: Wide Effect/Moonlight Graham/Skygen/Duckett Fishing/Yo Zuri/Trokar Hooks/Blackfish Gear/Goatbox/Mercury Marine/Lowrance
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