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Pro Staff

Dax Szegda
I have been fishing all of my life. I started on Mille Lacs fishing walleyes, then moved onto Minnetonka to fish for bass. Today, I am a licensed fishing guide in Northwest Wisconsin. I love fishing on open water for bass and muskies and ice fishing for whatever bites. In the past few years, I have become part of Pro Tour Baits, St. Croix rods, Uncle Josh, and Northland fishing tackle pro staffs, and hopefully the future will bring more. Good Fishing and I hope to see you on the water.

Accomplishments & Achievements
- 2007 Bassmaster Weekend Series, 8th place.
- 2007 Lake Okauchee open, 5th place
- 2007 Club Tourney Wins
- 2011 Denny Potter Memorial, 1st place.
- 2011 Club Tourney Wins

- 2012, 1st place WAPO Open.
- 2013, 3rd place Bone Lake Open.
- 2013, 4th place Bone Lake Fisherman's Party
- 2014, 1st place, Balsam Lake Classic.
- 2014, 2nd place, Bone Lake Open.
- 2015, 2nd place Balsam Lake Open.
- 2015, 4th place, Bone Lake Open.

Contact Information
Location: Chetek, WI
Phone: 715-553-1501


Sean Vainovskis

Lindstrom, MN

I was introduced to fishing at a young age by my father. He taught me everything from tying my first lure on to helping me catch my first bass. Fishing was only a hobby for me until I was asked by a friend to be his partner in a bass tournament. I was 17 years old and we took first place that day. It changed everything and I was hooked. I learned that competitive bass fishing is more than just throwing a line in the water and hoping for the best. You need strategy, quick decision making, using the right tool for the right job, and being able to adapt to any circumstances. I have now been competitive bass fishing since 2010, I jumped on board with Pro Tour Baits in 2014 and got my first bass boat in 2015. I still have a lot to learn and many goals to achieve in order to reach the professional level of competitive bass fishing. I give a huge thank you to Pro Tour Baits for giving me the opportunity to work with them and helping me reach those goals!



Steven Sellnow

Watertown, WI

I'm a 5-time Wisconsin State Bass fishing Champion- 3 time youth state champion in 2007, 2009, and 2013 and a 2 time back-to-back high school state champion from 2012-2013. I placed 3rd at the Youth National Tournament held in South Carolina in 2014. I am a member of the C@R Bass Club held in Watertown, Wisconsin, and I'm in my second year of fishing at the collegiate level at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. I qualified for the Conference Championship tournament as a freshmen last year. Fishing is my passion and I look forward to continuing my journey through fishing college tournaments and club tournaments.


Randy Oppermann

Redgranite, WI

As a professional angler, I need soft plastic baits that are dependable and that work. Every Pro Tour Baits bait I have used so far has exceeded my expectations. I am happy to be on their pro staff!  I would highly suggest ordering their baits and try them for yourself!


Nick Fuge

Stevens Point, WI

I was happy to join the Pro Tour Baits Pro Staff in 2015.  I am an avid fisherman and love spending quality time with my kids.  Fishing with the kids is my biggest treat!  I enjoy fishing tournaments and learning new techniques and bodies of water.  A few of my accomplishments are:

Angler’s Choice Northern WI Division:
- 2014 Castle Rock Lake – 4th Place
- 2014 Biron Flowage – 7th Place
- 2014 Lake Winnebago – 8th Place
- 2014 Overall Standings – 6th Place
- 2015 Lake Winneconne – 7th Place
- 2015 Tournament Of Champions Qualifier, Lake Guntersville
- 2015 Overall Standings – 13th Place


Brad Staszewski

Schererville, IN

I am currently President of the fishing team called NWI Bass Hunters. We are located in Northwest Indiana specializing in catching bass. I am a full time college student looking to expand my fishing skills.  I fish throughout Northwest Indiana and as far as Central Indiana (Indianapolis) in tournaments and just for fun.