BCJ's Pro Staff

Chase Brooks

  • Hometown: Rankin, TX

  • Currently living in Iraan, TX

  • Interests: fishing, hunting, golf, cruising the backroads with my wife

  • Bio: Chase grew up hunting and fishing whenever he got the chance and always dreamed of fishing for a living.  He was introduced into bass fishing as a sport in 2006 and has been addicted ever since!  Chase started working his way up through the ranks, starting at the club level fishing with the Castle Gap Bass Busters out of Del Rio, TX.  Then he began fishing local opens and local Team Trails.  In 2011, Chase joined with the B.A.S.S Federation Nation and qualified for the Region Championship and the Top 6 State Championship two years in a row.  In May of 2014, Chase took the plunge and left the West Texas Oil/ Gas fields after working there 9 years in order to fish full time.

  • Contact info: Website: www.chasebrooksfishing.com , Twitter: Chasebrooks9,  Facebook: www.facebook.com/Chasebrooksfishing , www.facebook.com/Chasebrooks , YouTube: Chase Brooks, Instagram: Pro Angler Chase Brooks

  • Favorite Lake: Amistad

  • Current Sponsors: Xcite Baits, Denali Rods, P-Line, Ardent Reels, Ranger Boats, Outdoor Specialties, Power-Pole, Evinrude, Lock-N-Haul, and Bryant’s Custom Jigs. 

To date, Chase’s accomplishments are:

  • 2014 Accomplishments

    • USA Fishing Trails Angler of The Year

    • won the USA Fishing Trails Championship on Lake Amistad

  • 2015 Accomplishments

    • Fished the Bassmaster Opens  

    • Fished the FLW Rayovac (Costa) Series as a Pro

    • Finished 26th in AOY in the Bass Central Opens

    • Finished 23rd in Bass Central Open on Ross Barnett Reservoir

  • 2016 Accomplishments

    • Fished his first year on the WalMart FLW Tour

  • 2017 Accomplishments

    • Logged his first top 30 finish when he placed 29th in the WalMart FLW Tour event on Lake Travis


Sam Canoe

  • ​Hometown: Georgetown, Louisiana

  • Interests: Bass fishing, duck hunting, spending time with family

  • Bio: Continually supported by his wife, Pamela, three children, Kylie, Haylie, Hunter, family, and friends

  • Contact info: SC Fishing: swcanoe@yahoo.com

  •  www. samcanoefishing.com

  • Favorite lake: Toledo Bend Reservoir

  • Current sponsors: Ranger Boats, Real Deal Marine, Denali Rods, Dominator Weights, PLine, Rat-L-Trap, & Bryant's Custom Jigs


To date, Sam's accomplishments are:

2014 Accomplishments

  • Qualified for ABA National Championship

  • ABA Pro Win

  • 1 ABA Regional Pro Win

  • Pro ABA Divisional (2nd)

  • 1 ABA Top Ten

  • 6 Local Tournament Wins


2015 Accomplishments

  • ABA Toledo Bend (4th)

  • Bass Masters Open Central

    • Ross Barnett, Ridgeland, MS (21st)

    • Fort Gibson, Wagoneer, OK (25th)

    • Table Rock Lake, Branson, MO (12th)

  • Bass Central Opens AOY (3rd)

  • 2016 BassMaster Elite Series Qualifier


Hunter Freeman

  • ​​Hometown: Eros, Louisiana

  • Currently living in Monroe, Louisiana

  • Interests: Fishing, Family, Friends, Waterfowl hunting

  • Bio: Hunter grew up in Eros, LA where Caney Lake was his home lake.  Fishing for a living never entered his mind as a career possibility until he fished and WON his first tournament at the young age of 14.   Hunter is currently a Business major at ULM in Monroe, LA and is a member of the ULM Fishing Team.  During the upcoming Bass Fishing season, Hunter will be fishing the Collegiate Trails as well as the BFL’s in the Cowboy Division and the Costa Series.  When Hunter is not on the water, he can be found hanging out with family and friends, cooking and sharing meals together.  During hunting season, Hunter also spends some of his time hunting waterfowl while Bass fishing remains his number one interest and pastime.

  • Contact info:

  • Favorite Lake: Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee

  • Current Sponsors: Bryant’s Custom Jigs, LLC


To date, Hunter’s accomplishments are:   

  • 2016 Accomplishments:

    • ULM Bass Fishing Team Member

    • Finished 5th place in the FLW College Fishing National Open on Kentucky Lake


  • 2017 Accomplishments:

    • ULM Bass Fishing Team Member

    • Finished 11th place in the College Bassmaster Central Regional on Sam Rayburn

    • Finished 10th place in the Yeti College Fishing National Open on Kentucky Lake

    • Finished 4th place in the ACA Texas Shootout on Lake Texoma

    • Finished 25th place in the FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake

Stephen Reitzell

  • ​Hometown: Colfax, Louisiana

  • Interests: Duck hunting, pecan farming, bass fishing, custom rod building

  • Bio: Happily married for 10 years to Jamie Brunson Reitzell and has three children: Blake, Anderson, and Leila. Owner of BAS Custom Rods - also owner/manager of a 200-acre pecan farm while holding a full time job as a materials manager for UTLX Mfg.

  • Contact info: bas.customrods@yahoo.com www.facebook.com/bas.customrods

  • Favorite lake: Toledo Bend & Red River

  • Current sponsors: Bryant's Custom Jigs


To date, Stephen's accomplishments are:

2013 Red River Dog Fights

  • Angler of the year

  • Winner of the Championship Tournament

2012-2015 Tank Car Sportman Club

  • Member and former president

  • 3 AOY titles and won 2 championships

2015 FLW-BFL Circuit

  • Winner of the Red River Tournament

  • Finished in the Top 30 AOY points

  • Qualified for regional championship on Lake of the Ozarks - finished 16th overall


Tyler Rivet

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  • ​Hometown: Raceland, Louisiana

  • Interests: Fishing, hunting, fitness/working out

  • Current sponsors: Bryant's Custom Jigs, Eco Pro Tungsten, Denali Rods, Mister Twister, Sixgill, Gatr Coolers, Target temp, Meyers financial


To date, Tyler's accomplishments are:

Nicholls State University Team Fishing

  • 5 year member

  • Only college angler to qualify for all five championships

  • Fished in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series

Bassmaster Elite Series 2019 Rookie Season

  • Two top twenty finishes

Career BASS Tournament Stats

  • 16 tournaments

  • Placed in the money 11 times

  • One Top Ten finish

  • Four Top Twenty finishes

  • Six Top Thirty finishes