National Pro Angler and former Basssmaster Elite Series Angler Mike O’Shea is a lifetime California resident. He started fishing at age 7 for pan fish and trout and discovered bass around the age of 10 and has been addicted ever since. He has since become an accomplished national professional bass fisherman whose impressive career has gained him notoriety especially in the Western states.
Highlights of his career include:
- 2002 WON Bass Pro Angler of the Year
- 2002 Bassmaster Classic Qualifier
- B.A.S.S.Top 100 Qualifier
- 9 time W.O.N. Bass Classic Qualifier
- 2 time Angler’s Choice Angler’s Pro-Am Champion Lake Mead 1999-2000
- 2007 Texas Bass Classic – 5th
- 2006 Elite Series Bassmaster Qualifier
- 2006-2008 Elite Series Bassmaster Tour
- Winner of 7 Fully Rigged Bass Boats
- Basics of Bass Fishing 101 featuring Mikes professional tips & techniques hosted by Chuck Woolery in 2003. Featured and sold on QVC.
He continues to build and maintain strong professional relationships with industry sponsors and pro anglers through field performance, local, national ,regional events.
Other media exposure included TV, radio, internet, and print, to provide exposure of sport and sponsors.
Major sponsors included Golf Digest, Ranger Boats, Mercury Marine, Strike King, Roboworms, Motorguide, Berkeley, Trilene, and Abu Garcia, Fenwick Rods, Daiwa, Bass, Pro Shops, Skeeter Boats, Nitro Boats, Yamamoto Custom Baits, Kaenon Eyewear, Owner hooks
Mike has scaled back his tournament fishing and dedicating his time to guiding and teaching on the world famous Castaic and other Southern California lakes.
Let Mike share with you his knowledge of tips, tackle, and techniques from what he has learned in his 30+ years in tournament bass fishing!
Come spend a fun ,enjoyable and rewarding day on the water with Mike.