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Chad Pipkens

Chad  Pipkens


Hometown Holt, Michigan
Age 33
Former Occupation Runs interior/exterior paint company (current)
Height 6' 2''
Weight 185 lbs.


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 3 (1) As of 4/2/2015
Career Earnings* $155,496 As of 4/2/2015
Current World Rank 109
Current Bassmaster Standing 105 (116 points)
Best Finish in 2016 48 - St. Johns River, 3/17/2016
Best Finish in 2015 3 - Chesapeake Bay, 8/13/2015
Last 3 Finishes 97 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 5/12/2016
89 - Wheeler Lake, 4/28/2016
105 - Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes, 4/21/2016
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 4/2/2015
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 4/2/2015

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, Poor Boys Baits, Rigid Industries LED Lights, Lake Drive Marine, Sunline, Gamakatsu, Power-Pole, RMC Boatworks, Hamby’s, Angler Hosting
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  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 112  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 110  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 110  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 105  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 100  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 97  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 93  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 93  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 89  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 87  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 77  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 74  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 74  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 73  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 70  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 67  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 67  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 64  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 59  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 52  
3/4/2016 BElite Grand Lake O' the Cherokees 50  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 48  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 45  
2/20/2015 BElite Lake Hartwell 41  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 41  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 39  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 33  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 32  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 12  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 10  
9/17/2015 BElite Sturgeon Bay (Lake Michigan) 5  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 4  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 3  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 3  

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

Biographical data last updated: 4/2/2015

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