Tyler Brinks Tyler Brinks is a tournament bass angler and writer living in Spokane, WA. His fishing experience dates back as long as he can recall and his passion continues to grow every day. While bass are his favorite species, he also enjoys fishing for walleye, crappie and inshore saltwater species. Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Tyler began bass fishing tournaments at the age of 15 and has traveled the country competing in tournaments at all levels. His journey also included living in south Florida for five years where he was able to fish his favorite lake of them all, Lake Okeechobee. In addition to writing, Tyler works with various fishing brands for social media support and pro staff management. He is very active on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and you can find him discussing the latest and greatest in fishing tackle. Living in the Pacific Northwest allows for excellent bass fishing for most of the year and when it is too cold to fish for bass, you can find Tyler writing articles, building rods, making videos, ice fishing and managing his website TBrinksFishing.com.