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Mossy Oak Fishing Adds 2018 Major League Fishing World Champion Greg Hackney

Greg Hackney

Mossy Oak is excited to announce the addition of Greg Hackney to the Mossy Oak Fishing Team.

Fishing out of Gonzales, Louisiana, Hackney has won every major competitive bass fishing title with the exception of the Bassmaster Classic.  Notable victories on Hackney’s resume include, but are not limited to:

  • 2018 Major League Fishing World Champion
  • 2014 Bassmaster AOY
  • 6-Time Bassmaster Tour Champion
  • 2009 FLW Cup

“I’m an outdoors addict,” said Hackney.  “Partnering with Mossy Oak was an easy decision for me.  As a company, they make a pattern for every day of my life, whether for hunting or fishing.  As a brand, they fully represent who I am as an outdoorsman and a conservationist.”

Hackney will fish the 2019 season representing Mossy Oak Fishing and wearing its pattern, Elements Agua. Mossy Oak launched its first fishing pattern, Elements Agua, at the ICAST show in July 2017. Since then, Elements Agua has been named the official pattern of B.A.S.S., Major League Fishing, the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Bassmaster High School Tournament Series.  In conjunction with the launch of Elements Agua, the Mossy Oak Fishing Team has continued to grow since the additions of Kevin VanDam (Team Leader), Jordan Lee, Ott DeFoe, Brandon Palaniuk, Gerald Swindle and Matt Lee.

“Greg is one of the most respected anglers in competitive bass fishing,” said Ben Maki, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Mossy Oak. “His passion for the outdoors as an angler, a hunter and a conservationist makes him a perfect addition to the Mossy Oak family.  We’re proud to have him on our team.”

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