Meet Brad Hicks – Kayak Fishing Pro Staff

Brad Hicks – Team Dakota Lithium – Kayak Fishing

Hometown: New Carlisle, Ohio

I started fishing at a young age with my dad at lakes and ponds all around Ohio. Around 21 years old, I discovered my passion for river fishing. Since then, I’ve dedicated a lot of my time fishing the Great Miami River, The Little Miami River, Stillwater River, and Mad River in Ohio in hopes of finding the elusive 20” river smallmouth. My favorite species to chase is the river smallmouth bass. I am a Team Bonafide member, part of the Loveland Canoe and Kayak fishing team in Loveland, Ohio, Yak Attack team member, and Bending Branches regional team member.

Sport of choice in the winter? Summer?

Fishing for both.

What circuits do you compete in?

Cincinnnati Kayak Fishing Trail

and KBF

Wins, Accomplishments, and Big Moments

Won my second tournament I’ve ever competed in on Cowan Lake in Ohio.

Only fished 8 tournaments last year but placed well in most.

How did you start in your sport? (What’s your origin story?)

In 2014, I bought a kayak and started floating the river and the passion and addiction has grown astronomically ever since.

What is your favorite Dakota Lithium Product & WHY?

The lithium battery because it lasts forever.

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