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John Murray

John  Murray

Info

Hometown Phoenix, Arizona
Age 50
Former Occupation N/A -- fished since he was 13
Height 6' 1''
Weight 240 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 29
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 25 (2) As of 7/23/2013
Career Earnings* $972,737 As of 12/19/2011
Current World Rank 135
Current Bassmaster Standing 82 (346 points)
Current FLW Standing 136 (490 points)
Best Finish in 2014 12 - Lake Fork, 5/9/2014
Best Finish in 2013 2 - Lake Conroe, 10/4/2013
Last 3 Finishes 101 - Cayuga Lake, 8/21/2014
60 - Delaware River, 8/7/2014
95 - Kentucky Lake, 6/26/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 6 (0) As of 7/23/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 7/23/2013

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Rick Clunn - "He dominated the East and West when I grew up." Gary Klein - "A western guy who was able to go east."
Home Lake Lake Pleasant (AZ)
Favorite Lake Lake Mead (NV) - "It's big, and you can fish a lot of different ways there."
Least Favorite Lake Lake Cachuma (CA) - "It's too small, and the fish are too tough to catch."
Favorite Technique Topwater fishing with a Rico
Primary Fishing Strength Finesse (dropshotting)
Secondary Fishing Strength Flipping
Biggest Weakness Shallow cranking
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Gene Larew Lures, River2Sea, Lew's, Plano/Frabill, Toray, AdvancedAngler.com
Non-Fishing Sponsors Lucas Oil, Protect the Harvest, Iron Cross
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Dodge 2500 MegaCab (Cummings diesel)

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Grilled ribeye steak (rare)
Favorite Music Alternative rock
Favorite Book/Movie Bass Wars (book)
Non-Angling Hero John F. Kennedy – "I just grew up with Dad and Mom idolizing him."
When Not Fishing "I like to spend time outdoors hiking and boating."
Why He Fishes "It's just the challenge of becoming better."
Website www.johnmurrayfishing.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 101  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 60  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 95  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 138  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 161  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 34  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 12  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 60  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 92  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 86  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 92  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 40  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 80  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 116  
2/21/2014 BElite Lake Guntersville 37  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 160  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 2  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 40  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 12  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 26  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 5  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 51  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 94  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 38  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 39  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 82  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 75  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 74  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 27  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 94  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 84  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 44  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 51  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 21  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 5  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 26  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 72  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 60  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 77  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 47  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 47  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 58  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 82  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 71  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 15  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 76  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 80  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 81  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 44  
2/19/2010 BElite Lay Lake 31  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 92  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 31  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 51  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 17  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 49  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 28  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 56  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 19  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 28  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 4  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 72  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 51  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 4  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 37  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 72  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 96  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 58  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 52  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 97  
2/22/2008 BElite Lake Hartwell 27  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 53  
8/23/2007 BMajor-l Lake Dardanelle 29  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 90  
7/26/2007 BMajor-m Lake Oneida 3  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 3  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 28  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 58  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 11  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 4  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 58  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 51  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 5  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 91  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 12  
2/23/2007 BElite Lay Lake 39  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 11  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 29  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 18  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 40  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 80  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 34  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 82  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 23  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 13  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 27  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 189  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 64  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 29  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 108  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 15  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 12  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 88  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 116  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 94  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 63  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 3  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 136  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 41  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 90  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 91  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 116  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 18  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 129  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 40  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 32  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 67  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 56  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 67  
7/30/2004 BASS Lake Wylie 10  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 65  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 19  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 32  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 7  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 124  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 45  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 137  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 139  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 95  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 8  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 11  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 76  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 54  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 100  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 28  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 131  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 30  
5/22/2003 BT Alabama River 13  
5/1/2003 BT Lake Hamilton 35  
4/10/2003 BT Clear Lake 14  
4/3/2003 BT California Delta (San Joaquin River Delta) 43  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 19  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 26  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 66  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 64  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 38  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 25  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 14  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 31  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 49  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 40  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 81  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 74  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 14  


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

Biographical data last updated: 7/23/2013

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