Angler Q & A

Technique strength: Versatility

Technique weakness: I really don't feel like I have a weakness.

Favorite lake or river: Falcon Lake, Clear Lake and the California Delta

Least favorite lake or river: Lake Hamilton in Arkansas

Favorite bait: Ish’s Phat Frog

Started bass fishing at the age of: 10

Started fishing bass tournaments at the age of: 14

Year turned pro: 1992

Do you get nervous before tournaments: I’ve fished over 200 tournaments and I still get butterflies.

Your biggest bass fishing influence (person): My dad. He actually took me out of school a few times to go fishing. He helped me buy my first boat.

If you were not a professional bass angler, what would you be doing: I was a car salesman in college, so I might be doing that. Or something in comedy.

Largest bass caught to date: 14-pound, 1-ounce largemouth, caught in the California Delta

Most memorable bass fishing moment: Every time I go fishing with my dad.



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