|Former Occupation||Manger of a large finance company|
|Top 10 Finishes (Wins)*||51 (5) As of 2/8/2013|
|Career Earnings*||$790,679 As of 2/8/2013|
|Current World Rank||289|
|Best Finish in 2015||82 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2015|
|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 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|
|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|
|Favorite Food||Steak (NY strip, medium)|
|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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*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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