Pro Spotlight: Jay Yelas

Jay Yelas

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Name: Jay Yelas
Age: 49
Hometown: Corvallis, Oregon
Tour: FLW Tour
Years Pro: 28
Career Earnings: $2.27 Million
Current World Rank: 88
Favorite Lake: Clear Lake
Favorite Technique: Swimbaits
Boat: Ranger Z520c
Motor: Mercury OptiMax ProXS 250
Tow Vehicle: Chevrolet Suburban
Fishing Sponsors: Berkley, Kistler, Lew's Reels, Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits, Punisher Baits, Typhoon Optics, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Rocky Brook Sinkers & YamaLube
Non Fishing Sponsors: C.A.S.T & ION

Jay Yelas's Gear

Rods

Reels

  • Weighing in at only 5.6oz, the Lew's Team Lite Speed Spool Casting Reel provides premium lightweight performance with all the features and technologies the most discerning anglers will appreciate.

  • Extremely lightweight - weighing in at only 6.7-oz - the Lew's Tournament Pro Speed Spool Casting Reels offer fluid function and serious power in a compact, easily-palmable design.

  • Offering lightweight, tournament-caliber performance, the Lew's Team Gold Carbon Spinning Reel is packed with performance features including an oversized titanium line roller and wide spool to keep line twist to an absolute minimum.

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