Email: [email protected]
Hometown: Bedford Park, Illinois
Crestliner Model: 2050 Raptor
Favorite Technique: Casting topwater for giant muskies and fall trolling
About:Ron takes advantage of living in the Midwest and has become well known as a talented multi-species angler who can
fish at a very high level for musky, walleye, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and Great Lakes trout and salmon. Ron
fishes many tournaments and has participated in the MWC, the Professional Musky Tournament Trail, and the Ft.
Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
In 2014, Ron's bass club, Bass Pac, finished second in the State of Illinois state qualifying tournament.
Ron was a very active member of Muskies Inc. and an early proponent of Catch and Release. Ron helped to form the
Southside Muskie Hawks, a highly successful chapter of Muskie Inc. during the 1980s and 90s. He also served on the
International Board of Muskies Inc for 2 years.
Ron served on the Illinois High School Association Board and helped to institute the first high school sanctioned bass
tournaments in North America. Ron also volunteered for 3 years as the head coach of the local high school fishing team.
Ron is considered a highly skilled fishing educator who has given hundreds of seminars on musky, walleye, bass and
lake trout. Ron has also written many educational articles on a variety of techniques and species. Since retiring after 32
years as a High School teacher and coach, Ron, his wife Susan and their dog, Rexie spend 4 months each year on Lake
of the Woods, Ontario chasing monster fish.
Other Sponsors:Basa's Marine, Musky Innovations, Raymarine
Video: John Cox Exclusive interview on the New MX 21
It’s been an unprecedented season for Crestliner National Pro Team member and 2016 FLW Cup Champion John Cox. With a recent FLW win at Chickamauga, the Tin Man is hitting his stride as the race for Angler of the Year concludes. Leading the FLW tour by a single point and now 7th place all-time in FLW wins, Cox is showcasing all the skills and instincts that make him a winner.
Ostego, Minn., Feb. 21, 2020 – Crestliner recently received its 14th consecutive Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) at the 2020 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®.
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