Pro Spotlight: Kevin VanDam

Kevin VanDam

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Name: Kevin VanDam
Age: 47
Hometown: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Tour: B.A.S.S. Elite Series & Major League Fishing
Years Pro: 25
Career Earnings: 6.03 million
Current World Rank: 27
Favorite Lake: Lake St. Clair
Favorite Technique: Fishing Spinnerbaits around tight cover.
Boat: Nitro
Motor: Mercury
Tow Vehicle: Toyota Tundra
Fishing Sponsors: Strike King, Plano, Motorguide, Mustad, Quantum, D&R Sports, HydroWave, Humminbird & RMR Industries
Non-Fishing Sponsors: Toyota, Go Pro, Huk Gear, Anheuser-Busch & Mission Athlete Care

Kevin VanDam's Gear


  • New and improved, the Quantum Tour KVD Casting Rods are the same rods KVD uses to dominate the Elite Series - now with key new features and enhancements.

  • Kevin VanDam is one of the best in the business when it comes to fishing a crankbait, and the new and improved Quantum Tour KVD Cranking Rods have all the features and attributes he needs when he is on tour.

  • The same rods Kevin VanDam uses when he is fishing on the Elite Series against the best in the world, the Quantum Tour KVD Spinning Rods deliver incredible lightweight sensitivity and power.