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Schmitt Hooks up with Riot Baits

Local favorite Bryan Schmitt brought 15-5 in and lurks in third place after the first day.

Walmart FLW Tour pro Bryan Schmitt has joined the “R-Unit” team of Riot Baits. The Maryland angler has nine wins and 30 top-10 finishes in various FLW circuits.

“I have been a fan of the Riot’s Fuzzy Beaver for a long time now, and Riot’s other baits fit my style of fishing,” says Schmitt. “Riot is a young brand with a lot going for it, and the new products it’s launching in 2016 have me really excited about this partnership.”?

According to Riot Baits owner Matt Stark, Schmitt’s “working-class background” played a big part in Riot’s selection of the former Chesapeake Bay guide for its R-Unit team of pro-staffers.

“When Bryan and I first spoke, it was clear he had used our Beaver and was a real fan,” observes Stark. “We ended up talking for an hour about Riot’s other products, our families, work, tournaments – you name it. Bryan just came across as being a real dude. It was clear to me that he didn’t just wake up one morning and decide to try a career in bass fishing. This guy worked his tail off and made a lot of sacrifices to get where he is, and I respect that.”

On the Walmart FLW Tour and the Costa FLW Series, Schmitt will be representing Riot Baits and his other sponsors: All-Tackle, Mercury, Ranger Boats, P-Line, “Loosen Up” Charters, Bilman HVAC, Ardent and Cooler Shield.

See all of Riot Baits’ products at riotbaits.com.

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