Some of the world's top professional anglers choose Cocoons to provide them with the visual advantage they demand. They value the importance of proper eye protection and the absolute neccessity for maximum visual performance when on the water. Cocoons proprietary Polaré® lens system cuts through blinding glare reflected from the water's surface and filters out 100% of damaging UV rays that can cause eyestrain and fatigue. Whether competing in bright sunlight or stormy, rainy days, Cocoons deliver the ultimate in visual performance.
Date of Birth: June 20, 1974
Primary Fishing Strength: Flipping
Titles and Honors:
2006 BASS Elite Win: Battle on the Border - Lake Amistad, TX
2006 BASS Elite Win: BUSCH Shootout - Grapevine Lake, TX
2008 National Guard Delta Champion
2009 AFS Delta Champion
2012 BASS Elite Win: Power-Pole Slam - Lake Okeechobee, FL
Why he Fishes:: “Because I love it. For me it’s the purest thing in the world. I’d rather fish than do anything.”
Monroe quickly built upon his early local tournament success in California and began to make his name known on the national circuit. An accomplished top water angler, Monroe relies on Cocoons to see not only fish, but the underlying terrain.
"I have used many sunglasses in an attempt to improve my fishing, but nothing compares to the advantage I get with Cocoons polarized lenses."