Bryan Schmitt

Elite Series
Bryan Schmitt


Years as a full-time pro angler: 7
Signature technique/strength: Swim jig Home waters: Potomac River
Favorite place to fish: Lake Champlain
Career highlights: Bryan finished first in the 2019 Bassmaster Eastern Opens Anger of the Year standings. In just his second season on the Elite Series, Bryan had three Top 10s, including his victory at the 2021 Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Lake Champlain.
Did you know: When not competing as a Bassmaster Elite Series pro, Bryan runs a charter boat company on the lower Chesapeake Bay for saltwater stripers with his father-in-law.
Deale, Maryland
Ashleigh (wife), Dylan, Olivia (children)
March 3, 1981