JVD Signs with Vicious

Vicious Fishing announced today the signing of BASS Elite Series Pro, Jonathon VanDam, to its very talented Elite Team.

Known on tour as JVD, he joined the BASS Elite Series tour in 2011.   Prior to 2011, he spent several years fishing the BASS Opens where he had four Top 10 finishes including one win on Lake Erie in 2009.   In his first year on the Elite Series Tour, VanDam had two Top 10 finishes.

“Line is obviously one of the most important elements in fishing and Vicious gives me the confidence that I need no matter what I’m fishing,†boasted VanDam.   “I am looking forward to kicking off the 2012 season and am very excited to be joining the Vicious Fishing team.â€

“As a rising star on the BASS tour, Jonathon fits our brand well – and he’s one heck of a fisherman too,†adds Vicious Pro Staff Director Chris Dutton, “We are proud to have him on our team and look forward to Getting Vicious with JVD in 2012.â€