Dave Koonce Dave Koonce

Dave Koonce


Avid Angler & In-Depth Outdoors Prostaff

Home State:


Favorite Body Of Water:

Mississippi River

Target Species:


Favorite Norsk Product:

32AH 14.8V Lithium Battery


"The tug is the drug"

Hailing from Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, Koonce is deeply rooted in the waters of Pools 9 and 10 of the Mississippi River, conveniently situated just a 15-minute boat ride from his home. With nearly five decades immersed in the world of river fishing, Koonce stands as a seasoned expert in decoding the patterns and techniques essential for capturing species attuned to current and flow.

Beyond his local pursuits, Koonce is a longstanding member and contributor to the In-Depth Outdoors TV show, where his wealth of experience and insights have made him a valuable asset to the angling community. His passion extends across seasons, from targeting smallies and walleyes during open water to navigating the ice for bluegills and crappies. Koonce's mastery of river fishing makes him a respected figure, both on the Mississippi and on the airwaves of In-Depth Outdoors.