Ricky Shabazz has more than 10 years of experience as professional tournament angler, guide and outdoor writer. Originally from Southern California, Ricky developed his passion for bass fishing while chasing largemouth on Lake Castaic and Pyramid with his grandfather. Ricky turned pro his senior year of college and qualified to fish the BASS Top 150 Tour through the old Western BASS Opens. Since then, he has qualified for every major pro level and team championship in the West including qualifying to fish the BASS Elite Series, the FLW Tour, The BASS Open Championship, the FLW Everstart Championship, WON Bass Classic, Angler Choice Classic, and a host of other local team championships.
Ricky has appeared on several fishing TV shows, and in various fishing magazines including BASSMASTER Magazine, Western Outdoor News, BASSWEST Magazine, and WON Bass. Additionally, Ricky represents his sponsors at sport and trade shows throughout the West and writes outdoor articles for several fishing magazines and online websites.
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