John Crews of Salem, Virginia, is a professional bass angler that competes on the BASS Elite Series. He started fishing tournaments when he was 15 and his desire really grew while in college. Upon graduation from college in 2000, he began fishing full time and has not looked back since. Crews has 15 BASS top 10’s and won the 2010 Elite Series event in California. He has won over $1 million in combined career earnings.
In 2012, Crews started a soft plastics lure company called Missile Baits.The lures have already racked up lots of high tournament finishes including a win at the 2012 Elite Series on Lake Okeechobee by Ish Monroe. When not fishing tournaments, working with sponsors, or working on the lure business, John enjoys working out and spending time with his family. He is married and has 3 children.