The 2017 Angler of the Year was an incredible eye-opening experience for everyone involved. I came into this mostly thinking about the fishing, but left with a new perspective and greater love for fishing than ever before. It's something BIGGER THAN US!
— Brandon Palaniuk is all in on the professional bass fishing tournament trail. At the age of 30, he has done more than most fishermen have done in a lifetime. After winning the BASS Nation National Championship, which gave him a berth into both the Elite Series and the 2011 Bassmaster Classic, there was no looking back. Now a 3x Bassmaster Elite Series Champion, 8x Bassmaster Classic Qualifier, and 2017 Bassmaster Angler of the Year, the dream lives on!
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