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Billy McCaghren

Billy  McCaghren


Hometown Mayflower, Arkansas
Age 43
Former Occupation Welder (current)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 200 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 6 (1) As of 12/16/2014
Career Earnings* $289,966 As of 12/16/2014
Current World Rank 118
Current Bassmaster Standing 40 (475 points)
Best Finish in 2015 10 - Kentucky Lake, 6/3/2015
Best Finish in 2014 26 - Table Rock Lake, 4/3/2014
Last 3 Finishes 39 - Sturgeon Bay (Lake Michigan), 9/17/2015
46 - Lake St. Clair, 8/27/2015
64 - Chesapeake Bay, 8/13/2015
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 12/16/2014
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 12/16/2014

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "My hero as a kid was Larry Nixon, and Mark Davis is one of the people I really look up to."
Home Lake Lake Conway (Ark.)
Favorite Lake Table Rock or Guntersville
Least Favorite Lake "Lake DeGray is probably my least favorite. I've probably won more money there than any other lake in Arkansas, but I just don't like to fish there for some reason."
Favorite Technique Fishing green cypress trees
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow water
Secondary Fishing Strength Flipping
Biggest Weakness Big swimbaits
Boat Bass Cat
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Powell rods, H20 Sports, Talon Series Custom Lures
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Ford F-250 diesel

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Pinto beans and corn bread
Favorite Music Country
Favorite Book/Movie "For the Love of the Game" (movie)
Non-Angling Hero "My dad – he always made time to do stuff with us."
When Not Fishing "I like to play any kind of sports, but it's more watching sports than actually participating now."
Why He Fishes "I've just always loved it since I was little and catching them in a small creek behind our house."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
9/17/2015 BElite Sturgeon Bay (Lake Michigan) 39  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 46  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 64  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 18  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 10  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 98  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 18  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 70  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 70  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 86  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 58  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 123  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 90  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 61  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 26  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 95  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 87  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 62  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 68  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 43  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 47  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 81  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 69  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 10  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 25  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 57  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 87  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 71  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 87  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 44  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 65  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 88  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 49  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 85  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 9  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 54  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 56  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 88  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 19  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 12  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 75  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 67  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 81  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 49  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 42  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 38  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 46  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 26  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 64  
2/19/2010 BElite Lay Lake 24  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 25  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 3  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 63  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 42  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 35  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 56  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 14  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 95  

*BASS events (all events because BASS does not report Tour and Open earnings separately) and FLW Tour.

Biographical data last updated: 12/16/2014

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