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Chad Morgenthaler

Chad  Morgenthaler

Info

Hometown Coulterville, Illinois
Age 47
Former Occupation Firefighter (13 years)
Height 5' 10''
Weight 195 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 11
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 7 (1) As of 6/19/2014
Career Earnings* $599,459 As of 6/19/2014
Current World Rank 47
Current Bassmaster Standing 12 (508 points)
Best Finish in 2014 2 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 5/1/2014
Best Finish in 2013 36 - Lewis Smith Lake, 3/7/2013
Last 3 Finishes 75 - Delaware River, 8/7/2014
55 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
40 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 4 (0) As of 6/19/2014
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 6/19/2014

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Kevin VanDam - "The guy is just unbelievable. He very seldom has 2 bad days in a row, he always seems to be around fish, and the way he fishes and can key in on things so quickly is just unbelievable."
Home Lake Crab Orchard (IL)
Favorite Lake Okeechobee (FL) - "I've got some of my best finishes ever on that lake. It just fishes well for me. I've never missed a check there."
Least Favorite Lake Lake Ouachita (AR)/Ft. Gibson (OK) - "Unfortunately when I visited those lakes it was after a fish kill, and I had a tough time putting things together."
Favorite Technique Flipping and pitching jigs and tubes
Primary Fishing Strength "Pre-spawn and spawn shallow-water power-fishing in crowds"
Secondary Fishing Strength Deep-water finesse
Biggest Weakness Post-spawn
Boat Phoenix
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Minn-Kota, Humminbird, Lunker Lure/Hawg Caller, Plano Molding, Frabill, Missile Baits, Toray, Bass Boat Technologies, Blackwater International (Toray line), Denali Rods
Non-Fishing Sponsors Jasper Engines and Transmissions, Svanda GM Motor Group (Sparta, IL)
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevrolet Silverado

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Porterhouse steak (medium-rare)
Favorite Music Rock (not hard rock)
Favorite Book/Movie FLW Outdoors magazine(book)/Die Hard (movie)
When Not Fishing "I like to travel with my wife and spend time with my family."
Why He Fishes "I love the competition, I love the uncertainties that go with fishing and everybody is on a level playing field so there's always room for new talent to work its way into the sport."
Website www.chadmorgenthaler.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 75  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 55  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 40  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 2  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 46  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 20  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 15  
2/21/2014 BElite Lake Guntersville 23  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 53  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 68  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 60  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 36  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 57  
9/28/2012 TTBC Lake Conroe 47  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 22  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 23  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 103  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 106  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 41  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 118  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 40  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 92  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 96  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 52  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 99  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 9  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 42  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 83  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 116  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 31  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 23  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 112  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 40  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 125  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 77  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 39  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 87  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 115  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 56  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 99  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 9  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 62  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 88  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 119  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 91  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 162  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 47  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 128  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 24  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 144  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 159  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 6  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 51  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 18  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 55  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 22  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 95  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 148  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 81  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 163  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 103  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 131  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 45  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 78  
2/24/2006 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 31  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 128  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 21  
7/29/2005 BT Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 25  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 74  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 23  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 20  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 13  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 83  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 6  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 110  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 45  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 107  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 184  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 122  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 45  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 28  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 22  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 125  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 20  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 171  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 35  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 34  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 56  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 69  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 187  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 4  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 110  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 136  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 9  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 144  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 51  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 35  
5/22/2003 BT Alabama River 34  
5/1/2003 BT Lake Hamilton 41  
4/10/2003 BT Clear Lake 44  
4/3/2003 BT California Delta (San Joaquin River Delta) 89  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 5  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 115  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 28  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 62  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 5  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 129  


*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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