Pro Staff
Pro Staff
Full Name: Jim Carroll

Hometown: Minot, North Dakota

Favorite Waters:
Lake Sakakawea

Favorite Techniques:        
Jigging & Trolling Crankbaits
Today's Tackle - All Rights Reserved - 2000-2012
Career Highlights:        
  • PWT Super Pro Series Qualifier
  • 3-Time PWT Championship Qualifier
  • 3-Time USFA National Championship Qualifier
  • USFA Levi Garret “Back to Back” Award Winner for consecutive
    tournament wins
  • 28 “Top 10’s” in walleye tournaments
  • AIM Championship Qualifier

Nitro Boats, Tracker Boats, North Dakota Tourism, Mercury Marine, Bass Pro
Shops, Lowrance, Berkley, Optima Batteries, MotorGuide, Navionics, Today’s
Tackle, Springfield Marine, Otter Outdoors.

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Full Name: Matt Johnson

Hometown: Coon Rapids, MN

Favorite Waters:
Lake Minnetonka, Chisago Chain of Lakes, Rush Lake

Favorite Techniques:        
Pitching, flipping, top-water (open water)
Jigging and plastics (ice fishing)

Personal Website
Career Highlights:        
  • Metro Area, MN fishing guide - ice fishing and open water
  • 14 "Top 10" finishes in multi-specie tournaments
  • "Big Bass" in 3 tournaments
  • Manager of Ice Team (
  • Owner of Ultimate Panfish League (

Ice Team, Clam Outdoors, KingFisher Boats, Thorne Brothers, Shimano,
Foster Bros Marine, G-Loomis, Lowrance, Mercury, Vexilar, Kahtoola, Salmo,
Vicious Fishing, Mepps Tackle, Mister Twister, Today’s Tackle and Rose Creek.

More Info/Web Sites:        
Thorne Brothers Fishing Blog
Clam Outdoors Pro Staff Bio
Vexilar Pro Staff Bio
HotSpotOutdoors Fishing Report
Full Name: Johnnie Candle

Hometown: Devils Lake, ND

Favorite Waters:
Devils Lake

Pro Qualities:
Charismatic and entertaining public speaker; A
positive and energetic role model; Deeply committed
to the sport-fishing industry; Presents a visible and
professional profile in the industry; Knowledgeable
representative of the sport-fishing
industry;Approachable figure to the general public
and peers;Self motivated; Skilled communicator;
Active promoter of youth participation in
Career Highlights:        
  • 13 year veteran on the professional circuit
  • Six Time National Championship Qualifier
  • Three time Professional Walleye Trail - 2001, 2003, 2007
  • Two time North American Walleye Anglers - 1996, 1999
  • One time USFA Team Walleye -1995
  • 7th place PWT, Mille Lacs, 2007
  • 4th place MWC, Devils Lake, 2006
  • 13th place PWT, Fox Chain, 2005
  • 17th place PWT, Lake Oahe, 2005
  • Big Walleye PWT, Saginaw Bay, 2005
  • 26th place PWT, Lake Erie 2004
  • Winner Coleman Cool Under Pressure Lake Francis Case 2004
  • 34th place PWT, Lake Francis Case 2004
  • 21st place PWT, Lake Erie 2003
  • 17th place PWT, Bay de Noc 2003
  • 11th place Spirit Lake Walleye Classic, Devils Lake 2003
  • 11th place Spirit Lake Walleye Classic, Devils Lake 2002
  • 3rd place PWT, Sault Ste Marie 2001
  • 27th place PWT, Mille Lacs Lake, 2001
  • 2nd place NAWA Team Challenge, Mille Lacs Lake 2000
  • Third place Team of the Year, NAWA Team Challenge series 2000

Crestliner, Mercury, Storm, Scheels, Todays Tackle, Minn Kota, Pure Fishing

More Info/Web Sites:
Johnnie appears in various paper publications as well as tv shows. Here are
some of the places you can or maybe have seen Johnnie...
  • NBC North Dakota’s Weekly Pro’s Pointer-Host
  • PWT TV on the Outdoor Channel
  • Outdoor World Television
  • In-Fisherman Television
  • Tony Dean Outdoors
  • North Country Outdoors Radio (weekly guest)