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J.T. Kenney

J.T.  Kenney

Info

Hometown Palm Bay, Florida
Age 39
Former Occupation N/A -- a little auto body work, a little guiding
Height 6' 4''
Weight 235 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 15
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 12 (2) As of 7/24/2012
Career Earnings* $664,707 As of 7/24/2012
Current World Rank 56
Current FLW Standing 51 (533 points)
Best Finish in 2014 39 - Lake Okeechobee, 2/6/2014
Best Finish in 2013 7 - Lake Eufaula, 5/16/2013
Last 3 Finishes 107 - Beaver Lake, 4/10/2014
52 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, 3/27/2014
73 - Lake Hartwell, 3/6/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/24/2012
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 6 (0) As of 7/24/2012

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Chip Harrison Jr. -- "He's one of the most versatile fishermen I know, and one of the most likable people I know."
Home Lake Potomac River (MD)
Favorite Lake Lake Okeechobee - "You can always find flipping fish there. I like the Potomac River a lot too."
Least Favorite Lake St. Johns River (FL)
Favorite Technique Flipping and pitching. "Anytime I can get that big stick out."
Primary Fishing Strength Flipping and pitching
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness Deep cranking
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Team Straight Talk
Fishing Sponsors Team Bass Heads, Day's Auto & Boat Sales (Frankfort, KY), Typhoon Polarized Optics, Gambler Lures, Blackwater International (Toray line)
Non-Fishing Sponsors Straight Talk
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Sushi
Favorite Music Bone Pony, Kid Rock
Favorite Book/Movie Oh Brother Where Art Thou (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Dad- "He was always there for me when I was young and he got me started fishing."
When Not Fishing "I like saltwater fishing when I get the chance, and I like to golf. I also like riding my motorcycle."
Why He Fishes "I like the competitive part of it, and I like being outside. You can learn something every day you're out there. Each day is different."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 107  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 52  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 73  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 39  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 13  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 23  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 10  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 7  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 77  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 109  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 77  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 12  
9/28/2012 TTBC Lake Conroe 43  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 37  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 32  
8/9/2012 FLWT Lake Lanier 44  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 21  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 6  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 86  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 18  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 44  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 35  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 45  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 117  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 49  
8/11/2011 FLWT Lake Ouachita 31  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 24  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 23  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 12  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 27  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 10  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 13  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 157  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 59  
10/1/2010 TTBC Lake Conroe 46  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 22  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 38  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 65  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 6  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 65  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 103  
7/30/2009 FLW Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 76  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 84  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 118  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 90  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 107  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 53  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 20  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 52  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 5  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 26  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 107  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 34  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 76  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 52  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 11  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 38  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 107  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 152  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 71  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 85  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 28  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 72  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 96  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 32  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 82  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 152  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 42  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 70  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 9  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 31  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 155  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 180  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 7  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 114  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 69  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 20  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 52  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 4  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 14  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 87  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 164  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 96  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 134  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 160  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 142  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 87  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 173  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 130  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 118  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 79  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 106  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 136  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 42  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 49  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 86  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 55  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 38  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 8  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 73  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 45  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 32  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 98  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 112  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 118  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 86  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 121  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 121  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 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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