Burwell Angling

Life & Career

Craig Burwell, of Northwestern Ohio, is a professional bass angler with over 12 years of experience, He has owned his own business for over 8 years and has dedicated himself to the sport of bass angling.


Craig has become the FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) Indian Lake Champion in 2011 and has maintained high rankings in the FLW being a regional qualifier for 8 years running.


Craig is a staple within his community hosting several local tournaments yearly. Giving back to veterans, the local D.A.R.E Program and children with pediatric cancer, he works to make a lasting impact on the lives of many people. He has mentored many by teaching them how fishing and staying focused on dreams and goals will keep them out of trouble.

Craig has ranked as a top 10 angler in many tournaments. For the 2019 FLW Buckeye Division Craig ranked 17th overall out of 160 anglers. This allowed him to attend the BFL Regional at the Potomac River. Below you will see all of his first-place tournaments.

First Place Tournaments

2007 - Salamoids Tournament - Grand Lake St.Mary’s - Champion $3800

2010 - Bassmaster National Qualifier - Lake Gunnersville - $4800

2011 - 2019 - 7 Time FLW Regional Qualifier

2011 - FLW / BFL Series Tournament - Indian Lake - Champion $12,500

2011 - Pro Staff Bass Mafia Most Winning Angler - $6000

2012 - Great Lakes Large Mouth Series Championship -Champion $5000

2013 - Great Lakes Large Mouth (Toledo Division) Series Champion - $1200

2016 - Indian Lake Open - 1st place - $1225

2018 - S.W.B.A.A - 1st place - $660

2018 - S.W.B.A.A - 1st place - $660

2019 - S.W.B.A.A - 1st place - Harrison Lake - $660

2019 - S.W.B.A.A - 1st place - Hudson Lake - $660

2019 - S.W.B.A.A - 1st place - West Harbor Lake Erie - $660