CERRITOS, Calif. - FLW Tour Champion Drew Benton from Panama City, Fla., has joined the Phenix Rods Elite Pro Staff and fished the company’s new M1 series of rods while recently winning the 2013 FLW Tour opener on Lake Okeechobee. Benton began his relationship with Phenix Rods in January of 2013 and both parties are excited about the opportunities to work together.
“From day one we liked Drew for his professionalism and passion for both our product and the sport of professional bass fishing – we look forward to a long-term relationship with him,” stated Vince Borges, Director of Sales and Marketing for Phenix Rods. “Drew will be a key component to our growth as we continue to introduce our Western U.S.-based brand throughout the eastern half of the country,” added Steve Dall, Phenix Rods Sales Representative in the Southeastern U.S.
“I am honored to be working with Phenix Rods and the new 7’8” Heavy model in their M1 series was a big part of my recent success at Okeechobee in the FLW Tour opener,” stated Benton.
The Phenix M1 Rods are one of the most advanced fishing rod series for bass and light saltwater anglers alike. An uncompromising engineering concept is at the heart of the Phenix M1 Rod Series. Constructed with unidirectional carbon fiber and featuring the cutting-edge innovation of Nanotube technology, the M1 Casting Rods maximize strength and ultra-sensitivity like no other fishing rods in their class. Featuring Phenix' own custom designed reel seat, durable EVA handles and premium SiC guides, the Phenix M1 Casting Rods’ dynamically balanced feel gives you the confidence in fishing performance you expect from Phenix.