Kevin Rogers Expands to Crappie Baits with Jenko Fishing

Jenko Fishing announced the addition of well known crappie pro Kevin Rogers to its lure and terminal tackle pro staff. Rogers reputation as a “single pole” jig fisherman proceeds him. He’s not only a perennial favorite to win on the crappie circuit, but he’s amassed a loyal following as an educator on crappie fishing offering many online seminars and classes across the country. Rogers’ knowledge of jig techniques will provide valuable insight in the development of new innovative crappie lures and terminal tackle to help more anglers be proficient fishing jigs for crappie. 

“We’ve relied on Kevin’s expertise in the single pole fishing rod development for several years now, and we’re excited to have him bring that knowledge into the bait side as well,” said Jenko Operations Manager Will Robey. “Teamed with Tony ‘Big T’ Sheppard, we’ll have access to two of the greatest minds in crappie fishing helping us design innovative new products for fishermen.”

A resident of Missouri, Rogers owns Struct Sure Projects, one of the region’s largest builders of hospitals. He and his long-time fishing partner and father, Charlie Rogers, have amassed 35 tournament wins together, including five Crappie Masters, two Team of the Year championships, and 27 Crappie Classic qualifications.

“I’m super excited to be expanding my relationship with Jenko Fishing,” Rogers said.”I can’t wait to design some awesome new crappie products that’ll help anglers boat flip those giants slabs in 2020!”

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