Professional Michigan Angler Nate Wellman
About Nate Wellman
An experienced angler with recent successes at a number of professional fishing tournaments, Nate Wellman is one of only 100 individuals who qualify for the title of Elite. He has recently participated in major tournaments in the Bassmaster Elite Series, including the BASS Open in Alabama. His recent successes include winning the 2010 BASS Open on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. In addition to his activity in professional tournaments, Nate Wellman enjoys participating in charity-based competitions. For example, he recently participated in Exelon’s Fishing for a Cure, an event to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. At that event, Mr. Wellman donated his third-place prize of $1,000 to the associations.
Nate Wellman is a longtime resident of Michigan. Taught to fish at an early age by his father, he participated in his first fishing tournament when he was only 12. Throughout the course of his career as a professional angler, he has received extensive support from his parents and his fiancé.