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11/28/1971

James Niggemeyer

James  Niggemeyer

Info

Hometown Van, Texas
Age 53
Former Occupation Guide on Lake Fork
Height 6' 2''
Weight 205 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 17
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 19 (5) As of 2/20/2018
Career Earnings* $985,000 As of 2/20/2018
Current World Rank 295
Last 3 Finishes 81 - Lake Champlain, 7/29/2022
135 - James River, 6/16/2022
126 - Lake Guntersville, 5/12/2022
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 3 (0) As of 2/20/2018
REDCREST Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 2/20/2018

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Jay Yelas – "He was always somebody I followed way back in the day."
Home Lake Lake Fork
Favorite Lake Lake Fork
Least Favorite Lake "I don't know that I have one."
Favorite Technique Flipping and pitching
Primary Fishing Strength Flipping and pitching
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness Deep water
Boat Ranger
Motor Yamaha
Fishing Sponsors Yamaha, Cabela's, Strike King, St Croix, MotorGuide, Owner hooks, Tuf-Line, Gamma line, EGO nets, BioEdge, Ardent, Power-Pole, Raymarine, Hitch Series trailer keepers, Gator Guards
Non-Fishing Sponsors GEICO, APS Payroll, Princesscraft Campers, Gator Grip, Tork Lift, Troll Perfect
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Ford F350

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Seafood
Favorite Music Contemporary Christian
Favorite Book/Movie Bible/Forrest Gump
Non-Angling Hero Bob Roster (friend) - "He helped me believe in myself and he was very suportive of me."
When Not Fishing "Just being with my family."
Why He Fishes "Ever since I can remember, it was just something I always liked to do, and I love the competition as well. Every day it's a new challenge – you never have the same day twice."
Website www.lakeforkproguide.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
5/9/2013 BElite Alabama River 81  
6/9/2011 BElite Arkansas River 43  
9/18/2014 BElite Bay de Noc (Lake Michigan) 30  
4/18/2013 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 40  
4/19/2012 BElite Bull Shoals Lake 48  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 96  
3/11/2010 BElite California Delta 7  
3/22/2007 BElite California Delta 11  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 25  
8/21/2014 BElite Cayuga Lake 27  
4/11/2019 FLWT Cherokee Lake 37  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 104  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 50  
5/1/2008 BElite Clarks Hill 46  
4/19/2007 BElite Clarks Hill 26  
5/20/2010 BElite Clarks Hill Lake 84  
3/18/2010 BElite Clear Lake 30  
3/29/2007 BElite Clear Lake 94  
8/7/2014 BElite Delaware River 36  
5/3/2012 BElite Douglas Lake 74  
3/21/2013 BElite Falcon Lake 39  
4/3/2008 BElite Falcon Lake 76  
6/17/2010 BElite Ft. Gibson 61  
3/28/2019 FLWT Grand Lake 101  
6/21/2007 BElite Grand Lake 28  
3/10/2011 BElite Harris Chain 9  
3/6/2008 BElite Harris Chain 90  
3/13/2022 MLFPC Harris Chain of Lakes 151  
2/20/2020 FLWPC Harris Chain of Lakes 18  
2/22/2018 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 126  
6/16/2022 MLFPC James River 135  
5/17/2018 FLWT Kentucky Lake 105  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 78  
6/9/2010 BElite Kentucky Lake 67  
6/3/2009 BElite Kentucky Lake 98  
6/12/2008 BElite Kentucky Lake 23  
3/12/2009 BElite Lake Amistad 15  
4/10/2008 BElite Lake Amistad 77  
3/8/2007 BElite Lake Amistad 108  
7/29/2022 MLFPC Lake Champlain 81  
6/27/2019 FLWT Lake Champlain 85  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 31  
7/12/2007 BElite Lake Champlain 43  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 99  
5/2/2019 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 12  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 21  
4/12/2018 FLWT Lake Cumberland 26  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 74  
5/15/2014 BElite Lake Dardanelle 88  
3/26/2009 BElite Lake Dardanelle 13  
8/11/2020 FLWPC Lake Erie 103  
7/31/2008 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 52  
7/19/2007 BElite Lake Erie/Niagara River 105  
5/13/2021 MLFPC Lake Eufaula 32  
5/12/2022 MLFPC Lake Guntersville 126  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 41  
5/6/2010 BElite Lake Guntersville 46  
5/7/2009 BElite Lake Guntersville 27  
4/26/2007 BElite Lake Guntersville 93  
2/20/2015 BElite Lake Hartwell 21  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 15  
3/8/2018 FLWT Lake Lanier 19  
3/19/2020 FLWPC Lake Martin 79  
6/28/2012 BElite Lake Michigan 6  
4/22/2021 MLFPC Lake Murray 70  
5/12/2011 BElite Lake Murray 73  
5/15/2008 BElite Lake Murray 21  
2/11/2021 MLFPC Lake Okeechobee 42  
1/25/2018 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 29  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 59  
3/22/2012 BElite Lake Okeechobee 43  
8/7/2008 BElite Lake Oneida 91  
8/10/2018 FLWT- FWC Lake Ouachita 2  
4/6/2011 BElite Lake Pickwick 63  
3/7/2019 FLWT Lake Seminole 47  
3/13/2014 BElite Lake Seminole 16  
6/28/2018 FLWT Lake St. Clair 119  
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 92  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 93  
8/22/2013 BElite Lake St. Clair 92  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 55  
2/7/2019 FLWT Lake Toho 137  
3/13/2008 BElite Lake Toho 81  
9/13/2007 BElite Lake Tohopekaliga 8  
6/16/2011 BElite Lake Wheeler 79  
4/2/2009 BElite Lake Wheeler 78  
6/5/2008 BElite Lake Wheeler 93  
2/19/2010 BElite Lay Lake 18  
2/23/2007 BElite Lay Lake 17  
3/11/2021 MLFPC Lewis Smith Lake 67  
7/29/2020 FLWPC Mississippi River 72  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 94  
6/20/2013 BElite Mississippi River 71  
6/21/2012 BElite Mississippi River 82  
6/11/2009 BElite Mississippi River 50  
6/26/2008 BElite Old Hickory 30  
8/23/2012 BElite Oneida Lake 24  
8/13/2009 BElite Oneida Lake 35  
4/21/2022 MLFPC Pickwick Lake 93  
4/29/2010 BElite Pickwick Lake 71  
6/17/2021 MLFPC Potomac River 131  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 87  
8/9/2007 BElite Potomac River 16  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 40  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 82  
3/14/2013 BElite Sabine River 68  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 44  
1/27/2022 MLFPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 60  
1/23/2020 FLWPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 72  
1/10/2019 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 56  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 79  
4/26/2018 FLWT Smith Lake 28  
4/15/2010 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 27  
4/23/2009 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 7  
6/7/2007 BElite Smith Mountain Lake 23  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 72  
3/20/2014 BElite St. Johns River 50  
3/15/2012 BElite St. Johns River 97  
3/17/2011 BElite St. Johns River 50  
7/29/2021 MLFPC St. Lawrence River 91  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 80  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 75  
8/8/2013 BElite St. Lawrence River 81  
8/24/2020 FLWPC Sturgeon Bay 34  
4/3/2014 BElite Table Rock Lake 50  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 79  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 39  
5/1/2014 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 26  
6/7/2012 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 83  
4/14/2011 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 83  
5/2/2013 BElite West Point Lake 86  
5/5/2011 BElite West Point Lake 36  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 12  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 71  


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

Biographical data last updated: 11/16/2018

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