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George Cochran

George  Cochran

Info

Hometown Hot Springs, Arkansas
Age 64
Former Occupation Railroad brakeman
Height 6' 2''
Weight 215 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 35
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 60 (9) As of 9/28/2012
Career Earnings* $2.1 million As of 7/12/2010
Current World Rank 323
Last 3 Finishes 35 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, 10/11/2012
48 - Wheeler Lake, 9/20/2012
134 - Detroit River, 8/23/2012
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 21 (2) As of 9/28/2012
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 7 (1) As of 7/12/2010
Titles/Honors Forrest Wood Cup winner (2005), Bassmaster Classic winner (1987, 1996)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Larry Nixon – "He's my wife's cousin and we're real good friends. We stay together. He's the most likeable, respected fisherman out there."
Home Lake Lake Hamilton (AR)
Favorite Lake Lake Hamilton (AR) – "It won me more money in 1 day than anyplace else in the world."
Least Favorite Lake Three Rivers (PA) – "Talk about a sorry place to fish."
Favorite Technique Shallow cranking
Primary Fishing Strength Fishing shallow
Secondary Fishing Strength Fishing plastic worms
Biggest Weakness "Making myself fish deep. I know there's fish there, but it's not what I like to do."
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Team Wal-Mart
Fishing Sponsors RaZr Rods, MotorGuide, Eagle Claw, P-Line, Strike King, Grassmaster Electronics
Non-Fishing Sponsors Walmart, CLC Leather Co. (Oklahoma), Landers United Auto (Little Rock, Ark.)

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak (ribeye, medium rare)
Favorite Music "Some country, but I like some oldies rock ('50s)."
Favorite Book/Movie Moby Dick (Book)/Forrest Gump (Movie)
Non-Angling Hero Forrest Wood (Ranger Boats founder) – "I respect him."
When Not Fishing "I love to hunt deer, duck, squirrel and walk a lot in the woods."
Why He Fishes "I've always loved it - ever since I was a little kid."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 35  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 48  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 134  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 14  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 64  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 81  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 65  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 76  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 93  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 93  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 68  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 91  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 98  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 76  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 120  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 80  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 115  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 41  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 19  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 138  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 27  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 46  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 20  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 45  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 49  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 40  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 117  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 25  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 11  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 78  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 90  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 28  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 181  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 31  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 2  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 77  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 35  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 41  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 63  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 184  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 50  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 34  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 25  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 133  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 128  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 38  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 15  
8/2/2006 FLWT Logan Martin Lake 11  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 58  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 74  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 23  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 98  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 40  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 86  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 169  
2/24/2006 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 7  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 82  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 47  
8/12/2005 Top Gun Eagle Mountain Lake 3  
7/29/2005 BT Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 4  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 1  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 7  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 18  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 24  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 41  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 61  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 45  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 14  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 92  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 35  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 57  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 56  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 48  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 110  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 7  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 33  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 75  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 47  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 14  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 48  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 37  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 25  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 16  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 189  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 116  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 103  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 102  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 8  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 1  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 186  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 121  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 72  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 90  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 19  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 34  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 19  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 48  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 53  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 94  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 41  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 58  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 52  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 55  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 139  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 84  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 86  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 19  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 146  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 80  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 54  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 131  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 20  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 117  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 23  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 18  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 123  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 6  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 113  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 54  


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

Biographical data last updated: 2/8/2013

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