Josh Rouse: Trophy Bass Company among Kansas-based businesses worth patronizing during pandemic – Sports – The Topeka Capital-Journal

With the effects of COVID-19 leaching onto both our residents’ health and paycheck, it is more important now than ever to shop locally for your hunting and fishing gear.

Luckily, you can purchase some of that gear directly from the makers, and many manufacturers of sporting goods reside right here in the Sunflower State.

Trophy Bass Company, based out of Overland Park, is one of the state’s most successful fishing lure retailers and sponsors anglers from the youth and high school circuit all the way to the pros.

Lenexa native Casey Scanlon, a pro angler on the FLW Tour and guide on Lake of the Ozarks, co-owns the company alongside fellow Kansas native Travis Perret and promotes the company’s products during tournaments. Perret, who also fishes competitively, said the pairing was meant to be.

“I’ve been fishing bass tournaments for the last 15 years or so,” Perrett said. “I met

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