Fishing Evolved: Shryock's Elite Pursuit
Hunter Shryock follows brother Fletcher’s lead while blazing his own trail through tournament trenches.
Hard-fishing Hunter Shryock tackles the competitive bass fishing scene with the same passion that fueled his exploits in the motocross arena.
A perennial threat in Bassmaster Opens with his sights set on the prestigious Elite Series and beyond, the 27-year-old native of Newcomerstown, Ohio, often leans on the advice of older brother Fletcher—himself a rising star in the Elites—as he charts a high-octane course to the top of the pro ranks.
To get a feel for what it’s like breaking into the professional ranks and competing in the Opens while chasing his Elite Series dreams, we corralled Hunter for a Q&A session on his life and times.