Pro-Spotlight Winner: Jim Hallauer

Jim Hallauer : El Cajon, California

A native Californian, Jim Hallauer has more than twenty years experience as a guide and tournament angler. He has earned the title of “Angler of the Year” six times in the San Diego region.

Background: “I started fishing around age 5. I was a deckhand for a sport fishing fleet when I was 14, and by age 18, I had obtained my Captain’s License and was operating boats up and down the West Coast.”

Specialty: Methods and techniques for both saltwater and freshwater fishing that includes oceans, lakes, rivers, and tributaries.

Tournament Highlights:

  • 2012 U.S. Angler’s Choice: “Angler of the Year”
  • San Diego Region “Angler of the Year” in 4 different tournaments: ABA, National Bass West, WON Bass Pro/AM and U.S. Angler’s Choice

Favorite FatSack Tackle Product: “FatSack’s Ultra Mag Spinnerbait is my favorite to help cover a lot of water and the components are easily changeable for changing conditions. It also remains a primary reaction bait for my guide clients and is easy to fish.”