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David Williams

David  Williams


Hometown Maiden, North Carolina
Age 45
Former Occupation Taxidermist
Height 6' 1''
Weight 260 lbs.
Injuries Back injuries/Scoliosis


Years Pro 2
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 4 (0) As of 3/3/2017
Career Earnings* $168,647 As of 3/3/2017
Current World Rank 145
Current Bassmaster Standing 81 (397 points)
Best Finish in 2017 18 - Cherokee Lake, 2/9/2017
Best Finish in 2016 18 - Wheeler Lake, 4/28/2016
Last 3 Finishes 60 - Lake St. Clair, 8/24/2017
57 - Lake Champlain, 7/27/2017
61 - St. Lawrence River, 7/20/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 3/3/2017
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 3/3/2017

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero My dad/Hank Parker/Rick Clunn
Home Lake Norman
Favorite Lake Hartwell
Least Favorite Lake None "If you're fishing they're all good."
Favorite Technique Topwater
Primary Fishing Strength Power-fishing jig or spinnerbait
Secondary Fishing Strength Finding fish shallow
Biggest Weakness Off shore fishing
Boat Nitro
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Nitro Boats, Bass Pro Shops, Fitzgerald Rods, Lineberger's Cattle Company, Power-Pole, Costa, Duo Realis, Mercury, Queen Tackle, Hi Seas, True South
Non-Fishing Sponsors Happy R Ranch, Aluminum Awnings of the Carolinas
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Ribeye steak and ice cream
Favorite Music Contemporary christian
Favorite Book/Movie Bible (book)/Forrest Gump (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Michael Jordan
When Not Fishing Camping, hunting, spending time with family, chasing my toddler
Why He Fishes "I just love being in the outdoors and love the challenge and competition."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 60  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 57  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 61  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 87  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 85  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 93  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 69  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 72  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 18  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 51  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 43  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 99  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 21  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 105  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 18  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 101  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 33  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 80  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 19  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 84  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 48  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 120  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 5  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 81  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 91  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 16  
2/20/2009 BElite Red River 46  

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

Biographical data last updated: 3/3/2017

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