MLF BPT Angler

Shaw Grigsby

Professional bass angler since 1984

Hometown: Gainesville, Florida
Home Lake: Withlacoochee River
Favorite Lake: Toho or smallmouths in the Northeast
Angling Hero: Rick Clunn and Denny Brauer 
Hobbies: Bow hunting, archery, fly fishing and hunting

Shaw Grigsby fished his first national tournament in 1977, 40 years ago this year. A former motorcycle racer, he became a full-time pro angler on the Bassmaster Tournament Trail in 1984, and since then has won nine Bassmaster tournaments, qualified for the Bassmaster Classic 16 times, and competed in four FLW championships. Known for his sight fishing expertise, in his fishing career with B.A.S.S. Grigsby has 60 top ten finishes and has won more than $2 million. To many of his fans, Shaw is the 20-year-plus host of One More Cast with Shaw Grigsby, airing on the Sportsman Channel.
Shaw Grigsby was inducted into the 2017 Bass Hall of Fame.

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Shaw Grigsby holding out a bass on the deck of his boat


Shaw's Gear

With Strike King baits, I can catch them in any situation. Strike King baits make fishing easier With Strike King, I know I am going to catch them.