Mud Hole welcomes Matt to the fold

Mud Hole Custom Tackle, a US-based leader in rod building and custom tackle crafting has agreed an exclusive sponsorship with established Major League Fishing professional and custom rod builder Matt Stefan for the 2022 MLF season.

The agreement includes representation of Mud Hole and its affiliated brands across a variety of Matt Stefan marketing assets, co-development of online fishing and custom rod building content and Mud Hole-provided rod building products to be used throughout the 2022 season.

“On the water and off, Matt Stefan is a true professional and has really established himself as one of Major League Fishing’s top contenders” said Steve Sweeney, managing director of marketing and communications at Mud Hole Custom Tackle.

“The fact that Matt has proven great success on the water with his own custom-built rods makes him an ideal angler to promote our core business. We are so pleased to grow our relationship with Matt and we look forward to an amazing 2022 season.”

Matt Stefan is a seven-time FLW Forrest Wood Cup/MLF Title Championship qualifier with three (3) top ten (10) placements in MLF competition and over $500,000 in career earnings.

He said: “I’m really excited about collaborating with the Mud Hole team and taking our relationship to the next level.

“I’ve been building custom rods with Mud Hole, MHX, and CRB for years and have enjoyed incremental success every season. I’m looking forward to sharing my passion for professional fishing and for custom rod building with anglers everywhere.”

Building on a years-long working relationship, the Mud Hole/Matt Stefan sponsorship agreement will continue through 2022 with each party given the opportunity to extend into 2023 and beyond.