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James Watson

James  Watson


Hometown Waynesville, Missouri
Age 44
Former Occupation Real estate (current)
Height 5' 9''
Weight 220 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 0 (0) As of 9/10/2013
Career Earnings* $79,159 As of 9/10/2013
Current World Rank 135
Current FLW Standing 71 (617 points)
Best Finish in 2016 15 - Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, 3/4/2016
Best Finish in 2015 25 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2015
Last 3 Finishes 108 - Kentucky Lake, 6/9/2016
157 - Pickwick Lake, 5/5/2016
31 - Beaver Lake, 4/14/2016
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 9/10/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 9/10/2013

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "My dad, Terry Thomas and Mike McClelland."
Home Lake Table Rock
Favorite Lake Lake of the Ozarks
Least Favorite Lake Ohio River
Favorite Technique Pitching plastics
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow-water power-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness Offshore structure
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Bass Pro Shops, Luck E Strike, The Lithium Battery Company, Power-Pole, War Eagle Custom Lures,Maxima Line, Amphibia Sports, HydroWave, T-H Marine, Branson West Marine
Non-Fishing Sponsors Veterans United Home Loans, Realty Executives, Everett Chevrolet, Timber Ridge Builders, Inc., Nixall First Aid Solution
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy 1500

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Sushi
Favorite Music "I like it all"
Favorite Book/Movie Stepbrothers (movie)
Non-Angling Hero David Holbrook (Army buddy & business partner)
When Not Fishing "Hanging out at my lake house on beautiful Table Rock Lake."
Why He Fishes "I dont know, but I cant live without it!"
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/9/2016 FLWT Kentucky Lake 108  
5/5/2016 FLWT Pickwick Lake 157  
4/14/2016 FLWT Beaver Lake 31  
3/17/2016 FLWT Lake Hartwell 61  
3/4/2016 BElite Grand Lake O' the Cherokees 15  
2/4/2016 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 31  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 82  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 25  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 95  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 118  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 96  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 99  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 119  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 92  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 49  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 31  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 146  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 90  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 3  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 44  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 33  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 49  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 98  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 54  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 19  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 37  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 25  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 53  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 84  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 54  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 131  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 87  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 92  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 137  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 79  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 136  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 82  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 132  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 83  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 16  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 126  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 112  

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

Biographical data last updated: 9/10/2013

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