Angler Q & A
Technique strength: Flipping and top-water
Technique weakness: Finesse fishing
Favorite lake or river: Potomac River and Lake Okeechobee because both bodies of water have a lot of shallow cover.
Least favorite lake or river: Beaver Lake because it is deep and clear.
Favorite bait: Havoc Craw Fatty because I designed it and it works.
Favorite fishing knot: Palomar because it is easy to tie with any type of line and is very durable.
Started bass fishing at the age of: 7
Started fishing bass tournaments at the age of: 16
Year turned pro: 2004
Do you get nervous before tournaments: Sometimes
Largest bass caught to date: 11-pound, 11-ounce largemouth
Your most memorable bass fishing moment: Fishing on Lake Kissimmee with my dad using a devil horse for bait. I caught my first 10-pounder.
Your biggest bass fishing influence (person): My grandfather, Bill McLain
If you were not a professional bass angler, what would you be doing: Anything outdoors
What question do most people ask you the most: What is it like to be a professional bass fisherman?
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you while fishing: Falling out of the boat during a tournament, off of my motor onto one of my Power Poles.
As a boy, what did you want to be when you grew up: My Dad
What is the biggest obstacle you face as a professional angler: Struggling on a lake more than once because it hurts my pride.
How have state conservation programs and bass angler fish care effected bass fishing across the nation: The movement towards bass conservation has resulted in more big catches for anglers over the years.
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