Meet the Amped Up Team

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson

Founder, Media Director

A passionate fisherman and music lover (hence the logo) since a youngster.  Started Amped Up Fishing to share his pursuits of chasing after many species of fish on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook.

Matt Polm

Matt Polm

Co-founder & Lead Content Creator

Very enthusiastic fisherman and when he is not fishing you can find him wakeboarding with his good buddies all over!

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Website, Video Editing

Mike is responsible for most of the web design and video editing.  When not fishing, he can usually be found hiking the various trails in Shenandoah National Park.

Bruce Wagner

Bruce Wagner

The Intern, Marketing & Development

My passions are simply being outdoors, and all aspects of fishing, including by not limited to, Tenkara (fixed line) and kayak Bass/Snakehead fishing.  Driven to grow Amped Up Fishing into a family friendly fishing community and resource.

John Bell

John Bell

Pro Staffer

I enjoy all styles of fishing, from the bank, boat ,pier, surf and kayak. When fishing is done I camp or hunt and just enjoy the outdoors.
Carl Kohel

Carl Kohel

Pro Staffer, Apparel

I grew up fishing my entire life. Getting to spend summers up north in Wisconsin is what really fueled my love for fishing. Thanks to Amped Up Outdoors for making me a Pro Staff!
Jake Knaus

Jake Knaus

Pro Staffer

Passionate outdoorsman, loves to have a good time with friends and family, always willing to help out anyone who needs advice or just wants to talk, foodie. ( and it shows round is the best shape LOL)  Country music and classic rock while I’m fishing is a must do.  If you here Hank or Lynyrd Skynyrd out on the water it’s probably me stop by and talk.  Happy outdooring all!
Katie Bell

Katie Bell

Pro Staffer

I enjoy outdoor activities of all types whether it be fishing, hunting, kayaking or camping.  I love meeting new people who share these passions and I am always on the lookout for my next outdoor adventure.
Wayne Waters

Wayne Waters

Pro Staffer

I was born and raised in Pasadena. I spent most of my life either in the woods, marsh, pond or ocean. I enjoy hunting for deer, duck, geese and turkey.
Ralph Reevey Jr.

Ralph Reevey Jr.

Pro Staffer

Born and raised in the state of New Jersey. Introduced to fishing by my dad as a young toddler. I enjoy trophy panfishing from my Vibe Kayak.

CJ Kohel

CJ Kohel

Jr. Pro Staffer

My dad started me out fishing when I was about 4. I have started kayak fishing over the past year and love being on the water. My other passion is football, I’m getting ready to start my high school career playing offensive line.