Pro Spotlight: Marty Stone

Marty Stone

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Name: Marty Stone
Age: 46
Hometown: Linden, North Carolina
Tour: FLW
Years Pro: 16
Career Earnings: $870,000
Current World Rank: 200
Favorite Lake: Kerr Resevoir(Buggs Island)
Favorite Technique: Waking the Bandit Footloose for post spawners on long shallow points
Boat: BassCat
Motor: Mercury
Fishing Sponsors: Tackle Warehouse, Bandit, Lowrance, MotorGuide, Zoom, War Eagle, Freedom Electric Marine, Irod, X-Point/Daichi, Vicious & Lew's Reels

Marty Stone's Gear


  • The iRod Air Series Casting Rods are the lightest rods iRod has ever created. Featuring a special blank construction and premium components, they deliver the perfect blend of lightweight sensitivity, power and durability.

  • Literally designed, tested, created and used by some of the best pro bass anglers in the world, the iRod Genesis II Series Casting Rods build on the success of the originals - and are now a full 30% lighter.