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Major League Fishing Pro Luke Clausen Signs with Phenix Rods

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Cali. – Phenix Rods has announced the addition of Major League Fishing pro Luke Clausen to its pro staff. Clausen will fish with their bass rods, including the M1, Recon Elite, and Feather Series, on the Bass Pro Tour in 2023.

“We’re super excited to add an angler of Luke’s caliber to the Phenix Family,” stated Vince Borges, the Director of Sales and Marketing for Phenix Rods. “Luke and I have fished together and been good friends for quite a few years now. So it was an easy decision for myself and Phenix to welcome Luke to our team of highly skilled anglers and champions!”

Clausen is one of only five anglers who have won the Forrest Wood Cup and the Bassmaster Classic and finished 2nd in Major League Fishing’s REDCREST last year. His career has spanned nearly two decades, with earnings eclipsing $2.75 million.

“I’m looking forward to fishing Phenix rods this season because they are excellent products that are also very affordable,” added Clausen. “I’ve known the team for years and am very familiar with their products. It’s a great match, and I’m ready to start the season with Phenix Rods in my boat.”

Phenix began operation in 1977 and shortly after; they had a loyal following for their custom rods. In 2006, they expanded their offerings with a wide range of rods built for fresh and saltwater species and have continually added new rod designs for all anglers. The company’s focus is innovation, emphasizing decreasing rod weight and increasing sensitivity.

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