MLF General Manager Don Rucks Issues Statement on Passing of Aaron Martens

Category: News Release

 Nov 8th, 2021 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Nov 8th, 2021 at 9:10 AM

TULSA, Okla. (Nov. 5, 2021) – Major League Fishing Executive Vice President and General Manager Don Rucks issued the following statement today regarding the passing of Aaron Martens:

“The entire MLF family is deeply saddened by the passing of Aaron Martens, who fought a brave battle with Glioblastoma with courage and grace.

“Aaron Martens will always be remembered as one of the greatest pure talents and fishermen in the history of our sport. As an angler, he will be remembered for his skills, his competitiveness, and his tenacity. He was also a remarkable teacher and communicator who for decades inspired excellence and exemplified integrity, both on and off the water.

“We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Lesley, and their family, and the millions of anglers that Aaron touched around the world. Together we mourn his loss.”

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