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Tommy Martin

Tommy  Martin


Hometown Hemphill, Texas
Age 77
Former Occupation Manger of a large finance company
Height 5' 11''
Weight 170 lbs.


Years Pro 43
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 51 (5) As of 2/8/2013
Career Earnings* $790,679 As of 2/8/2013
Current World Rank 315
Last 3 Finishes 101 - Potomac River, 6/25/2015
82 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2015
102 - Lake Eufaula, 5/14/2015
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 19 (1) As of 2/8/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 2/8/2013
Titles/Honors Bassmaster Classic (1974)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "Roland Martin, Bill Dance, and Tom Mann. But the guy who amazes me more than anybody right now, and has through a lot of years, is Kevin VanDam, with his ability to catch fish consistently. He seems to have a lot of magic."
Home Lake Toledo Bend (TX)
Favorite Lake "Wherever I'm at."
Least Favorite Lake "I don't have one. I make the best of wherever I'm going, and I like wherever I'm going."
Favorite Technique Fishing a heavy jig in hyrdrilla
Primary Fishing Strength Jigs/worms
Secondary Fishing Strength Cranks/spinnerbaits
Biggest Weakness Sight-fishing
Boat Nitro
Motor Mercury
Team Nitro
Fishing Sponsors Bass Pro Shops, Bagley, Zoom, Minn Kota, Bill Lewis (Rat-L-Trap), Biosonix, Mustad, G. Loomis, Solar Bat
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak (NY strip, medium)
Favorite Music Country-western
Non-Angling Hero "When Michael Jordan was playing basketball, he was a guy I really admired. I still do. I think he's a super role-model for the sports world."
When Not Fishing "I spend about 50 or 60 days a year deer hunting."
Why He Fishes "I just love to fish, probably more than I love to compete. I go fishing whether I'm in a competition or not. When I'm home, I'll spent 3 or 4 days a week out on the water just fishing. And I like looking for fish, and finding fish, more than catching them."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 101  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 82  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 102  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 111  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 132  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 136  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 112  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 150  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 57  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 115  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 91  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 54  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 97  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 19  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 36  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 111  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 157  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 122  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 86  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 16  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 158  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 67  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 173  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 158  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 24  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 51  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 75  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 117  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 43  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 109  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 105  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 33  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 81  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 26  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 45  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 134  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 28  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 85  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 121  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 55  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 42  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 50  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 96  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 10  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 131  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 26  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 103  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 69  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 91  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 73  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 5  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 75  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 109  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 77  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 129  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 143  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 50  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 13  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 123  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 80  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 26  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 7  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 32  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 62  

*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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