HomeNewsEdwin Evers Joins Mustad Pro Team Edwin Evers Joins Mustad Hooks Pro Team Doral, Florida February 16, 2015 – When Edwin Evers hits the water in the Bassmaster Elite Series this year he will be fishing as a member of Team Mustad. Heading into his 16th professional season, “E2” is one of the most successful and popular anglers in Bassmaster Elite Series®. Evers’ ability to quickly adapt to different fishing conditions and master different species of bass has brought him 8 Elite Series Tournament titles (finishing in the top ten 57 times). His skill, consistency, and competitiveness has made him a 14 time Bassmaster Classic qualifier; finishing inside the Top 10 in the Angler of the Year race 4 of the past 5 years. Aside from his Elite Series accomplishments, Edwin was the 2013 Challenge Cup Winner in the Major League Fishing Series, and is also a Co-Host on the very popular “The Bass Pros” television show and video series. “We are extremely excited to have Edwin join our team, “says Mustad Sales Manager Steve Tagami. “He has built a great career and following with a record of accomplishment that speaks for itself. His personal reputation is top notch, and there is a tremendous amount of mutual respect and appreciation between Edwin and his fan base. He loves to educate and it really shows in the quality of his seminars, articles, and videos. Edwin just gets it done!” Evers says, “Fishing against a high level of competition like I do, it is absolutely critical that I am confident in everything I use. I have always fished Mustad because I totally believe in the product. The hook is one of, if not the, most important part of anyone’s fishing equipment, and you can depend on Mustad UltraPoint Hooks to be super strong, and stay sharp. It makes a big difference in your day and your season when you don’t have to constantly sharpen or change your hooks.” To match his versatility, Evers’ is fishing a wide variety of Mustad UltraPoint™ Series Hooks featuring 4.3 Stay Sharp Technology, including the following models: Mustad UltraPoint Elite Series™ Treble Hooks: TG76NP-BN 2X Short / 1X Strong KVD Elite Triple Grip Trebles TG58NP-BN Standard KVD Elite Triple Grip Trebles TG78NP-BN 1X Strong KVD Elite Triple Grip Trebles Mustad UltraPoint Grip-Pin™ Series Soft Plastics Hooks – featuring the Super Strong Grip-Pin Keeper System: Grip-Pin MAX™ (Ref# G34131NP-BN) Flippin’, Pitchin’ and Punchin’ Hooks KVD Grip-Pin™ (38101NP-BN) Offset Wide Gap Soft Plastics Grip-Pin Edge™ (G34042NP-BN) Straight Shank Finesse Soft Plastics About Mustad Every year since 1877, more anglers worldwide put their trust in Mustad than any other brand to catch their fish of a lifetime. Sold in over 160 countries, Mustad Hooks are the world’s best-selling brand and heralded by top anglers for strength, sharpness, and quality. At the heart of every Mustad Fish Hook is wire drawn and processed specifically for fish hook production at the Mustad Factory, in operation for over 180 years, in the town of Gjovik, Norway. This exclusive process means that Mustad is the only company in the world that controls all phases of fish hook production from wire to finish. Mustad brands include Mustad UltraPoint Hooks, Mustad Classic Hooks, Mustad Signature Fly Hooks as well as Terminal Tackle and Fishing Tools. Included in Mustad’s portfolio of legendary styles are Demon Perfect Circle Hooks, KVD Elite Series Treble Hooks, Slow Death Hooks and the new ground breaking Grip-Pin Series. For more information on Mustad’s newly expanded lineup of product, call (305) 597-0553; write O. Mustad & Son Americas., 2315NW 107th Ave. Box 88 Doral, FL 33172, visit www.mustad-americas.com or the Mustad Hooks Facebook page.