Pro Spotlight: Greg Hackney

Greg Hackney

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Name: Greg Hackney
Age: 38
Hometown: Gonzales, Louisiana
Tour: B.A.S.S. Elite Series & Major League Fishing
Years Pro: 14
Career Earnings: $2.69 Million
Current World Rank: 7
Favorite Lake: Lower Arkansas River Delta (LA)
Favorite Technique: Flipping a jig
Boat: Phoenix
Motor: Mercury
Tow Vehicle: Chevrolet 2500 Duramax
Fishing Sponsors: Quantum Rods & Reels, Strike King, MotorGuide, Mihatchii Hooks & Bass Mafia
Non-Fishing Sponsors: Blackhawk Custom Outfitters

Greg Hackney's Gear


  • Packed with performance and new technologies, the new Quantum Smoke Casting Rods feature new micro guides, new actions and a new patent-pending line weight indicator.

  • Featuring new actions, a new semi micro guide system, and a new patent-pending Line Weight Indicator, the Quantum Smoke Spinning Rods deliver red hot, tournament-caliber performance.


  • Back and better than ever with new features and technologies, the new Quantum Smoke 100 Casting Reel picks up where the original, winning Smokes left off.

  • Designed by 7-time BASS Angler of the Year and 4-time Bassmaster Classic winner, Kevin VanDam, the all-new Quantum Tour KVD 150 Casting Reels are the ultimate power fishing reels.

  • Delivering ultra smooth performance well beyond its price range, the lightweight Quantum Smoke Spinning Reel is available in a blazing fast 6.2:1 and speedy 5.2:1 and 5.3:1 gear ratios.