Pro Spotlight: Ish Monroe

Ish Monroe

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Name: Ish Monroe
Age: 41
Hometown: Hughson, California
Tour: B.A.S.S. Elite Series, FLW Tour & Major League Fishing
Years Pro: 18
Career Earnings: $1.53 Million
Current World Rank: 71
Favorite Lake: Lake Amistad, TX
Favorite Technique: Flipping mats
Boat: Ranger
Motor: Yamaha 250 SHO
Tow Vehicle: Ford F250 Diesel
Fishing Sponsors: Lowrance, River2Sea, Daiwa, Snag proof, Maxima Line, Cocoons Eyewear, Navionics, Missile Baits, Coolfoot, Team BassADX, Yamalube & Simms
Non-Fishing Sponsors: Gemini Sports Marketing, Smart Battery &

Ish Monroe's Gear


  • Featuring advanced ultra lightweight Zero G blanks and premium components, the Daiwa Tatula Spinning Rods are monsters when it comes to performance and price point.

  • Featuring Daiwa's advanced E-Glass blanks and premium components, the Daiwa Tatula Glass Crankbait Casting Rods deliver all the attributes you need to fish crankbaits to their full potential.

  • Featuring battle-tested actions and tapers perfectly suited for fishing short lines, the Daiwa Zillion Flipping Rods deliver technique-specific performance worthy of the Zillion name.

  • Offering an an unprecedented level of sensitivity and power, the Daiwa Steez SVF AGS Spinning Rods are loaded with Daiwa's most advanced features and technologies.


  • Featuring Daiwa's advanced TWS T-Wing Casting System and a host of other advanced features, the Daiwa Zillion TWS Casting Reel advanced, tournament-caliber performance worthy of the Zillion name.

  • Delivering 30% more capacity than traditional reels and equipped with Daiwa's TWS T-Wing System, the Daiwa Tatula Type-HD Casting Reel also has the wherewithal to tackle inshore and freshwater fishing.

  • Featuring Daiwa's redesigned T-Wing Casting System for improved casting distance and accuracy, the Daiwa Tatula Casting Reel offers an easily palmable, low profile design and a host of Daiwa's most advanced features.

  • Delivering unrivaled, top-of-the-line performance, the Daiwa Steez EX Spinning Reel is packed with Daiwa's latest technologies and most advanced features.