Hometown: Twin Lake, Michigan
Year Turned Pro: 1985
Currently Representing: Rapala and Storm
"Must Have" Rapala Lure and why?
- Shap Rap: Used for targeting different structures at different depths whether casting or trolling dirty or clear waters.
- Original Floating: Used for slow presentations with or without current and with or without weight added to line.
- Husky Jerk: Used for targeting fish all year long at all depths, all speeds, all water conditions - lake, river, reservoir, and all water colors from clean to dirty.
This Year's Favorite Rapala Lure: Shad Dancer
The One “Go To” Rapala Lure: Jigging Rap
Favorite Lake: Saginaw Bay
Favorite Fishing Memory: Fishing with my dad and grandpa all night long for trophy walleyes has made me who I am today.
Guide, Captain and Full Time Hall of Fame Professional Walleye Fisherman and Speaker.
Capt. Mark Martin is the 1990 Professional Walleye Trail WORLD CHAMPION. Mark won the first PWT Tournament of Champions held at International Falls, Minnesota earned him the distinction of being "The Original Champ"...
Today Mark, as fishing promoter travels extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada doing tournaments, TV Shows, Outdoor Writer Events, Seminars, 30+ years doing Ice & Open Water Schools and teaching walleye wisdom - especially leading kids fishing clinics. He also has published various books and videos to help walleye aficionados get more 'eyes in the net & on the ice.