Mike Defibaugh

Professional Walleye Fisherman


Mike is a professional angler on the National Walleye Tour. He won the 2017 National Walleye Tour event on Lake Erie, and has finished in the top ten for Angler Of the Year for the past 2 years. Mike also currently holds the highest percentage of top ten finishes on tour. He has devoted over 20 years to walleye tournament fishing at all levels and has no plans to slow down any time soon. While he has traveled around the country for tournaments, he is an Ohio native and spends his spare time fishing Ohio’s waters.