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John Crews, Jr.

John  Crews, Jr.

Info

Hometown Salem, Virginia
Age 36
Former Occupation N/A - college student (Randolph-Macon College)
Height 5' 9''
Weight 160 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 12
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 19 (1) As of 11/6/2013
Career Earnings* $1.03 million As of 11/6/2013
Current World Rank 20
Current Bassmaster Standing 21 (411 points)
Best Finish in 2014 9 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014
Best Finish in 2013 3 - Falcon Lake, 3/21/2013
Last 3 Finishes 23 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
9 - Lake Dardanelle, 5/15/2014
40 - Lake Fork, 5/9/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 7 (0) As of 11/6/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 11/6/2013

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Kevin VanDam - "He's such a machine. He catches them everywhere." Greg South - "He came in 2nd in the Arkansas River Classic that Rick Clunn won. He's a heck of a fisherman, and is also one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet."
Home Lake Smith Mountain Lake (Va.)
Favorite Lake Potomac River (MD/VA) - "They bite there, and they're big."
Least Favorite Lake Lake Ouachita (AR) - "The only time I fished it I zeroed, and they have a 16-inch minimum size limit there."
Favorite Technique Shallow cranking or bed-fishing
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow cranking
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Boat Bass Cat
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Spro, MotorGuide, Pinnacle, Gamakatsu, Solar Bat, Vicious Fishing, Carolina Lunker Sauce, Bass Angler Academy, Bass Minder, Missile Baits
Non-Fishing Sponsors Evan Williams Bourbon, A.R.E.
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food "A big ol' steak and sweet potato."
Favorite Music Rock - "Everything from Kid Rock to the Rolling Stones."
Favorite Book/Movie Good Fellas (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Father "He and I are very close, and he's taught me so many things about life in general. I couldn't have ordered up a better father."
When Not Fishing "I like to lift weights, play golf with my dad and spend time with my wife."
Why He Fishes "In life you have to enjoy what you do, and I enjoy being outside and fishing. I can't think of a better occupation. It's also a fascinating industry because it's so complex."
Website www.johncrews.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 22  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 34  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 48  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 34  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 22  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 186  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 89  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 38  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 41  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 83  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 78  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 63  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 1  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 26  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 32  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 4  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 30  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 10  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 72  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 88  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 45  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 11  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 3  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 96  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 46  
2/22/2013 BElite Grand Lake 22  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 46  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 42  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 54  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 30  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 12  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 73  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 166  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 22  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 8  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 6  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 33  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 88  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 5  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 58  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 112  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 106  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 90  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 73  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 15  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 33  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 59  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 76  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 106  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 15  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 96  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 23  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 22  
9/28/2012 TTBC Lake Conroe 15  
10/1/2010 TTBC Lake Conroe 48  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 9  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 61  
8/23/2007 BMajor-l Lake Dardanelle 49  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 32  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 100  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 114  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 155  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 40  
2/21/2014 BElite Lake Guntersville 28  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 3  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 80  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 79  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 25  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 43  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 83  
2/22/2008 BElite Lake Hartwell 16  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 30  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 16  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 54  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 75  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 3  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 22  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 60  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 81  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 192  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 55  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 94  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 72  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 53  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 76  
7/26/2007 BMajor-m Lake Oneida 12  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 156  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 38  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 58  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 177  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 23  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 44  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 114  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 57  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 31  
2/24/2006 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 33  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 68  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 97  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 101  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 32  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 14  
2/23/2007 BElite Lay Lake 35  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 12  
2/18/2011 BElite Louisiana Delta 17  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 3  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 17  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 61  
7/29/2005 BT Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 30  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 37  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 35  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 44  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 10  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 13  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 78  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 175  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 60  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 61  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 62  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 125  
2/24/2012 BElite Red River 30  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 26  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 6  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 52  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 127  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 9  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 77  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 19  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 48  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 8  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 44  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 27  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 20  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 39  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 117  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 31  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 71  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 26  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 65  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 83  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 52  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 44  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 28  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 33  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 54  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 54  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 72  


*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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