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Paul Elias

Paul  Elias

Info

Hometown Laurel, Mississippi
Age 63
Former Occupation Contractor

Stats

Years Pro 32
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 50 (8) As of 5/23/2014
Career Earnings* $1.41 million As of 5/23/2014
Current World Rank 82
Current Bassmaster Standing 20 (539 points)
Best Finish in 2014 10 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014
Best Finish in 2013 10 - Alabama River, 5/9/2013
Last 3 Finishes 12 - Cayuga Lake, 8/21/2014
55 - Delaware River, 8/7/2014
108 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 15 (1) As of 5/23/2014
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 5 (0) As of 5/23/2014
Titles/Honors Won 1982 Bassmaster Classic.

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "I probably have the most respect for Rick Clunn and Larry Nixon for what they've accomplished over their careers, but I'm more or less in awe of Kevin VanDam's ability."
Favorite Lake Lake Eddins (MS) - "It's the lake I live on, and has more big fish per acre than any lake I've ever fished."
Least Favorite Lake "I don't really have a least-favorite lake."
Favorite Technique Open-lake structure fishing
Boat Triton
Motor Honda
Fishing Sponsors Pinnacle, Mann's, Berkley Trilene, MotorGuide, Costa Del Mar, Raymarine

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Spaghetti with meatballs
Favorite Music Bob Dylan
Favorite Book/Movie Wyatt Earp (movie)
When Not Fishing "I like to spend time with my wife and kids."
Why He Fishes "Because I love the sport and I love competition."
Website indepthfishinglessons.com/idfl/
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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 12  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 55  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 108  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 10  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 73  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 14  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 12  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 92  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 87  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 56  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 34  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 10  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 91  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 30  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 51  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 57  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 91  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 50  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 72  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 98  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 43  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 11  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 57  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 80  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 40  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 93  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 160  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 1  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 27  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 63  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 42  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 75  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 27  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 39  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 26  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 95  
2/18/2011 BElite Louisiana Delta 25  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 16  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 53  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 73  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 6  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 24  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 62  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 82  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 28  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 58  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 96  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 16  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 71  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 73  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 68  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 74  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 54  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 70  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 76  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 70  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 5  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 87  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 104  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 106  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 85  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 1  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 59  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 74  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 27  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 72  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 61  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 70  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 91  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 73  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 42  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 26  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 31  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 7  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 84  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 57  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 71  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 37  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 65  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 54  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 10  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 17  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 67  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 6  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 44  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 72  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 53  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 23  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 99  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 79  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 115  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 104  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 183  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 124  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 38  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 66  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 93  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 27  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 168  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 45  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 114  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 127  
7/30/2004 BASS Lake Wylie 36  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 37  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 39  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 38  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 44  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 109  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 30  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 146  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 52  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 62  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 117  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 6  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 10  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 94  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 123  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 126  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 46  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 10  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 98  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 52  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 93  
4/3/2003 BT California Delta (San Joaquin River Delta) 97  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 133  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 48  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 50  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 169  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 1  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 9  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 33  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 47  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 74  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 35  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 25  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 32  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 82  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 119  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 90  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 7  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 159  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 11  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 61  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 33  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 115  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 40  
8/2/2001 BT* Lower Mississippi 9  


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

Biographical data last updated: 5/23/2014

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