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Todd Auten

Todd  Auten

Info

Hometown Gastonia, North Carolina
Age 48
Former Occupation Automobile mechanic

Stats

Years Pro 15
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 19 (0) As of 2/8/2013
Career Earnings* $677,480 As of 2/8/2013
Current World Rank 149
Best Finish in 2013 10 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/27/2013
Last 3 Finishes 10 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/27/2013
12 - Grand Lake, 6/6/2013
30 - Lake Eufaula, 5/16/2013
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 3 (0) As of 2/8/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 4 (0) As of 2/8/2013

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Rick Clunn - "His accomplishments are just way beyond everybody else's." Kevin VanDam - "He has just jumped in there and gotten it done. He's good."
Home Lake Wylie (NC/SC)
Favorite Lake Lake Champlain (NY/VT) - "When I get up there and get around that grass, I feel like I can catch fish. And those smallmouth eat a fast spinnerbait well, and that's my style of fishing."
Least Favorite Lake Lake Fontana (NC) - "I've fished a couple of tournaments there and it's like I can only catch one fish over 2 days. I can't catch them up there."
Favorite Technique Fishing a spinnerbait fast, also throwing a Chatterbait
Primary Fishing Strength Docks
Secondary Fishing Strength Slow-rolling a spinnerbait
Biggest Weakness Finesse-fishing
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Outdoor RV & Marine World (Columbia, SC), Bryan's Bees, MotorGuide, Zoom, Rejuvenade, Power-Pole, Costa Del Mar, Lowrance
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Grilled filet mignon - "I like to cook it myself."
Favorite Music Rock 'n' roll (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Favorite Book/Movie Star Wars (movie)
When Not Fishing "I like playing my guitar. I got one about a year ago and I like to pick it up and learn a little here and there."
Why He Fishes "I grew up doing it. My cousin got me hooked on it. He needed someone to go with him and I went every chance I got. That just got me hooked."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 10  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 12  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 30  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 128  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 148  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 152  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 85  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 54  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 88  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 69  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 92  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 53  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 4  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 16  
8/11/2011 FLWT Lake Ouachita 6  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 50  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 58  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 122  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 30  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 14  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 17  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 58  
10/1/2010 TTBC Lake Conroe 8  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 42  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 74  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 25  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 96  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 25  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 19  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 34  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 33  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 53  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 66  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 77  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 15  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 47  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 51  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 74  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 93  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 23  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 58  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 20  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 70  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 102  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 48  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 97  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 67  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 89  
2/22/2008 BElite Lake Hartwell 34  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 36  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 105  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 74  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 137  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 109  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 26  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 73  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 63  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 11  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 121  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 35  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 100  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 100  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 182  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 83  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 9  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 108  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 49  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 88  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 73  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 61  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 108  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 74  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 114  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 38  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 4  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 13  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 145  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 15  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 177  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 86  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 64  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 118  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 5  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 78  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 176  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 25  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 114  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 102  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 24  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 13  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 25  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 45  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 74  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 85  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 85  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 25  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 140  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 29  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 11  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 57  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 126  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 51  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 5  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 8  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 67  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 139  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 45  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 72  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 47  


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

Biographical data last updated: 2/7/2013

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