Angler Q & A
Technique strength: Figuring out a body of water quickly, adjusting quickly on the fly, fishing shallow.
Technique weakness: I don’t feel like I have a big weakness. However, ledges do challenge me.
Favorite lake or river: Lowest part of the Arkansas. I like new places due to the challenge.
Least favorite lake or river: I really do not have a least favorite.
Favorite bait: Hack Attack Jig
Favorite fishing knot: Palomar, it’s the only one I tie.
Started bass fishing at the age of: Since before I can remember.
Started fishing bass tournaments at the age of: 11
Year turned pro: 2001
Do you get nervous before tournaments: I don’t get nervous; I get anxious.
Largest bass caught to date: 12-pound, 8-ounce largemouth on March 31, 1991
Your most memorable bass fishing moment: Winning the FLW championship in 2009
Your biggest bass fishing influence (person): My grandfather and my father
If you were not a professional bass angler, what would you be doing: I’d be in the logging industry. My dream job would be working with white-tailed deer.
What question do most people ask you the most: Will I do the sexy man dance.
What is the most embarrassing thing that has happened to you while fishing: I don’t really know; nothing really stands out. It would likely be something at the boat ramp.
As a boy, what did you want to be when you grew up: At a very young age, I wanted to be a pro angler.
What is the biggest obstacle you face as a professional angler: The long periods of time being away from family. It’s my dream to be a pro angler but that’s the sacrifice.
How has state conservation programs and bass angler fish care effected bass fishing across the nation: Bass conservation has been a huge success due to catch and release. However, I don’t have a problem with people keeping fish to eat as long as they follow the rules the state DNRs have put into place.
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