Southampton Native Mandel Pettus Heads To His First Professional Bass Fishing Tournament - 27 East

Southampton Native Mandel Pettus Heads To His First Professional Bass Fishing Tournament

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Mandel Pettus, who grew up in Southampton and Riverhead, was the top amateur angler on the B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Tournament Trail in 2018 and this winter will fish in his first tournaments as a professional angler.  Courtesy of B.A.S.S. Bassmaster

Mandel Pettus, who grew up in Southampton and Riverhead, was the top amateur angler on the B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Tournament Trail in 2018 and this winter will fish in his first tournaments as a professional angler. Courtesy of B.A.S.S. Bassmaster

Mandel Pettus, who grew up in Southampton and Riverhead, was the top amateur angler on the B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Tournament Trail in 2018 and this winter will fish in his first tournaments as a professional angler.  Courtesy of B.A.S.S. Bassmaster

Mandel Pettus, who grew up in Southampton and Riverhead, was the top amateur angler on the B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Tournament Trail in 2018 and this winter will fish in his first tournaments as a professional angler. Courtesy of B.A.S.S. Bassmaster

Mandel Pettus, left, with his wife Carmen, and sponsor Michael White. DREW BUDD

Mandel Pettus, left, with his wife Carmen, and sponsor Michael White. DREW BUDD

Carmen Pettus, left, Michael White and Mandel Pettus. DREW BUDD

Carmen Pettus, left, Michael White and Mandel Pettus. DREW BUDD

Carmen Pettus, left, Michael White and Mandel Pettus. DREW BUDD

Carmen Pettus, left, Michael White and Mandel Pettus. DREW BUDD

author on Jan 11, 2019
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