Angler Q & A

Technique strength: Sight fishing and flipping

Technique weakness: No substantial weakness, I pride myself on learning about new techniques when they come out.

Favorite lake or river: Falcon Lake, because the bass are plentiful and stupid.

Least favorite lake or river: Arkansas River

Favorite bait: 6-inch Yum Dinger

Started bass fishing at the age of: 6

Year started fishing bass tournaments: 1985

Year turned pro: 1990

Do you get nervous before tournaments: It depends on the tournament. The better the practice, the more nervous I am.

Your biggest bass fishing influence (person): My grandfather. He took me fishing and bought me my first subscription to bass fishing magazines.

If you were not a professional bass angler, what would you be doing: I would probably be a stock trader.

Largest bass caught to date: Two that weighed 11 pounds, 8 ounces. One at Richland Chambers Reservoir and the other on Falcon Lake.

Most memorable bass fishing moment: Had to be winning the Classic, specifically the final day of the tournament.



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