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Wesley Strader

Wesley  Strader

Info

Hometown Spring City, Tennessee
Age 43
Former Occupation Lineman (built power lines for TVA)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 180 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 16
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 13 (1) As of 4/6/2015
Career Earnings* $877,142 As of 4/6/2015
Current World Rank 9
Current FLW Standing 1 (385 points)
Best Finish in 2015 3 - Lake Toho, 3/5/2015
Best Finish in 2014 17 - Lake Hartwell, 3/6/2014
Last 3 Finishes 14 - Lewis Smith Lake, 3/26/2015
3 - Lake Toho, 3/5/2015
28 - Lake Murray, 8/14/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 4/6/2015
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 14 (0) As of 4/6/2015

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Larry Nixon - "He can adapt to any situation." Father and Mother - "They have supported me 100 percent."
Home Lake Watts Bar Reservoir
Favorite Lake Kerr Lake (NC) - "Because in the spring time you get to put that big old flipping stick in your hand and just leave it there."
Least Favorite Lake Lake Okeechobee (FL) - "It has my number."
Favorite Technique Flipping a Lake Fork Mega-Weight Jig
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow-water power fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Able to adapt quickly on the water
Biggest Weakness Not listening to my instincts more
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Ranger, Evinrude, Zoom Baits, Lew's (reels), Powell Rods, Stan Sloan's Zorro Bait Co., Typhoon Polarized Optics, Power-Pole, TH Marine, Reins Tungsten, Lowrance, Lazer TroKar
Non-Fishing Sponsors Hellas Construction, Don Ledford Auto Park
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Domino's pepperoni pizza
Favorite Music Rock 'n' roll and alternative rock
Favorite Book/Movie Where the Red Fern Grows (book)
When Not Fishing "I like making crankbaits and duck-hunting."
Why He Fishes "Because I love it. Ever since I was a kid, it's all I've ever dreamed of doing."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 14  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 3  
8/14/2014 FLWT Lake Murray 28  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 24  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 22  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 30  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 106  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 17  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 25  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 30  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 14  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 2  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 30  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 44  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 96  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 50  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 43  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 51  
9/28/2012 TTBC Lake Conroe 27  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 57  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 46  
8/9/2012 FLWT Lake Lanier 26  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 30  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 40  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 40  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 24  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 34  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 70  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 53  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 45  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 5  
8/11/2011 FLWT Lake Ouachita 22  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 28  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 21  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 26  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 90  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 25  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 16  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 8  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 144  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 16  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 82  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 28  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 34  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 63  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 17  
7/30/2009 FLW Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 64  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 61  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 59  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 18  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 33  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 57  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 46  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 164  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 32  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 130  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 26  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 21  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 109  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 152  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 121  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 182  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 73  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 35  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 30  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 20  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 113  
8/2/2006 FLWT Logan Martin Lake 27  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 42  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 71  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 20  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 121  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 22  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 4  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 91  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 78  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 170  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 8  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 122  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 31  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 116  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 22  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 22  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 70  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 38  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 107  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 79  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 106  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 50  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 77  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 24  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 23  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 40  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 74  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 40  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 61  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 10  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 97  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 118  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 30  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 27  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 43  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 95  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 1  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 9  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 109  


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

Biographical data last updated: 4/7/2015

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