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Kevin VanDam

Kevin VanDam


Hometown: Kalamazoo, MI

Without question, Kevin VanDam is the world's best bass fisherman, and has been using Quantum rods and reels his entire professional career.

VanDam has been fishing professionally since 1990 and is one of the most decorated anglers in history. He has won seven B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year awards, including his first year on the pro circuit(1992), and again in 1996, 1999, 2008, 2009, 2010 and for the fourth year in a row in 2011.

In 2001, he won the FLW Angler of the Year title, and in 2004 and 2005 Kevin became the first Elite 50 champion. He has also won FOUR Bassmaster Classic championships: 2001, 2005, 2010 and 2011.

VanDam is a 20-time winner on the B.A.S.S. Elite Series, with 102 top-10 finishes.

Kevin was honored as Outdoor Sportsman of the Year by ESPN (2002) and received his first ESPY trophy.

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Tour KVD
Tour KVD
You can own the exact same reels that the world's best bass fisherman uses – Tour KVD. Custom-designed to Kevin VanDam's precise specifications because he knows that having the best equipment translates into the greatest success. More info here >>
Tour KVD
Tour KVD Signature Elite
Working with Quantum engineers, Kevin VanDam created his custom tournament rods to his exact specifications for actions and components. More info here >>
Tour KVD Cranking
Tour KVD Cranking Series
Kevin VanDam designed this series of rods to compliment his skills with his custom-designed crank baits. Built from composite e-glass and graphite, they're not only extremely strong, but incredibly light as well. More info here >>