Pro Spotlight: Jay Yelas

Jay Yelas

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Name: Jay Yelas
Age: 48
Hometown: Corvallis, Oregon
Tour: FLW Tour
Years Pro: 27
Career Earnings: $2.16 Million
Current World Rank: 28
Favorite Lake: Clear Lake
Favorite Technique: Swimbaits
Boat: Ranger
Motor: Mercury
Tow Vehicle: Chevrolet Suburban
Fishing Sponsors: Berkley, Fenwick, Abu Garcia, Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits, Punisher Baits, Typhoon Optics, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Rocky Brook Sinkers & YamaLube
Non Fishing Sponsors: Chevy

Jay Yelas's Gear

Rods

  • The lightest and most advanced rods in the Fenwick line up to date, the Fenwick Aetos Casting Rods deliver the same traditional feel and durability of Fenwick - now with the swagger of today's high-tech rods.

  • Delivering the same traditional feel and durability of Fenwick - now with the swagger of today's high-tech rods, the Fenwick Aetos Spinning Rods are the lightest and most advanced rods in the Fenwick line up to date.

  • Offering the perfect blend of sensitivity and power for a range of smallmouth applications, the Fenwick Elite Tech Smallmouth Casting Rods feature advanced, lightweight blanks and premium components.

  • The Fenwick Elite Tech Smallmouth Spinning Rods feature advanced, lightweight blanks and premium components all tuned and refined specifically for smallmouth fishing.

Reels

  • The fastest low-profile to-date, the Abu Garcia REVO Rocket Casting Reel features a lightning fast 9.0:1 gear ratio and a long list of Abu Garcia's most advanced technologies.

  • Delivering 4.9-ounces of pure performance and loaded with Abu Garcia's most advanced features, the Abu Garcia REVO MGXtreme is the lightest casting reel to ever hit the market with a lightning fast 7.1:1 gear ratio to boot.

  • The Generation-3 Abu Garcia Revo STX Casting Reels are lighter than ever before - and also feature the widest range of gear ratios in the Revo family - including a new hyper speed 8.0:1 model.

  • Featuring Abu Garcia's revolutionary NanoShield technology, the Abu Garcia Revo Premier Spinning Reel offers the best of both worlds. Lightweight yet extremely durable, it takes the famous performance of the Revo Series to the spinning world.

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