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Davy Hite

Davy  Hite

Info

Hometown Ninety Six, South Carolina
Age 49
Former Occupation Army National Guard technician
Height 6' 0''
Weight 190 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 21
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 45 (9) As of 1/13/2013
Career Earnings* $2.17 million As of 1/13/2013
Current World Rank 80
Current Bassmaster Standing 49 (459 points)
Best Finish in 2014 5 - St. Johns River, 3/20/2014
Best Finish in 2013 15 - West Point Lake, 5/2/2013
Last 3 Finishes 24 - Cayuga Lake, 8/21/2014
92 - Delaware River, 8/7/2014
16 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 14 (1) As of 1/13/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 2 (1) As of 1/13/2013
Titles/Honors BASS Angler of the Year (2002, 1997); Bassmaster Classic winner (1999); FLW Tour Championship winner (1998); BassFan Comeback of the Year (2002, 2004)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Father; Guido Hibdon ("he helped me when I was first starting out"); Denny Brauer ("he's such an all-around class act"); Larry Nixon (same reasons); Rick Clunn ("he's just a pure fisherman").
Home Lake Lake Murray (SC)
Favorite Lake Lake Murray (SC) - "It's the lake I live on."
Least Favorite Lake "The ones I can't fish because they're posted and I know they have big bass in them."
Favorite Technique Flipping shallow cover
Primary Fishing Strength Power-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Comebacks under pressure
Biggest Weakness Finesse fishing
Boat Phoenix
Motor Evinrude
Team Triton
Fishing Sponsors Berkley (line), Pfleuger, All Star, Rapala, Trigger X, VMC, Terminator, Solar Bat, Owner, Buckeye Lures, Minn Kota, Humminbird
Non-Fishing Sponsors Advance Land & Timber
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra (Advance Land & Timber)

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite Music "Depends on my mood. I really like country sometimes, but when I'm in a dancing mood I like hip-hop and then other times I like classic rock."
Favorite Book/Movie Winning Every Day (book by college football coach Lou Holtz)
Non-Angling Hero Lou Holtz - "I've read a few of his books and I like his philosophy on life."
When Not Fishing "I like spending time with my sons, and deer hunting."
Why He Fishes "It's just something I've enjoyed my whole life. Years ago it was a release for me, a way to have peace, quiet and a relationship with Mother Nature. But I'm also competitive, and tournaments fulfill that competitive desire."
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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 24  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 92  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 16  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 27  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 78  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 76  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 5  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 46  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 98  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 36  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 32  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 15  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 15  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 95  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 56  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 59  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 62  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 57  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 24  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 39  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 38  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 90  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 26  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 86  
2/24/2012 BElite Red River 17  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 35  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 39  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 2  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 31  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 19  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 1  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 83  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 33  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 11  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 76  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 51  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 2  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 79  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 17  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 54  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 89  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 88  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 58  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 13  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 23  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 14  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 81  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 18  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 81  
2/20/2009 BElite Red River 33  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 71  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 33  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 16  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 81  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 66  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 4  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 2  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 51  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 17  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 108  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 92  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 89  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 40  
7/26/2007 BMajor-m Lake Oneida 27  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 90  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 43  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 5  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 35  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 45  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 84  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 84  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 34  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 67  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 7  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 97  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 35  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 27  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 24  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 25  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 31  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 55  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 16  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 28  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 1  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 30  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 66  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 78  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 68  
2/24/2006 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 16  
7/29/2005 BT Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 7  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 2  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 17  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 1  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 12  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 43  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 135  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 18  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 8  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 129  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 106  
7/30/2004 BASS Lake Wylie 12  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 25  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 7  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 9  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 49  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 19  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 21  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 100  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 29  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 34  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 40  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 10  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 75  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 2  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 126  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 13  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 57  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 133  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 161  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 154  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 113  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 131  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 166  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 9  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 114  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 29  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 3  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 26  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 118  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 69  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 51  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 23  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 10  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 1  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 1  


*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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