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Max Hernandez – Celebrating Ascent to the BAM Pro Tour 2024

Feb 20, 2024News, Pro Tour0 comments

Max Hernandez, a name that resonates with consistency and excellence in the world of competitive bass fishing, has officially accepted the invitation to join the prestigious BAM Pro Tour in 2024.

With a record punctuated by top finishes and strategic partnerships, Hernandez’s qualification comes as no surprise to those who have followed his impressive career.


From Local Lakes to the BAM Pro Tour : Max Hernandez’s Competitive Edge

Hailing from Queen Creek, Arizona, Hernandez’s rise through the ranks is a testament to his dedication and skill. Securing his place in the pro tour was no stroke of luck; it was the result of years of consistent performance and a deep understanding of the sport.

2023: A Year of Notable Achievements

WON BASS Opens Champion

Top 10 finishes: 8th place az open 2022 10th az open in 2023 and a 6th Mohave open 2023

Top 15 finishes at the 2023 WON US Open and two consecutive 15th place finishes in the WON Angler of the Year (AOY) rankings in the preceding years

These achievements reflect a competitor who not only knows how to fish but understands the intricacies of competitive bass fishing.

The Winning Combination: Gear and Partnerships

Max Hernandez’s success is also fueled by his choice of top tier equipment and the support of industry leading partners:  NITRO Z21XL paired with a Mercury 250 engine,  Cutting edge electronics from Humminbird and Minnkota,

Sponsorships from HMR Marine, Kast King, Mercury, 5150 Plastics, Robo Junkyz, and LV8 Graphics

A Look Ahead: Why the BAM Pro Tour?

The decision to enter the BAM Pro Tour in 2024 was a strategic move for Hernandez. After his commanding 5th place finish in the 2023 AOY points race, securing 896 out of a possible 1000 points, the invitation was both an acknowledgment of his abilities and an opportunity to challenge himself against the best in the sport.

The BAM Pro Tour represents the pinnacle of bass fishing competitions, offering Hernandez a platform to showcase his skills on a larger scale and to push the boundaries of what he can achieve. It is the culmination of a focused strategy that began with his laser focused 2023 season, aiming for a top finish in the WON BASS Opens.

Max Hernandez’s Vision for the Future

As he prepares for the tour, Hernandez’s vision is clear – to continue building on his legacy, to engage with the bass fishing community, and to inspire upcoming anglers. His participation in the BAM Pro Tour is not just about competing; it’s about growing the sport and leaving a lasting impact.

The Road Ahead

With the BAM Pro Tour on the horizon, Max Hernandez is poised to not only compete but to redefine what it means to be a professional bass angler. His dedication and strategic approach to the sport are what make him a standout competitor and a name to watch in the 2024 season.

Join Max Hernandez’s Journey

Follow Max’s journey as he tackles the challenges of the BAM Pro Tour and continues to make waves in the competitive bass fishing scene. With his track record, the 2024 tour is set to be another chapter in his already distinguished career.

Max Hernandez’s choice to join the BAM Pro Tour is the natural next step for an angler of his caliber. It’s an opportunity to go head-to-head with the best, on the most competitive stages bass fishing has to offer. As we look to 2024, one thing is certain: Max Hernandez is a force to be reckoned with.

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