Adrian Avena worked his way through the college ranks, up to semi-pro and up to the professional level of tournament bass fishing at a very young age. In hindsight, Avena sees how he might recommend doing things differently to avoid potential pitfalls. For instance, making sure you utilize opportunities to observe and fish with pros, considering income stability when moving to the next level, not doing the proper preparation when approaching potential sponsors and more. If you're a young angler considering college fishing, or a club level angler looking to step up to the next level of tournament fishing, or considering leveraging your fishing success into sponsorship, you'll want to watch this remastered bass fishing video seminar with Adrian Avena.

  • 0:14 How I became a professional tournament angler
  • 3:27 Steps to the next levels
  • 8:41 How do college tournaments work?
  • 11:23 Bassmaster Open level of tournament fishing
  • 13:48 The best way to improve as a tournament angler
  • 15:26 Standard top-level tournament terminology primer
  • 17:35 Another great learning opportunity
  • 19:03 Cost of Adrian Avena's professional career
  • 23:07 Sponsors are the key to consistent income (how to get sponsors and keep them)
  • 30:30 The most important ways to be seen by sponsors
  • 33:30 Creating a sponsorship proposal
  • 37:02 Be THAT Guy or Gal

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