Kenders Outdoors Prostaff

Kenders Outdoors respects our natural resources, and pride ourselves in practicing sound ethics. We are proud of this team of anglers representing our values, and conducting themselves on a professional level. Learn more about them below!

 

Name: Austin Bartz

Age: 22
Hometown: New Brighton, MN
Favorite Species of Fish: GIANT Bluegills.
Favorite Kenders Jig (color and size):3mm, Orange Stripe Glow.
3 Words Describing Yourself:  Optimistic, Outdoorsman, Christ-Follower.
What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?:  Chicken foot.
Most Embarrassing moment?: Getting out fished by my brother, Connor B.

Why do you love Kenders?: I love tungsten jigs, Panfish, and great customer service. Kenders has them all.

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Name: Mitch Bradshaw

Age: 29

Hometown: White Bear Lake, MN

Favorite Species of Fish: It’s tough to pick between Slab Crappies or Bull Bluegills.

Favorite Kenders Jig (color and size): 4mm Rainbow or 3mm Bright Pink.

 

3 Words Describing Yourself: Passionate, Outdoorsman, Adventurous.

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Chocolate Covered Crickets.

Most Embarrassing moment? Getting out fished by my Girlfriend (on more than one occasion).

Why you love Kenders? For the budget minded angler, they offer Tungsten jigs at a lower price point than competitors and you don’t lose out on quality. Kenders have sticky sharp hooks, pre-cleaned eyelets and a bunch of colors & sizes to choose from!

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Name: Kevin Dahlke

Age: 51

Hometown: Rowley, MA

Favorite Species of Fish: Anything with Fins.

Favorite Kenders Jig (color and size): Orange Green Stripe Glow Size 3 MM.

 

3 Words Describing Yourself: Dedicated, Persistent, Adventurous.

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Jalapeno Chicken Fries.

Most Embarrassing moment? Pulling up to the dock and watching the dock steel roll over the head of my trolling motor snapping it off with people watching.

Why you love Kenders? Quality Tungsten Jigs, strong hooks and paint, owners that are anglers as well and understand what is needed in a jig.

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Name: Connor Bartz

Age: 18

Hometown: New Brighton, MN

Favorite Species of Fish: Big Bluegills!!!

Favorite Kenders Jig (color and size): Orange Green Stripe Glow in 4mm

 

3 Words Describing Yourself: Energetic, Joyful, Christian

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Red Squirrel

Most Embarrassing moment? Having “Knee” surgery.

Why you love Kenders? The fish love them, so I love them!

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Name: Dylan Kukkonen

Age: 14

Hometown: Nashwauk, MN

Favorite Species of Fish: I love walleyes, but I have a soft spot for bluegills and crappies.

Favorite Kenders Jig (color and size): I love them all, but I got to give it to the 5mm Pink Pearl Glow!!
   
3 Words Describing Yourself:  Hardworker, Dedicated, Family Man.

What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten? Pickled pigs foot.

Most Embarrassing moment? Probably when I set the hook so hard I snapped a fiber glass rod in two on a 2 pound pike or when I fell drilling holes!

Why you love Kenders? It's a great company, they make great jigs and swaggy apparel, the people are great and awesome at what they do!