Inaugural Season

Zack Thompson – Bass Pro Angler Extraordinaire Joins BAM Pro Tour

Dec 1, 2023Pro Tour0 comments

Zack Thompson , Alameda CA

Qualified through the 2023 APEX Pro Tour

Top 10s: 8

Major Wins: 1 BASS, FLW AOY

Boat/Engine/Electronics: Ranger/Evinrude/Garmin

Zack’s Partnerships: DCR Propeller, Delta Rat, CHT Tackle, St Croix Rods, Costa Eyewear, Seviin Reels, Spearpoint Performance Hooks


Zack Thompson is undoubtedly a remarkable addition to the BAM Pro Tour. His impressive credentials, including being a two-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier, a Bassmaster Open champion, and a former FLW Angler of the Year, speak volumes about his talent and dedication to the sport of fishing.

What sets Zack Thompson apart is not just his impressive list of achievements but also his genuine commitment to the industry and his partners. He’s not a “one trick pony” by any means. Zack’s deep engagement with his partners and his proactive promotion of the fishing industry make him a true asset to the BAM Pro Tour and the entire fishing community.

Zack’s passion and drive are driving forces in advancing the level of fishing in our region. His expertise and enthusiasm will undoubtedly contribute to the success of the BAM Pro Tour and elevate the experience for all involved. We are truly thankful to have such a quality competitor and industry advocate like Zack Thompson as part of our team.

With Zack on board, we can look forward to exciting tournaments and continued growth in the world of professional bass fishing. His presence is a testament to the high standards and excellence that the BAM Pro Tour represents.

Here’s to a fantastic journey ahead with Zack Thompson leading the way!

Why did you choose to fish the BAM Pro Tour in 2024?

“The BAM Pro Tour is revolutionizing the fishing industry for Western based anglers. With a focus on building our brand and increasing exposure for our partners and sponsors, BAM is providing unprecedented coverage. Not only does BAM offer a generous payout, but our hybrid format, combining the 5 fish limit and every fish counts with a live weigh in, is generating immense excitement. This is a game-changer for anglers seeking new opportunities.”

About BAM Tournament Trail

The Bass Angler Magazine Tournament Trail (BAM TT) is an exclusive west coast pro level  tournament circuit. BAM TT delivers multiple opportunities to showcase the talents of western anglers on several professional platforms.

As BAM TT continues to provide and refine a platform of elite events for competitive anglers, it simultaneously creates a logical avenue for sponsors to have direct contact with our west coast customers. BAM TT is dedicated to creating a complete package of advertising opportunities including on-site activation, internet/social media, and a YouTube series that reaches a large number of viewers each day.

Tournament events include BAM Pro Tour, Pro-Am and a Kayak Tour with a no entry Championship can be viewed on YouTube.  Learn more here: BAM TRAIL   Facebook,, Twitter, and Instagram.

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