Andy Montgomery: The Business End of Competitive Fishing
While walking the floor of the 2015 ICAST Show in Orlando, Fla., it was hard to miss the big man walking the aisles with a sizable smile on his face.
That’s because for Major League Fishing GEICO Select pro Andy Montgomery, the business of fishing is still a lot of fun and a real live “Pinch me, is this real?” kind of experience.
Even after several years of attending the ICAST show, competing in numerous MLF and Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments, making two Bassmaster Classic appearances, winning a couple of BASS tournaments and being a part of the fishing industry, he still feels this way.
“The people (here at ICAST), these are the same guys I grew up idolizing and now I get to be around them,” said Montgomery. I’d see them on TV and wonder what it would be like to be around them when the cameras weren’t on,” he added. “And now I’m actually able to do it.”
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