Peoria, Ariz. – February 9, 2022 – On the eve of the season opening event of the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule, Next Gen Lithium Batteries a
Peoria, Ariz. – February 9, 2022 – On the eve of the season opening event of the 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule, Next Gen Lithium Batteries announces the addition of Greg Hackney or Gonzales, La. and Clifford Pirch of Payson, Ariz. to their pro team.
The pair of anglers will be using Next Gen Lithium Batteries as they compete in the nine-event schedule that begins in Palatka, Fla. In February, and ends in La Crosse, Wisc. in August. Hackney will also be using them when he competes in his 16th Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell in March, seeking to become the only angler in pro fishing history to complete the Bass Fishing Grand Slam, winning the Bassmaster Angler of the Year, FLW Angler of the Year, FLW Cup and Bassmaster Classic Titles.
The pair boast impressive sets of credentials, with Hackney having built a Hall of Fame worthy list of accomplishments. Hackney has competed in 198 Bassmaster events, winning six and placing in the top 10 59 times, he has earned $2,582,160 in Bassmaster career earnings along the way. Pirch, has notched 10 top 10 finishes, made seven trips to the Bassmaster Classic and cashed $819,666 in B.A.S.S. paychecks along the way.