In 2015, Russ proved he is one of the most dominant and consistant anglers in the club. Russ started the season bringing in steady bags at Lake Wisconsin and Pools 8 & 9 in Lacrosse on the Mississippi River. He continued his consistency at the 3rd event in Minocqua. Russ put an exclaimation on the season with the Fox Lake event and at the State Tournament in Sturgeon Bay. Two of his final three bags brought to the scales in 2015 went for double digit weights and secured an Angler of the Year title.
Russ finished the season with a total weight of 68.31. Behind Russ were Keith Matush (59.49), Brian Saari (46.61), and TJ Maglio (40.66). Head on over to the 2015 Standings page to view the full results of the season.