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Shawn Murphy

Shawn  Murphy


Hometown Nicholasville, Kentucky
Age 38
Former Occupation Contractor (current)
Height 6' 3''
Weight 220 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 0 (0) As of 11/30/2011
Career Earnings* $47,775 As of 11/30/2011
Current World Rank 165
Current FLW Standing 93 (108 points)
Best Finish in 2017 93 - Lake Guntersville, 2/2/2017
Best Finish in 2016 29 - Kentucky Lake, 6/9/2016
Last 3 Finishes 93 - Lake Guntersville, 2/2/2017
87 - Lake Champlain, 6/23/2016
29 - Kentucky Lake, 6/9/2016
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 11/30/2011
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 11/30/2011

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Father – "He fishes local tournaments and he's the one who got me involved."
Home Lake Herrington (Ky.)
Favorite Lake Kentucky
Least Favorite Lake Ouachita
Favorite Technique Deep cranking
Primary Fishing Strength Offshore
Secondary Fishing Strength Shallow power-fishing
Biggest Weakness Finesse
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Day's Boat Sales, Shimano, G. Loomis, Lowrance, Power-Pole, Cabin Creek Bait Company
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite Music Hip-hop
Favorite Book/Movie Kickboxer (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Grandfather – "He taught me everything – how to drive, how to be business-oriented and a lot of other things. He was my rock."
When Not Fishing "Hunting is my main hobby and I also like to play golf."
Why He Fishes "For the competitiveness of it. I'm a very competitive person."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 93  
6/23/2016 FLWT Lake Champlain 87  
6/9/2016 FLWT Kentucky Lake 29  
5/5/2016 FLWT Pickwick Lake 98  
4/14/2016 FLWT Beaver Lake 77  
3/17/2016 FLWT Lake Hartwell 49  
2/4/2016 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 74  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 138  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 130  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 67  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 141  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 43  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 115  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 100  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 51  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 37  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 35  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 96  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 113  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 135  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 81  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 132  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 2  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 160  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 137  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 41  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 97  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 67  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 62  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 113  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 110  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 43  
8/11/2011 FLWT Lake Ouachita 50  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 23  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 68  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 26  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 21  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 131  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 46  

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

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