At Tackle Monkey, Our staff is comprised of Veterans and Fishing Pros!
Jim Pierce is a lifelong Tennessee native with a degree in Organizational Leadership from Union University. Jim has worked in the Telecommunications and Defense industries as an engineer for over 30 years and he’s a fishing enthusiast! His goal is to assist TackleMonkey Nation Teammates by providing the knowledge and skill level with baits and techniques to catch more fish!
Ken is a Tennessee native with a Mechanical Engineering Technology degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin. With over 30 years of experience with Business Development, Program Management, and Engineering, Ken is an instrumental part of the Tackle Monkey Team!
Ronnie D. Tucker
Ronnie was born in Jacksonville, FL, and resides in Ramer, Tennessee. He is a proud husband and father. Ronnie served in the U.S. Navy as a Senior Chief Submarine Electronics Technician for 23 years. In that time, he served aboard 5 Fast Attack Submarines, was a Naval Submarine School Master Training Specialist, and coordinated Submarine Ballistic Missile Testing. Needless to say that Ronnie helps steer the ship around here at Tackle Monkey!
Additional Team Members
As part of our Pro Staff of Tackle Monkey teammates, Scott’s experience as a professional fisherman for 12 years speak for themselves! Scott is an FLW Pro Circuit Pro, Bass Master Classic Qualifier and Major League Fishing Pro, 2-time MLF Cup Qualifier, and Bass Master Elite Series Pro!
Matt German is a born and raised Tennesseean with a passion for the outdoors. He grew up fishing out of small Jon Boats and bank fishing, but recently he has started a new trend of bass fishing from a standup paddle board! Matt helps ensure that every bait that goes in a TackleMonkey box catches fish and does it on a budget. His YouTube channel Southern Hollar Outdoors gives you great examples of how he loves to fish.