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Chad Pipkens

Chad  Pipkens


Hometown Holt, Michigan
Age 34
Former Occupation Runs interior/exterior paint company (current)
Height 6' 2''
Weight 185 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 9 (1) As of 10/20/2016
Career Earnings* $291,389 As of 10/20/2016
Current World Rank 149
Current Bassmaster Standing 79 (370 points)
Best Finish in 2017 21 - Lake Okeechobee, 2/23/2017
Best Finish in 2016 44 - Cayuga Lake, 6/23/2016
Last 3 Finishes 36 - Lake Champlain, 7/27/2017
48 - St. Lawrence River, 7/20/2017
53 - Lake Dardanelle, 6/2/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 10/20/2016
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 10/20/2016

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Mike Iaconelli
Home Lake Erie
Favorite Lake Champlain
Least Favorite Lake Chickamauga
Favorite Technique Topwater
Primary Fishing Strength Offshore smallmouth
Secondary Fishing Strength Finesse
Biggest Weakness Shallow cranking
Boat Skeeter
Motor Yamaha
Fishing Sponsors Flow-Rite Controls, Damiki, Huk, Powell, Costa, Lake Drive Marine, Sunline, Gamakatsu, Power-Pole, Hamby’s, Angler Hosting, Skeeter, Yamaha, Rigid Industries, RMC Boat Works
Non-Fishing Sponsors Douglas J Companies, Clear Strategy Retirement Group
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) GMC Yukon XL

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food "Pizza and sushi ... not together!"
Favorite Music Country and rap
Favorite Book/Movie Old school (movie)
Non-Angling Hero "Anyone that who the drive and passion to do things they don’t enjoy in order to obtain their goals … Be happy and thankful, but never satisfied."
When Not Fishing "Play hockey, golf, run/lift weights, snowboard, tailgate, and anything on or around water!"
Why He Fishes "I love fishing, sports, speed, competition, outdoors, gambling and a changing challenge. Tournament fishing ties all those into one!"
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 135  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 126  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 67  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 3  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 93  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 93  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 70  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 73  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 45  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 77  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 10  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 74  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 67  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 87  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 39  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 33  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 74  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 112  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 12  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 64  
2/20/2015 BElite Lake Hartwell 41  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 110  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 59  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 41  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 52  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 110  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 32  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 3  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 4  
9/17/2015 BElite Sturgeon Bay (Lake Michigan) 5  
3/4/2016 BElite Grand Lake O' the Cherokees 50  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 48  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 100  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 105  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 89  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 97  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 104  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 44  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 91  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 58  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 99  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 21  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 73  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 107  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 81  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 53  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 48  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 36  

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

Biographical data last updated: 10/20/2016

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