Meet the Guides
Owner of Buck Brush Fishin Guides and president of the Amvets Outdoors organization. He is true native to the area, born and raised in Bonnie, Illinois. Jason is on the pro-staff for Ozark Rods out of Carterville, Illinois; he also runs the Lake Zone bait shop in Whittington, Illinois. He has over 15 years of fishing expertise on the various lakes in the area. Jason competes in various tournaments nation wide alongside Blake Ray, another guide.
Owner of Gettin Jiggy With It jigs, official tyer for Ozark Rods, pro-staff for Ozark Rods and guide for Buck Brush Fishin Guides. Blake has over 8 years of fishing experience in the area, born and raised in Columbia, Illinois. Blake also competes in various tournaments nation wide alongside Jason Dudley.
Stacy Cooper "Crazy Coop"
Stacy Cooper aka "Crazy Coop," has been crappie fishing since he was 7 years old, he was introduced to crappie fishing by his father. He has extensive knowledge of all the lakes of Southern Illinois, with over 25 years of fishing experience in Rend Lake. His expertise lies with multi pole fishing called "spider riggin." Coop currently resides in Albion, Illinois when he's not on the lakes fishing.