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7/7/1979

Bryan Thrift

Bryan  Thrift

Info

Hometown Shelby, North Carolina
Age 45
Former Occupation Construction worker
Height 5' 7''
Weight 155 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 17
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 77 (10) As of 12/1/2023
Career Earnings* $3.8 million As of 3/13/2023
Current World Rank 23
Best Finish in 2024 4 - James River, 6/25/2024
Best Finish in 2023 1 - Lake Norman, 3/8/2023
Last 3 Finishes 4 - James River, 6/25/2024
31 - Chowan River, 6/4/2024
6 - Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, 5/18/2024
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 12/1/2023
REDCREST Championships Fished (Won) 3 (1) As of 12/1/2023
Titles/Honors REDCREST champion (2023), FLW Cup champion (2019), FLW Tour Angler of the Year (2017, 2010)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Kevin VanDam
Home Lake Wylie (SC)
Favorite Lake Wylie (SC)
Least Favorite Lake Eufaula (AL)
Favorite Technique Skipping jigs under docks
Primary Fishing Strength Jigs
Secondary Fishing Strength Topwater
Biggest Weakness Cold water
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Damiki Fishing Tackle, Abu Garcia (reels), P-Line, Sportsman's Warehouse, Costa, Fitzgerald Fishing (rods), STORMR, Ranger Boats, Mercury, Power-Pole, Catch Commander, T-H Marine, Humminbird, MinnKota, American Baitworks (BaitFuel)
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Suburban

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Music "Anything with a fast beat to it."
Favorite Book/Movie A River Runs Through It (Movie)
Non-Angling Hero Father
When Not Fishing "When I'm not fishing, I'm usually talking about it or thinking about it."
Why He Fishes "I enjoy the competition."
Website www.bryanthrift.net
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 36  
8/4/2016 FLWT- FWC Wheeler Lake 4  
6/4/2022 BPT Watts Bar Lake 15  
1/30/2024 BPT Toledo Bend Reservoir 29  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 25  
3/3/2010 FLWT Table Rock Lake 4  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 21  
7/10/2020 BPT Sturgeon Bay 67  
6/25/2021 BPT St. Lawrence River 30  
4/26/2018 FLWT Smith Lake 54  
2/20/2024 BPT Santee Cooper Lakes 77  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 21  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 1  
1/10/2019 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 3  
3/21/2021 BPT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 38  
8/1/2023 BPT Saginaw Bay 9  
5/19/2011 FLWT Red River 79  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 3  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 69  
6/2/2011 FLWT Potomac River 54  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 6  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 74  
6/15/2017 FLWT Potomac River 48  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 14  
5/5/2016 FLWT Pickwick Lake 37  
7/30/2009 FLW Ohio, Monongahela, Allegheny Rivers 9  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 59  
9/10/2022 BPT Mille Lacs Lake 35  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 43  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 24  
3/2/2022 BPT Lewis Smith Lake 22  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 48  
3/14/2024 BPT Lay Lake 35  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 2  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 2  
4/30/2021 BPT Lake Travis 64  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 8  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 21  
2/7/2019 FLWT Lake Toho 26  
6/28/2018 FLWT Lake St. Clair 5  
9/10/2021 BPT Lake St. Clair 21  
6/24/2023 BPT Lake St. Clair 14  
3/7/2019 FLWT Lake Seminole 130  
5/20/2016 TTBC Lake Ray Roberts 2  
7/21/2011 FLWT Lake Pickwick 25  
4/9/2022 BPT Lake Palestine 23  
8/2/2007 FLWT Lake Ouachita 5  
5/26/2010 FLWT Lake Ouachita 21  
8/11/2011 FLWT Lake Ouachita 29  
8/20/2015 FLWT- FWC Lake Ouachita 6  
8/10/2018 FLWT- FWC Lake Ouachita 15  
2/3/2011 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 38  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 6  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 7  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 59  
2/4/2016 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 132  
1/25/2018 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 65  
2/21/2020 BPT Lake Okeechobee 69  
4/30/2022 BPT Lake of the Ozarks 63  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 10  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 44  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 67  
3/24/2010 FLWT Lake Norman 1  
3/8/2023 BPT Lake Norman 1  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 15  
8/14/2014 FLWT Lake Murray 7  
8/11/2017 FLWT- FWC Lake Murray 4  
4/2/2023 BPT Lake Murray 8  
8/5/2010 FLWT Lake Lanier 10  
8/9/2012 FLWT Lake Lanier 3  
3/8/2018 FLWT Lake Lanier 15  
3/24/2011 FLWT Lake Hartwell 5  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 65  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 107  
3/17/2016 FLWT Lake Hartwell 5  
8/9/2019 FLWT- FWC Lake Hamilton 1  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 24  
6/23/2010 FLWT Lake Guntersville 9  
10/20/2011 FLWT Lake Guntersville 5  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 2  
5/16/2023 BPT Lake Guntersville 15  
5/9/2014 TTBC Lake Fork 24  
5/23/2015 TTBC Lake Fork 21  
3/13/2020 BPT Lake Fork 10  
2/19/2022 BPT Lake Fork 14  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 2  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 1  
2/7/2020 BPT Lake Eufaula 2  
2/22/2021 BPT Lake Eufaula 9  
4/30/2024 BPT Lake Eufaula 41  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 12  
4/12/2018 FLWT Lake Cumberland 1  
10/1/2010 TTBC Lake Conroe 42  
9/28/2012 TTBC Lake Conroe 1  
10/4/2013 TTBC Lake Conroe 10  
4/14/2011 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 65  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 63  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 9  
5/2/2019 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 39  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 61  
6/4/2021 BPT Lake Chickamauga 26  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 29  
9/15/2011 FLWT Lake Champlain 83  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 49  
6/23/2016 FLWT Lake Champlain 11  
6/27/2019 FLWT Lake Champlain 3  
8/5/2021 BPT Lake Champlain 5  
6/7/2020 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 2  
2/13/2023 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 35  
5/18/2024 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 6  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 47  
6/16/2011 FLWT Kentucky Lake 34  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 19  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 26  
6/9/2016 FLWT Kentucky Lake 6  
5/17/2018 FLWT Kentucky Lake 56  
6/25/2024 BPT James River 4  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 6  
2/22/2018 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 13  
5/21/2021 BPT Harris Chain of Lakes 52  
3/23/2022 BPT Grand Lake O' The Cherokees 9  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 2  
3/28/2019 FLWT Grand Lake 7  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 20  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 57  
4/21/2010 FLWT Fort Loudoun/Tellico Lakes 3  
4/9/2021 BPT Falls Lake/Jordan Lake/Shearon Harris Reservoir 5  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 160  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 105  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 33  
4/9/2024 BPT Dale Hollow Lake 35  
6/4/2024 BPT Chowan River 31  
4/11/2019 FLWT Cherokee Lake 15  
3/18/2023 BPT Cherokee and Douglas Lakes 49  
8/6/2022 BPT Cayuga Lake 55  
6/6/2023 BPT Cayuga Lake 43  
2/5/2022 BPT Caney Creek, Lake D'Arbonne, Bussey Brake 4  
4/24/2023 BPT Caney Creek Reservoir/Bussey Brake Wildlife Area 7  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 95  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 15  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 24  
3/3/2011 FLWT Beaver Lake 1  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 38  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 58  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 11  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 5  
4/14/2016 FLWT Beaver Lake 68  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 3  


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

Biographical data last updated: 12/1/2023

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