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Jim Dillard

Jim  Dillard

Info

Hometown West Monroe, Louisiana
Age 42
Former Occupation Firefighter, master plumber
Height 5' 11''
Weight 225 lbs.
Injuries Thumb injury from plumbing days

Stats

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 1 (0) As of 7/28/2008
Career Earnings* $93,837 As of 7/28/2008
Current World Rank 175
Current FLW Standing 148 (435 points)
Best Finish in 2014 36 - Lake Fork, 5/9/2014
Best Finish in 2013 10 - Beaver Lake, 4/11/2013
Last 3 Finishes 145 - Kentucky Lake, 6/26/2014
64 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
147 - Pickwick Lake, 6/5/2014

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Kevin VanDam "I've watched him since he started and I've tried to model my fishing after him."
Home Lake D'Arbonne Lake and the Ouachita River
Favorite Lake Toledo Bend or Sam Rayburn
Favorite Technique Spinnerbaits
Primary Fishing Strength Versatility
Secondary Fishing Strength Cranking
Biggest Weakness Extremely deep offshore structure
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Minn Kota,, Ludwig Brothers Marine, Wack 'Em Crazy Baits, Lew's, Wobblehead Lures
Non-Fishing Sponsors Hawaiian Punch
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Lasagna
Favorite Music 1980s rock and roll
Favorite Book/Movie The Natural (movie)
Non-Angling Hero "My dad. He got killed when I was 15 years old. On Saturday mornings I couldn't wait until he'd get me up to go fishing, play golf, or go deer hunting. My mother, too. She's the person I got all my mental strength from."
When Not Fishing Hunt and play golf
Why He Fishes "I've had a goal to fish professionally for at least 15 years, and everything I've done up to this point has been meticulously calculated to achieve that."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 145  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 64  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 147  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 36  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 52  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 132  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 165  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 130  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 50  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 52  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 52  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 69  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 10  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 129  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 129  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 105  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 116  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 41  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 17  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 47  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 96  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 155  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 129  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 8  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 126  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 78  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 116  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 118  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 68  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 117  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 11  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 99  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 78  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 86  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 59  
7/30/2009 FLW Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 49  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 79  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 24  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 68  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 84  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 141  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 58  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 74  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 57  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 11  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 14  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 61  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 96  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 90  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 83  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 145  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 183  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 156  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 104  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 135  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 174  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 62  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 133  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 18  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 154  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 108  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 13  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 64  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 179  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 40  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 178  


*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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