Dean Rojas

GILL PRO ANGLER TEAM MEMBER JASON CHRISTIE

CLASS

BASS Master

PROFILE

Dean Rojas signed on with Gill as a Pro Angler in February of 2010.

    Dean was born July 31, 1971 in Minneola, New York. At the age of three his family made the move across the country to San Diego, California, where he spent much of his youth.Bass fishing became a big part of his life. He joined two bass clubs in his late teens, but eventually set his sights on the regional tournament circuits, knowing he needed to go in this direction to achieve his goal of becoming a professional angler. "All I wanted to do was finish in the top 25, and if I did that, it was going to jumpstart my career." He accomplished his goal in his first year, enabling him to fish the Bassmaster Top 150.Dean’s next big step came when he won the Angler’s Choice Championship. in the 2000-2001 season, Dean rolled into Kissimmee, Florida to fish the Lake Toho 150 event. At the end of day-one, he rolled into the scales with the highest single day, five-fish, weight ever recorded in a B.A.S.S. event. His 45-02 lbs. He had won his first Top 150 event in impressive fashion. he total four-day world record now belonged to him also, with a 20 fish total of 108-12 lbs, he bettered the record by 15 lbs. was the talk of the fishing world.He also moved into second-place in total winnings for a single season, with his $333,940.00, just short of Denny Brauer’s 1998 winnings of $347,000.00

    How important is it to stay dry and warm when fishing in a competitive environment?

    It is very important to stay warm, dry and especially comfortable. We compete at the highest level of competitive fishing and my Gill gear meets every situation Mother Nature throws at me

    What reasons do you wear foul weather gear when it is not raining?

    Mostly for wind protection and to stay warm on those days when it is cold out on the water.

    What is your favorite Gill garment?

    KB1 Racer Jacket and Race Collection Trouser.

    What do you like most about wearing Gill?

    Mobility, stylish and it helps me perform at 100%.

    Website: 

    www.deanrojas.com