Scott R. Martin from Clewiston Florida is one of the hottest and brightest stars in professional fishing today. Coming from a long family heritage of fishing and being the son of Roland Martin, the holder of many records in professional fishing and star of “Fishing with Roland Martin” that has been running for over 30 years, it was no surprise that Scott would follow the family legacy.
Since 1996, the Walmart FLW Tour has represented the highest level of tournament bass fishing in the FLW circuit of local and national events. The season consists of six tournaments where as many as 150 pros and as many co-anglers compete for as much as $125,000 and $25,000, respectively, per tournament. The top pro and co-angler from the point standings after the six qualifying tournaments win the FLW Tour Angler of the Year and Co-angler of the Year titles, respectively.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – When Scott Martin came across a series of offshore rock piles in practice, he stopped to investigate. These isolated sweet spots, located on a Missisquoi Bay flat, were loaded with largemouth bass hiding in a mix of healthy grass, and Martin thought they could potentially go the distance. Clark Wendlandt, however, had no intentions of winning the tournament. His sights were set on becoming the first to win three Angler of the Year titles.