“Practice, have a game plan and be able to adapt accordingly… but be prepared, stay focused, be patient, and have fun!”

Sondra Rankin (1978-)
Sondra Rankin – professional angler, country singer, Goodwill Ambassador and mother. She is a professional angler casting on the prestigious competitive bass fishing circuit, The FLW Tour and also fishes on the WBFA, women's pro tournament trail. She hosts a fishing 'reality' show, "Turn up the Bass, with Sondra Rankin.” She is also a recording artist and demo singer pursuing a career in country music in Nashville. In 2009, Sondra went to Iraq for a 10 day tour supporting US troops on Operation Catch Fish. Her mission is to get more women & children involved in fishing. She began when, “I was three years old when my grandmother introduced me to bream fishing.” Her advice: “Life is short. Fish hard, Fish well, and eat your veggies!”