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Derek Hudnall


Hometown Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Age 44
Former Occupation Real estate
Height 5' 10''
Weight 175 lbs.


Current World Rank 119
Current Bassmaster Standing 55 (254 points)
Best Finish in 2024 29 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 2/22/2024
Best Finish in 2023 5 - Lake Seminole, 2/23/2023
Last 3 Finishes 64 - Lake Murray, 5/9/2024
41 - St. Johns River, 4/18/2024
99 - Harris Chain of Lakes, 4/11/2024

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Hank Parker
Home Lake Atchafalaya Basin
Favorite Lake Champlain
Least Favorite Lake Kentucky Lake
Favorite Technique Flipping
Primary Fishing Strength Fishing heavy cover
Secondary Fishing Strength Dropshotting
Biggest Weakness Execution
Boat Skeeter
Motor Yamaha
Fishing Sponsors St. Croix Rods, Missile Baits, Skeeter, Yamaha, Power-Pole, Sunline, Lowrance, Cajun Outboards, Lithium Pros batteries
Non-Fishing Sponsors Louisiana Travel & Tourism, Gordon McKernan Injury Attorneys, ServPro of South Baton Rouge, Raising Canes Chicken Fingers
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevrolet 2500 Duramax

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak
Favorite Music Various
Favorite Book/Movie "Good to Great" (book)/"Shawshank Redemption"
Non-Angling Hero Lucas Ragusa
When Not Fishing Golf
Why He Fishes "My dad fished tournaments his whole life. I grew up in the sport. My dad had chances to join the BASS Top 150 twice, but turned it down. I always told myself if the opportunity ever came up, I couldn't turn it down, not just for me but for him as well."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
5/9/2024 BElite Lake Murray 64  
4/18/2024 BElite St. Johns River 41  
4/11/2024 BElite Harris Chain of Lakes 99  
2/29/2024 BElite Lake Fork 34  
2/22/2024 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 29  
8/24/2023 BElite St. Lawrence River 90  
8/17/2023 BElite Lake Champlain 88  
7/27/2023 BElite Lake St. Clair 52  
6/1/2023 BElite Sabine River 58  
5/11/2023 BElite Lay Lake 49  
4/27/2023 BElite Santee Cooper Lakes 64  
4/20/2023 BElite Lake Murray 37  
2/23/2023 BElite Lake Seminole 5  
2/16/2023 BElite Lake Okeechobee 57  
8/26/2022 BElite Mississippi River 47  
8/18/2022 BElite Lake Oahe 62  
7/14/2022 BElite St. Lawrence River 19  
6/2/2022 BElite Pickwick Lake 91  
5/19/2022 BElite Lake Fork 9  
4/7/2022 BElite Lake Chickamauga 82  
3/17/2022 BElite Santee Cooper Lakes 42  
2/17/2022 BElite Harris Chain of Lakes 94  
2/10/2022 BElite St. Johns River 90  
7/15/2021 BElite St. Lawrence River 37  
7/8/2021 BElite Lake Champlain 94  
5/20/2021 BElite Lake Guntersville 26  
5/6/2021 BElite Neely Henry Lake 59  
4/22/2021 BElite Lake Fork 47  
4/8/2021 BElite Sabine River 81  
3/18/2021 BElite Pickwick Lake 71  
2/25/2021 BElite Tennessee River 28  
2/11/2021 BElite St. Johns River 9  
11/5/2020 BElite Lake Fork 19  
10/16/2020 BElite Lake Chickamauga 37  
10/8/2020 BElite Santee Cooper Lakes 10  
9/30/2020 BElite Lake Guntersville 60  
8/20/2020 BElite Lake St. Clair 36  
7/30/2020 BElite Lake Champlain 39  
7/23/2020 BElite St. Lawrence River 68  
6/10/2020 BElite Lake Eufaula 45  
2/6/2020 BElite St. Johns River 78  
9/28/2019 BElite Lake St. Clair 40  
9/19/2019 BElite Lake Tenkiller 40  
8/22/2019 BElite Cayuga Lake 29  
8/15/2019 BElite St. Lawrence River 25  
6/21/2019 BElite Lake Guntersville 48  
5/2/2019 BElite Lake Fork 14  
4/11/2019 BElite Winyah Bay 53  
3/15/2019 BElite Tennessee River 33  
2/14/2019 BElite Lake Lanier 45  
2/7/2019 BElite St. Johns River 32  

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