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Posted: Feb 24, 2012

OPTIMA Batteries Adds to its Star-Studded Line-up of Touring Bass Pros in 2012

Top Bass Anglers Running OPTIMA Now Include Michael Iaconelli, Tim Horton, Mark Davis and Brent Ehrler

2/24/2012

Just in time for one of the biggest fishing tournaments of the year, the Bassmaster Classic, OPTIMA® Batteries today announced its 2012 sponsorship support of a number of B.A.S.S. Elite Series and FLW Tour anglers. OPTIMA Batteries tour-level bass pros for 2012 include:

  • Edwin Evers
  • Michael Iaconelli
  • Tim Horton
  • Brent Ehrler
  • Kelly Jordon
  • Jason Quinn
  • Bobby Lane
  • Bill Lowen
  • Byron Velvick
  • Chris Lane
  • Clay Dyer
  • Gene Ellison (New for 2012)
  • Greg Vinson
  • Guy H. Eaker Sr.
  • J. Todd Tucker
  • John Crews
  • Mark Davis (New for 2012)
  • Pat Golden
  • Pete Ponds
  • Rodney Clawson (New for 2012)
  • Yusuke Miyazaki
  • Zell Rowland

Led by perennial OPTIMA pro Edwin Evers in his OPTIMA-wrapped Nitro Z9 and Toyota Tundra, this group of anglers holds high promise for “The Ultimate Power Source” to be represented on the leaderboard in virtually every major bass fishing event this year.

"There is no better testing ground for high performance batteries than the grueling schedule, long days and big water these anglers will experience," said Cam Douglass, OPTIMA Batteries director of product development and marketing. "Every year more and more anglers are turning to OPTIMA BLUETOP® batteries to power their passion and our pro bass anglers are definitely among our biggest advocates."

Those interested in following Edwin Evers and others on their journey this season are encouraged to follow along on the OPTIMA Facebook page where video and other content will be uploaded during many major bass fishing events. In addition, OPTIMA pros including Evers, Chris Lane, Iaconelli, Bobby Lane, Kelly Jordon and Tim Horton will be participating in Major League Fishing, the groundbreaking new concept also sponsored by OPTIMA Batteries.

To learn more about OPTIMA Batteries including information on new products and battery technology, please visit www.optimabatteries.com. You can also visit OPTIMA on-the-go using your iPhone, Android or Blackberry device for helpful tips on charging, battery care and maintenance and product information on its mobile-optimized website.

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