|Former Occupation||Systems and computing|
|Top 10 Finishes (Wins)*||123 (17) As of 5/30/2012|
|Career Earnings*||$2.92 million As of 5/30/2012|
|Current World Rank||69|
|Current Bassmaster Standing||29 (388 points)|
|Best Finish in 2014||4 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014|
|Best Finish in 2013||2 - Falcon Lake, 3/21/2013|
|Last 3 Finishes||
39 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
4 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014
25 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 5/1/2014
|Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won)||32 (4) As of 5/30/2012|
|FLW Championships Fished (Won)||6 (0) As of 5/30/2012|
|Titles/Honors||Bassmaster Classic champion (1976-77, 1984, 1990), B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year (1988)|
|Angling Hero||Father - "I'm still amazed at how hard he fished. He did it because he loved it." Roland Martin - "When he won 3 events in a row it allowed me to believe I could control my own destiny." Guido Hibdon - "He's very honest and I admire him."|
|Home Lake||"I don't have one anymore."|
|Favorite Lake||Lake Powell|
|Least Favorite Lake||Any Florida lake except Okeechobee|
|Favorite Technique||"I love ripping a spinnerbait, bulging it under the surface. The strike is vicious and visible."|
|Fishing Sponsors||Bass Pro Shops, Wright & McGill (rods, reels), Luck-E-Strike, Lazer TroKar hooks|
|Favorite Food||Homegrown vegetables in the summer|
|Favorite Music||Native American music with chanting or just instruments|
|Favorite Book/Movie||Book -- Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Movie -- Brother Sun, Sister Moon (story of Francis of Assisi)|
|When Not Fishing||"I enjoy spending time with my family at the farm we live on."|
|Why He Fishes||"It's my greatest teacher. It's my vehicle to learn about myself and the universe."|
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|(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)|
*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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