Gary Dobyns

Hometown: Yuba City, CA   Years as an Evinrude Pro: 8

Boat: Ranger Z520   Engine: Evinrude 250 H.O. Expertise: Bass – Fresh Water

Favorite Technique: Jerkbaits   Favorite Lake: Lake Oroville, CA


Career Highlights: US Open Champion, Winner of 40 Bass Boats

Sponsors:Evinrude, Ranger, Humminbird, MinnKota, Yamamoto, Gamakatsu, Robo Worms, P-Line, Daiwa, Rod Glove, Lucky Craft, Dobyns Rods


How did you get into fishing? 

“I’ve been a fisherman my whole life. My father and grandfather were very avid anglers. I fished a small, local tackle shop tournament and absolutely fell in love with the sport. I love to fish. I love to compete. That makes competitive fishing the best job in the world.”

What is your favorite thing about your Evinrude? 

“The things that I love about my Evinrude are the pure power of the engine, its reliability, how super quiet the engine is and the low-end and mid-range power for working a boat through the waves in very rough water.  Simple things like how easy it shifts into gear.  I love the great people I get to work with at Evinrude.  I love the new charcoal color of the

E-TEC 250.”