Professional Redfish League was designed to provide a platform for anglers, who share an appreciation of sport fishing and the preservation of our coastal environment, to compete in competitive fishing tournaments.
RON HENNE JR.
Ron Henne, Jr., founder and publisher of the popular Texas-based Saltwater Angler Magazine and Saltwater Angler Redfish Series, is the fearless leader of the Professional Redfish League and the Redfish World Series. His Saltwater Angler Redfish Series was recognized by, and served as a qualifier for, the Redfish World Series since its inception in 2019. Ron not only leads the PRL charge, he also manages the Texas South and Louisiana Divisions, as well as, the Excalibur Tour, One-Man, Ladies, and Kayak Divisions. A full-time Texan since 2002, living in Corpus Christi, growing up in Jacksonville, FL, Ron’s roots are Florida based. He is also still an active participant in many professional redfish tournaments in Texas and Louisiana and was the winner of the IFA Port Aransas event in 2015. When not running tournaments, Ron works as a field service technician in the oil fields. He is an excellent communicator, works closely with small manufacturers and business owners on advertising campaigns and marketing strategies, and always takes the time to build meaningful relationships with his sponsors and anglers. His honesty and integrity in all things, as well as, his philosophy of always “giving back” create sustained value in everything he touches.
Lori Gosewisch manages the Florida Division and is deeply involved with sponsorship, creative development, digital engagement, and communications, as well as, marketing and strategic planning for the Professional Redfish League in its entirety. Gosewisch also works with the day-to-day operations maximizing activation and exposure for the organization and its partners. She has worked in the competitive angling arena for several years and producing and managing prestigious well-organized tournaments of which participants, fans, and sponsors are proud to be a part. Previously held positions as VP, Florida Pro Redﬁsh Series, VP Power-Pole Pro Redfish Tour, and VP, Pro Tournament Fishing Corp, Gosewisch has been an inﬂuential and key contributor to the success and growth of the sport of redfishing. Fishing has always been a major component of Gosewisch’s personal life. She grew up in central Florida - where ﬁshing is a way of life - and she has ﬁshed in, and played a pivotal role in, numerous tournaments. Her alma mater is Florida Southern College where she started out as a biology major with a strong interest in marine biology. Subsequently, she changed career paths and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with majors in ﬁnance, marketing, and economics, then furthered her education completing her Masters Degree in Business Administration.
A passion for fishing tournaments is relatively rare for a female young adult, but Lauren’s passion has remained strong for the last 5 plus years. Previously affiliated with Florida Pro Redﬁsh Series, Power-Pole Redfish Tour, and Pro Tournament Fishing Corp, Lauren’s contributions to the success and growth of tournaments remain solid. Lauren manages the social media platforms, tournament registration and angler customer excellence for Professional Redfish League. In Florida, Louisiana, and Texas she executes the scoring, photography, and the awards presentations. She is a fundamental contributor to the success and growth of our tournaments. Lauren is out on the docks early morning on tournament days ensuring that everything runs smoothly, as well as, up late night working on tournament preparation or social media posts. Her passion for the environment, especially marine ecosystems, has motivated her involvement. She is currently enrolled in college working towards her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.