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David Fritts

David  Fritts

Info

Hometown Lexington, North Carolina
Age 57
Former Occupation Four-wheel-drive shop worker
Height 6' 1''
Weight 240 lbs.
Injuries Eye muscle injury

Stats

Years Pro 25
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 56 (10) As of 10/18/2013
Career Earnings* $1.91 million As of 10/18/2013
Current World Rank 154
Current FLW Standing 116 (594 points)
Best Finish in 2014 37 - Lake Hartwell, 3/6/2014
Best Finish in 2013 9 - Lake Eufaula, 5/16/2013
Last 3 Finishes 82 - Kentucky Lake, 6/26/2014
143 - Pickwick Lake, 6/5/2014
135 - Beaver Lake, 4/10/2014
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 6 (1) As of 10/18/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 11 (1) As of 10/18/2013
Titles/Honors Bassmaster Classic champion (1993), B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year (1994), Forrest Wood Cup winner (1997)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "I look up to a lot of people. But back in my club days, it was Rick Clunn. Also Larry Nixon and Tommy Martin."
Home Lake High Rock (NC)
Favorite Lake Eufuala (AL) "Even though fishing has been slow, for my style of fishing it has so much structure, it's probably my favorite lake."
Least Favorite Lake Lower Mississippi River - "It's so hard to pattern fish there."
Favorite Technique Crankbaiting
Primary Fishing Strength Crankbaiting
Secondary Fishing Strength Carolina rig
Biggest Weakness Topwater
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Ranger, Evinrude, Lew's, Berkley, Minn Kota, Raymarine, Solar Bay, Hamby's
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Duramax diesel

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Watermelon - "My son and I eat one a day, just about."
Favorite Music Hard rock (Ozzy Osbourne, Randy Rhoades era)
Favorite Book/Movie U.S. Marshals, Air Force One, Midway, Patton (movies)
Non-Angling Hero Father - "Because of the work that he does, his ethics and the way he treats people."
When Not Fishing "I like working on the farm. My dad and I raise a lot of produce, and I like spending time with him and seeing stuff grow."
Why He Fishes "I love the competition."
Website http:/www.davidfrittsoutdoors.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 83  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 24  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 32  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 97  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 16  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 81  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 42  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 19  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 122  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 63  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 121  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 14  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 143  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 91  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 130  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 165  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 185  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 4  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 5  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 48  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 108  
3/8/2006 FLWS Lake Lanier 97  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 152  
5/3/2006 FLWS Lake Cumberland 127  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 4  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 162  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 113  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 97  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 4  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 51  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 38  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 81  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 71  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 104  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 106  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 71  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 156  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 54  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 193  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 104  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 14  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 142  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 67  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 1  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 127  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 129  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 124  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 136  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 17  
7/30/2009 FLW Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 77  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 95  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 89  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 74  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 12  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 3  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 36  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 150  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 21  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 108  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 87  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 125  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 135  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 101  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 98  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 104  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 55  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 37  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 56  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 56  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 13  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 93  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 9  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 101  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 41  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 23  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 76  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 37  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 139  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 135  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 143  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 82  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 24  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 26  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 22  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 49  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 18  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 7  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 29  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 46  
8/2/2001 BT* Lower Mississippi 18  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 16  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 18  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 134  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 22  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 122  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 69  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 145  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 26  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 38  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 43  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 115  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 142  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 101  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 130  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 16  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 140  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 10  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 95  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 101  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 45  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 5  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 138  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 86  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 23  


*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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