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7/13/1963

Alton Jones, Sr.

Alton  Jones, Sr.

Info

Hometown Waco, Texas
Age 61
Former Occupation Computer store owner
Height 6' 2''
Weight 200 lbs.
Injuries None

Stats

Years Pro 34
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 65 (7) As of 1/19/2024
Career Earnings* $3.5 million As of 1/19/2024
Current World Rank 69
Best Finish in 2024 10 - Dale Hollow Lake, 4/9/2024
Best Finish in 2023 15 - Cayuga Lake, 6/6/2023
Last 3 Finishes 55 - James River, 6/25/2024
20 - Chowan River, 6/4/2024
49 - Lake Eufaula, 4/30/2024
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 19 (1) As of 1/19/2024
REDCREST Championships Fished (Won) 3 (0) As of 1/19/2024
Titles/Honors Bassmaster Classic champion (2008), Heavy Hitters champion (2021)

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 Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors BassForce App, Kistler Rods, Ranger Boats, Mercury, Pro-Guide Batteries
Non-Fishing Sponsors Legacy Outfitters (Waco, Texas ministry)
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
4/9/2021 BPT Falls Lake/Jordan Lake/Shearon Harris Reservoir 1  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 1  
2/22/2008 BElite Lake Hartwell 1  
6/16/2004 E50 Ohio, Cumberland, Tennessee Rivers 1  
4/10/2003 BT Clear Lake 1  
2/5/2022 BPT Caney Creek, Lake D'Arbonne, Bussey Brake 2  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 2  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 2  
4/20/2006 BElite Lake Guntersville 2  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 3  
9/17/2015 BElite Sturgeon Bay (Lake Michigan) 3  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 3  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 3  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 3  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 3  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 4  
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 4  
2/24/2012 BElite Red River 4  
5/19/2004 E50 Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway 4  
2/19/2022 BPT Lake Fork 5  
7/10/2020 BPT Sturgeon Bay 5  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 5  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 5  
9/15/2016 BElite Mille Lacs Lake 6  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 6  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 6  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 6  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 6  
5/8/2002 BT Lake Eufaula 6  
6/4/2022 BPT Watts Bar Lake 7  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 7  
3/9/2006 BElite Lake Amistad 7  
1/29/2004 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 7  
8/1/2003 BT* Louisiana Delta 7  
3/20/2003 BT Santee Cooper 7  
9/10/2022 BPT Mille Lacs Lake 8  
3/26/2019 BPT Falls Lake/Jordan Lake/Shearon Harris Reservoir 8  
3/4/2016 BElite Grand Lake O' the Cherokees 8  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 8  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 8  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 8  
8/6/2022 BPT Cayuga Lake 9  
9/17/2009 BElite Alabama River 9  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 9  
3/18/2004 BT Lake Eufaula 9  
4/9/2024 BPT Dale Hollow Lake 10  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 10  
9/12/2009 BElite Lake Jordan 10  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 10  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 10  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 11  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 11  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 11  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 11  
5/18/2005 E50 Lake Dardanelle (Arkansas River) 11  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 11  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 12  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 12  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 12  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 13  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 13  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 14  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 14  
2/20/2009 BElite Red River 14  
6/6/2023 BPT Cayuga Lake 15  
4/2/2023 BPT Lake Murray 15  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 15  
7/6/2006 BElite Oneida Lake 15  
3/6/2003 BT Lake Eufaula 15  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 15  
4/30/2021 BPT Lake Travis 16  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 16  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 16  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 16  
5/4/2006 BElite Clarks Hill Reservoir 16  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 17  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 17  
5/17/2007 BMajor-a High Rock Lake 17  
8/10/2006 BElite Potomac River 17  
5/20/2016 TTBC Lake Ray Roberts 18  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 18  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 18  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 19  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 19  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 19  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 19  
5/22/2003 BT Alabama River 19  
8/22/2001 BT Lake St. Clair 19  
6/4/2024 BPT Chowan River 20  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 20  
4/30/2021 BPT Lake Travis 21  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 21  
3/23/2022 BPT Grand Lake O' The Cherokees 22  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 22  
2/23/2007 BElite Lay Lake 22  
3/25/2004 BT Santee Cooper Lakes 22  
2/6/2003 BT Lake Seminole 23  
7/25/2002 BT* Lay Lake 23  
6/21/2018 BElite Mississippi River 24  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 24  
6/2/2004 E50 Alabama River 24  
8/23/2007 BMajor-l Lake Dardanelle 25  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 25  
8/2/2006 FLWT Logan Martin Lake 25  
6/1/2005 E50 Lewisville Lake 25  
4/3/2003 BT California Delta (San Joaquin River Delta) 25  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 26  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 26  
3/4/2004 BT Table Rock Lake 26  
5/1/2003 BT Lake Hamilton 26  
4/24/2023 BPT Caney Creek Reservoir/Bussey Brake Wildlife Area 27  
2/21/2020 BPT Lake Okeechobee 27  
2/12/2019 BPT Lake Conroe 27  
3/24/2017 BElite Lake Conroe 27  
2/19/2010 BElite Lay Lake 27  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 27  
4/9/2019 BPT Lake Chickamauga 28  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 28  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 28  
7/13/2006 BElite Lake Champlain 28  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 28  
8/5/2021 BPT Lake Champlain 29  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 29  
9/14/2006 BElite Table Rock Lake 29  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 29  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 29  
6/25/2021 BPT St. Lawrence River 31  
2/22/2013 BElite Grand Lake 31  
3/18/2023 BPT Cherokee and Douglas Lakes 32  
5/4/2018 BElite Kentucky Lake 32  
9/18/2014 BElite Bay de Noc (Lake Michigan) 32  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 32  
4/14/2004 E50 Lake Dardanelle 32  
3/14/2024 BPT Lay Lake 33  
9/14/2017 BElite Mille Lacs Lake 33  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 33  
8/24/2006 BMajor-l Arkansas River 33  
7/27/2006 BMajor-a Lake Wylie 33  
6/1/2006 BElite Grand Lake 33  
2/20/2003 BT Toledo Bend 33  
8/23/2018 BElite St. Lawrence River 34  
4/30/2019 BPT Smith Lake 35  
1/29/2019 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 35  
5/18/2006 BMajor-m Eagle Mountain Lake 35  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 36  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 36  
3/8/2023 BPT Lake Norman 37  
9/10/2021 BPT Lake St. Clair 37  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 37  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 38  
4/20/2005 E50 Smith Lake 38  
4/30/2022 BPT Lake of the Ozarks 39  
3/13/2020 BPT Lake Fork 39  
2/22/2021 BPT Lake Eufaula 40  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 40  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 40  
7/30/2004 BASS Lake Wylie 40  
5/21/2021 BPT Harris Chain of Lakes 41  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 41  
12/12/2001 BT Lake Toho 41  
8/2/2001 BT* Lower Mississippi 41  
3/21/2021 BPT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 42  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 42  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 43  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 44  
1/27/2005 BT Lake Toho 44  
2/21/2014 BElite Lake Guntersville 45  
7/26/2007 BMajor-m Lake Oneida 45  
6/15/2005 E50 Lake Wissota 45  
6/24/2023 BPT Lake St. Clair 47  
5/16/2023 BPT Lake Guntersville 47  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 48  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 48  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 48  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 48  
4/30/2024 BPT Lake Eufaula 49  
8/1/2023 BPT Saginaw Bay 49  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 49  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 49  
6/15/2006 BElite Kentucky Lake 49  
6/7/2018 BElite Sabine River 50  
2/3/2005 BT Harris Chain 50  
2/13/2023 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 51  
6/4/2021 BPT Lake Chickamauga 51  
6/7/2020 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 51  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 51  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 51  
4/10/2002 BT Lake Guntersville 51  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 51  
6/25/2019 BPT Lake Winnebago 52  
2/6/2002 BT Lake Seminole 52  
2/20/2024 BPT Santee Cooper Lakes 53  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 53  
6/29/2018 BElite Lake Oahe 54  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 54  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 54  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 54  
6/25/2024 BPT James River 55  
2/7/2020 BPT Lake Eufaula 58  
4/26/2018 BElite Grand Lake 58  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 58  
5/17/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 59  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 59  
1/30/2024 BPT Toledo Bend Reservoir 61  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 61  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 61  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 62  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 62  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 63  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 65  
8/11/2020 FLWPC Lake Erie 66  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 66  
3/16/2006 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 66  
3/2/2022 BPT Lewis Smith Lake 67  
7/29/2020 FLWPC Mississippi River 67  
5/31/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 67  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 67  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 67  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 69  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 69  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 70  
2/26/2004 BT Lake Guntersville 71  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 73  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 74  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 75  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 75  
3/31/2005 BT Table Rock Lake 75  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 77  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 78  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 79  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 81  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 82  
1/16/2003 BT Lake Okeechobee 82  
1/9/2003 BT Harris Chain of Lakes 82  
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 83  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 83  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 85  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 85  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 85  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 86  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 86  
10/31/2001 BT Red River 86  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 88  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 89  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 90  
2/8/2018 BElite Lake Martin 92  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 92  
2/24/2005 BT Lake Guntersville 92  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 93  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 94  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 97  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 97  
5/17/2018 BElite Lake Travis 100  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 101  
3/30/2006 BElite Santee-Cooper 103  
3/3/2005 BT Strom Thurmond Reservoir (Clarks Hill) 109  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 115  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 126  
2/5/2004 BT Smith Lake 130  
3/17/2005 BT Lake Norman 136  


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

Biographical data last updated: 1/19/2024

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