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9/16/1991

John Hunter, Jr.

John  Hunter, Jr.

Info

Hometown Shelbyville, Kentucky
Age 33
Former Occupation None (fished right out of college)
Height 6' 1''
Weight 190 lbs.
Injuries Broken foot (twice), broken wrist, fractured elbow

Stats

Years Pro 8
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 12 (0) As of 9/12/2023
Career Earnings* $310,425 As of 9/12/2023
Current World Rank 71
Best Finish in 2024 33 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 1/30/2024
Best Finish in 2023 6 - Lake Murray, 4/2/2023
Last 3 Finishes 33 - Toledo Bend Reservoir, 1/30/2024
59 - Saginaw Bay, 8/1/2023
9 - Lake St. Clair, 6/24/2023
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 9/12/2023
REDCREST Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 9/12/2023

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Kevin VanDam
Home Lake Barren River Lake
Favorite Lake Pickwick
Least Favorite Lake Any Florida lake
Favorite Technique Crankbait/jerkbait
Primary Fishing Strength Offshore
Secondary Fishing Strength Highland reservoirs
Biggest Weakness Sight-fishing
Boat Falcon
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Falcon Boats, Mercury Marine, Swate (rods, reels, apparel), P-Line, Bass Mafia, Precision Sonar, GoWild, Graph Glass, Power-Pole, Lowrance, Sea Clear Power
Non-Fishing Sponsors Buffalo Construction
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite Music Country and rap
Favorite Book/Movie Shooter (movie)
Non-Angling Hero My dad and uncle
When Not Fishing Hunting, golf
Why He Fishes "I'm in love with the sport and competing with the best."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
1/30/2024 BPT Toledo Bend Reservoir 33  
8/1/2023 BPT Saginaw Bay 59  
6/24/2023 BPT Lake St. Clair 9  
6/6/2023 BPT Cayuga Lake 51  
5/16/2023 BPT Lake Guntersville 45  
4/2/2023 BPT Lake Murray 6  
3/18/2023 BPT Cherokee and Douglas Lakes 13  
2/13/2023 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 43  
8/16/2022 MLFPC St. Lawrence River 20  
7/29/2022 MLFPC Lake Champlain 38  
6/16/2022 MLFPC James River 71  
5/12/2022 MLFPC Lake Guntersville 22  
4/21/2022 MLFPC Pickwick Lake 6  
3/13/2022 MLFPC Harris Chain of Lakes 68  
1/27/2022 MLFPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 13  
7/29/2021 MLFPC St. Lawrence River 115  
6/17/2021 MLFPC Potomac River 48  
5/13/2021 MLFPC Lake Eufaula 50  
4/22/2021 MLFPC Lake Murray 74  
3/11/2021 MLFPC Lewis Smith Lake 14  
2/11/2021 MLFPC Lake Okeechobee 157  
8/11/2020 FLWPC Lake Erie 64  
7/29/2020 FLWPC Mississippi River 45  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 147  
3/19/2020 FLWPC Lake Martin 86  
2/20/2020 FLWPC Harris Chain of Lakes 47  
1/23/2020 FLWPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 112  
6/27/2019 FLWT Lake Champlain 66  
5/2/2019 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 94  
4/11/2019 FLWT Cherokee Lake 88  
3/28/2019 FLWT Grand Lake 31  
3/7/2019 FLWT Lake Seminole 95  
2/7/2019 FLWT Lake Toho 89  
1/10/2019 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 47  
6/28/2018 FLWT Lake St. Clair 116  
5/17/2018 FLWT Kentucky Lake 11  
4/26/2018 FLWT Smith Lake 91  
4/12/2018 FLWT Lake Cumberland 166  
3/8/2018 FLWT Lake Lanier 174  
2/22/2018 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 3  
1/25/2018 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 54  
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 23  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 75  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 102  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 107  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 91  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 86  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 64  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 101  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 59  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 102  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 103  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 106  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 79  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 53  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 80  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 108  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 11  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 94  


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

Biographical data last updated: 9/12/2023

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