Rick Olson

Hometown: Aberdeen, SD   Years as an Evinrude Pro: 12

Boat: Ranger Fisherman   Engine: Evinrude 250 H.O. Expertise: Walleye – Fresh Water

Favorite Technique: None   Favorite Lake: Lake Oahe


Career Highlights: 2012 MWC Lake Erie winner – 2001 FLW Angler of the Year – 2000 PWT Angler of the Year – 1994 NAWA Championship winner – 1992 PWT Rookie of the Year – 1987 MWC Lake Oahe winner – Qualified for 32 Championships – 46 Top Ten pro tour finishes

Sponsors: BRP – Gemini Sport Marketing – South Dakota Tourism – Garmin Electronics – Minn-Kota trolling motors- Ranger Boats – Midwest Sports

How did you get into fishing? “My earliest memories in life are from fishing. My grandfather got me started by teaching me to cast in the backyard.  From that day on I just had a huge passion for fishing and could never get enough.”

What is your favorite thing about your Evinrude? “I have three favorite things…Quite – Dependable – Powerful – not necessarily in that order.”