Angler Q & A

Technique strength: Off-shore, deep-structure fishing

Technique weakness: Finesse fishing

Favorite lake or river: Pickwick

Least favorite lake or river: Any that don’t have bass

Favorite bait: Bomber Switchback Shad

Started bass fishing at the age of: 11 to 12, serious fishing

Started fishing bass tournaments at the age of: Started while in college

Year turned pro: 1999

Do you get nervous before tournaments: I don’t get jittery. But I do get jittery when I catch a big fish

Your biggest bass fishing influence (person): My dad taught me a lot of work ethic. From a purely fishing perspective, it is Mark Davis.

If you were not a professional bass angler, what would you be doing: I have a degree in psychology. I would probably be a counselor.

Largest bass caught to date: 12-pound, 8-ounce largemouth at a tournament on Clear Lake