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Alton Jones

Alton  Jones

Info

Hometown Waco, Texas
Age 51
Former Occupation Computer store owner
Height 6' 2''
Weight 200 lbs.
Injuries None

Stats

Years Pro 24
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 45 (6) As of 3/19/2012
Career Earnings* $2.39 million As of 3/19/2012
Current World Rank 38
Current Bassmaster Standing 39 (475 points)
Best Finish in 2014 4 - St. Johns River, 3/20/2014
Best Finish in 2013 3 - Lake St. Clair, 8/22/2013
Last 3 Finishes 89 - Cayuga Lake, 8/21/2014
22 - Delaware River, 8/7/2014
41 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/11/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 14 (1) As of 3/19/2012
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 5 (0) As of 3/19/2012
Titles/Honors Bassmaster Classic champion (2008)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Grandfather - "Papa taught me to fish and to love the sport."
Home Lake Lake Waco (TX) - "It's a sleeper. It's an awesome fishery."
Favorite Lake Fayette County Lake (TX) - "It has lots of them, and they're big and dumb."
Least Favorite Lake Potomac River (MD)
Favorite Technique Junk fishing - Casting at shallow, visible targets
Primary Fishing Strength Pitching and flipping soft-plastics and jigs to visible shallow cover
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness "I think I can hang with anybody at any technique. I just don't like that word 'weakness.'"
Boat Skeeter
Motor Yamaha
Team Skeeter
Fishing Sponsors Blue Water LED, Yum, Booyah, Bomber, Silver Thread, Humminbird, Minn Kota, Legacy Outfitters (Waco, Texas ministry), Costa Del Mar sunglasses, Kistler rods, Ardent reels
Non-Fishing Sponsors Lifeline Youth and Family Services (charity in Fort Wayne, Ind.), John 3:16
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Sequoia

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steamed crabs
Favorite Music Contemporary Christian and classic rock
Favorite Book/Movie The Bible (book)/Raiders of the Lost Ark (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Jesus Christ - "He's who my whole life is based on. His model, His example for how to treat others."
When Not Fishing "I love to hunt, I love to snow-ski and I love to ride dirt bikes. I do those when it's too cold to fish. And I also spend a lot of time in Bible study."
Why He Fishes "In fishing you always have a chance for success on the next cast. It's also a sport that provides me the opportunity for lots of faith in God because of the uncontrollables."
Website www.altonjones.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 4  
9/17/2009 BElite Alabama River 9  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 24  
5/22/2003 BT Alabama River 19  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 69  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 33  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 85  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 73  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 59  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 3  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 101  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 29  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 83  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 28  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 26  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 27  
4/3/2003 BT California Delta (San Joaquin River Delta) 25  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 89  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 11  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 54  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 29  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 16  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 65  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 67  
4/10/2003 BT Clear Lake 1  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 15  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 22  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 26  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 35  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 13  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 44  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 43  
2/22/2013 BElite Grand Lake 31  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 19  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 33  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 8  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 37  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 50  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 7  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 82  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 17  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 85  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 19  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 13  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 49  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 75  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 9  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 2  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 16  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 25  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 7  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 36  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 28  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 11  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 21  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 11  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 41  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 12  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 97  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 10  
8/23/2007 BMajor-l Lake Dardanelle 25  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 32  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 11  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 70  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 86  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 9  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 15  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 6  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 48  
2/21/2014 BElite Lake Guntersville 45  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 62  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 12  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 8  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 2  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 92  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 71  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 51  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 6  
5/1/2003 BT Lake Hamilton 26  
2/22/2008 BElite Lake Hartwell 1  
9/12/2009 BElite Lake Jordan 10  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 49  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 88  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 48  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 115  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 93  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 136  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 69  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 67  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 126  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 12  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 29  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 82  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 51  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 6  
7/26/2007 BMajor-m Lake Oneida 45  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 74  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 5  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 17  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 23  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 52  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 3  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 19  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 6  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 54  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 44  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 41  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 36  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 66  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 14  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 63  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 3  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 45  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 33  
7/30/2004 BASS Lake Wylie 40  
2/19/2010 BElite Lay Lake 27  
2/23/2007 BElite Lay Lake 22  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 23  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 25  
8/2/2006 FLWT Logan Martin Lake 25  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 32  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 7  
8/2/2001 BT* Lower Mississippi 41  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 20  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 61  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 10  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 1  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 5  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 48  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 97  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 90  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 19  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 15  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 51  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 78  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 77  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 48  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 17  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 79  
2/24/2012 BElite Red River 4  
2/20/2009 BElite Red River 14  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 86  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 8  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 66  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 7  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 22  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 103  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 38  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 130  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 14  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 51  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 94  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 4  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 1  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 3  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 58  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 109  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 85  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 29  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 75  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 26  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 4  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 33  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 18  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 40  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 16  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 17  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 6  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 28  


*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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