River2Sea Congratulates Pro Staffer Tommy Biffle on Elite Series Win – This Victory Marks Seventh Win in Legendary Career
Tommy Biffle 2013 Diet Mountain Dew Mississippi River Rumble presented by Power Pole Champion – photo by B.A.S.S. / Seigo Saito
Richmond, CA – June 24, 2013 – River2Sea, the manufacturer of premium fishing tackle is proud to congratulate pro staffer and bass fishing legend Tommy Biffle for his win in the Bassmaster Elite Series Diet Mountain Dew Mississippi River Rumble presented by Power Pole over the weekend.
Biffle started the final day of the event in second place, and used his namesake Biffle Bug lures from his soft plastic sponsor Gene Larew Lures by Flippin’ and Pitchin’ as well as casting and retrieving on his Tommy Biffle Hardhead to overtake the lead on the final day.
Biffle reported that he spent much of his practice searching shallow water for bass that would show themselves at the surface. In that pursuit he used a River2Sea Bully Wa Frog and the new Spittin’ Wa Popping Frog that will be unveiled completely at ICAST in July at ICAST. “I found fish that would respond to the frogs, but the weather that came in made them not commit to it enough for me,” said Biffle. “I could get them on my Bug, and I made little color changes throughout the tournament that made a difference; it was a great week.”
The win marks Biffle’s seventh in Bassmaster competition, qualified him for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic at Lake Guntersville and pushed his total career earnings to $2,025,815.80, making him one of the top six earners in B.A.S.S. history. In a career that spans 301 entries in 28 seasons, Biffle has now qualified for the Bassmaster Classic 19 times.
River2Sea Managing Partner Simon Chan shared in celebrating the victory. “Our company is proud to be part of the support family of this bass fishing legend, and we are thrilled for him in his latest win on the Bassmaster Elite Series,” said Chan. “To have someone with his fishing record as a part of our great team is an honor, we congratulate him for a great event.”
Biffle is a major part of a River2Sea pro team that includes Elite Series pros John Murray from Phoenix, Ariz., Ish Monroe from Hughson, Calif., FLW Tour pro Scott Martin from Clewiston, Fla. and television hosts Larry Dahlberg of The Hunt for Big Fish and Jarrett Edwards of Jarrett Edwards Outdoors.
Look for Biffle’s signature Flippin’ jig to be unveiled at ICAST this coming July 10 – 12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Tommy Biffle’s Junkyard Jig, as well as the Spittin’ Wa and several other new products from River2Sea will make their public debuts in booth 236 at the show. Until then, visit us on the web at www.river2seausa.com
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