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Preston Clark


Hometown Palatka, Florida
Age 59
Former Occupation HVAC salesman
Height 5' 11''
Weight 220 lbs.


Years Pro 18
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 6 (1) As of 1/10/2008
Career Earnings* $250,000 As of 1/10/2008
Last 3 Finishes 96 - Lake Oneida, 8/7/2008
19 - Lake Erie/Niagara River, 7/31/2008
83 - Old Hickory, 6/26/2008
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 1/10/2008
REDCREST Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 1/10/2008

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Dad – "Everything I know he's taught me. He fished all the Megabucks, Super Bass and stuff like that back in the '70s and '80s. He's been a force in north Florida for 30 years."
Home Lake St. Johns River (FL)
Favorite Lake Santee Cooper (SC)
Least Favorite Lake West Point (AL) – "I went there and got smoked so bad."
Favorite Technique Sight-fishing and crankbaiting
Primary Fishing Strength Power-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness Finesse-fishing
Boat Triton
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors MotorGuide, Penetrator weights, Berkley, Fenwick, Abu Garcia, Smith Optics, Stiffy pushpoles
Non-Fishing Sponsors Service and Associates Inc.
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy 2500 Duramax

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Chinese (teriyaki chicken)
Favorite Music AC/DC – "Bon Scott is the real AC/DC."
Favorite Book/Movie The Bible (book)/The Godfather Saga (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Jack Nicklaus – "Just because of the level that he's maintained for so long in being competitive. When he went for a win, he intimidated everybody. He had them by the throat."
When Not Fishing "I like to go offshore fishing."
Why He Fishes "I love bass fishing. Anytime I can get on the water, there's something about the water that draws me. I'm at peace with myself. When I'm not on the water, I start getting antsy."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 96  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 19  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 83  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 76  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 106  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 66  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 58  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 65  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 62  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 60  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 29  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 42  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 19  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 108  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 18  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 78  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 67  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 50  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 98  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 72  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 46  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 91  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 61  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 102  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 62  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 96  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 96  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 68  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 76  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 62  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 1  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 39  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 54  
2/24/2006 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 6  
7/29/2005 BT Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 15  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 41  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 8  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 21  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 35  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 113  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 52  

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

Biographical data last updated: 1/10/2008

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