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Aaron A. Hastings


Hometown Boonsboro, Maryland
Age 50
Former Occupation Owns small office-cleaning business
Height 5' 9''
Weight 185 lbs.


Years Pro 20
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 5 (1) As of 2/19/2007
Career Earnings* $160,000 As of 2/19/2007
Last 3 Finishes 102 - Potomac River, 6/2/2011
121 - Detroit River, 7/10/2008
17 - Ft. Loudoun-Tellico, 6/19/2008
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0)
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Butch Ward (former MD BASS Federation president) - "He taught me a lot about fishing. When he passed away, it was the most devastating moment I've had to deal with. I can feel him wherever I go."
Home Lake Potomac River
Favorite Lake Lake Travis
Least Favorite Lake "I don't really have one, but for some reason I never seem to have a good tournament in Florida. The Florida strain of bass has been a challenge for me to adjust to."
Favorite Technique "I'm really versatile. I like flipping, and using a spinning rod too."
Primary Fishing Strength Moving with the fish
Secondary Fishing Strength Casting accuracy
Biggest Weakness "Slowing myself down."
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Kinami, Big Mouth Lures, Brian's Crankbaits
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food "Any kind of meat. I'm awful when it comes to eating vegetables."
Favorite Music "I listen to just about everything, but Country puts me to sleep. That's bad when I'm driving."
Favorite Book/Movie The Old Man and the Sea (book and movie)
Non-Angling Hero "My mother. She's a strong lady."
When Not Fishing "I love to bow-hunt and I like to exercise."
Why He Fishes "I fish because it's the hardest thing I've ever done. The learning curve is so steep. It's just challenging."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 102  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 121  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 17  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 169  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 14  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 18  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 191  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 20  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 178  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 133  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 52  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 33  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 71  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 1  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 193  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 143  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 133  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 113  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 79  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 179  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 169  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 111  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 42  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 103  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 91  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 166  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 10  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 105  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 113  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 56  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 46  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 157  

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

Biographical data last updated: 2/19/2007

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