Michael Yarema is the owner of i1Baits and he is a life-long resident of Central New York. He grew up fishing and hunting in the Central Finger Lakes Region before settling near the shores of Oneida Lake. When Mike isn't working his full time career as a Police Lieutenant for the Syracuse Police Department he can be found improving the habitat on his homestead or chasing fins for fun, food or running charters as a fully licensed USCG Captain and the co-owner of the Five-0 Charter Co. Mike is a member of team Midnight Express and he has dabbled into the world of bass tournaments with 3rd and 5th place finishes as Co -angler on the Bassmasters Open Series. As the founder of i1Baits Mike has provided the fishing community with innovative products, including top quality Bucktail Jigs, Blade Baits, Stinger Hooks and Trolling Weights. All i1Baits products are Tournament Tested, Walleye Approved!