As a full time tournament fisherman and guide I travel 40,000 miles and spend on average 300 days each year either fishing, traveling to tournaments, or working sports shows or other media events for my existing sponsors. I am fully committed to providing positive exposure to my sponsors and their products and services.
Date of birth: December 10, 1975.
Tournament fishing experience: 18 years
Years Fishing: 29
Associates Degree – 1996 – Marketing and Management
United States Coast Guard 100 ton Captain
2011 TOURNAMENT CIRCUITS
- B.A.S.S Elites
- F.L.W. Tour Opens (Professional Division)
- 2011 Bass Master Classic qualifier
- 2010 Forrest Wood Cup Qualifier
- 2010 Toyota Texas Bass Classic qualifier
- 2010 BASS Central Division Angler of the year
- 2009 Forrest Wood Cup qualifier
- Finished second in both Everstart Series Central division and Texas Tournament Trail in 2006 season
- 2004 Angler of the Year in the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail
- 2003 Angler of the Year in the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail
- Six Angler of the Year titles in various divisions including Anglers Choice and Pro Team
- 1st place PAA Lake Tawakoni September 2010
- 4th place Toyota Texas Bass Classic October 2010 Conroe
- Holds the record for the largest single day catch in FLW history #41.01.
- Holds the record for the largest tournament catch in PAA history
- Twenty top ten finishes in FLW events.
- Thirty-Seven top twenty finishes in the last Seventy- Seven FLW tour, FLW series, Everstart Series and Texas Tournament Trail Tournaments
- Finished in the money 86% of the time in all tournaments fished over the last five years.
- Over $340,000 in career earnings from FLW tournaments alone.
- Over $700,000 in combined tournament earnings
- Five top ten finishes in the 2008-2010 FLW tour and FLW series seasons (4th Wheeler Lake, 9th Lake Erie, 5TH Beaver Lake, 10th Lake Norman, 5th Lake Guntersville )
- 5 top ten finishes in BASS competition ( 4th Lake Texoma, 10th Lake Amistad, 4th Red River, 3rd Lake Texoma, 9th St Johns River)
- Currently ranked 9th in the world (bassfan.com) world ranking.
- Guest speaker Gary’s Marine 25 Anniversary
- Guest speaker and tournament MC The Central Texas Boat and Marine Show
- Guest speaker Fishing for freedom tournament
- Featured in the F.L.W. Outdoors Magazine (May 09, April 2010, June 2010, Sept. 2010, Dec. 2010)
- Feature in BASS Times (Sept. 2010, Oct, 2010, April 2011)
- Featured in Bass West Magazine (Dec. 2010)
- PAA Television (Lake Tawakoni)
- TTBC show (Conroe)
- Featured in Texas Fish and Game (March 2010)
- Stihls Reel in the outdoors (February 2010 Falcon Lake episode)
- F.L.W. Outdoors Television Show (FLW Series Wheeler, Flw Tour Detroit River, Flw Tour Beaver Lake, Flw Tour Guntersville)
- Featured at Bassmaster.com (Nov. 2010)
- Featured in multiple articles on fishing for the Austin American Statesman, Killeen Daily Herald, Belton Journal, Athens Review, and the Del Rio Herald.
- Featured at fislakeamistad.com ( March 2009)
- Featured in Wired 2 Fish article (Feb. 2010, Sept. 2010)
- Featured in Bass Zone article (September 2010 )
- Featured at the Bass East websites pre and post tournament fishing log and articles (Jan. 2009, Oct. 2010)
- Quarterly how to videos on fishing Lake Amistad on The Angling Channel.com
- Featured on the F.L.W. Outdoors radio program.
- Featured on the Centex Outdoor Report.
- Featured on the Oasis Outback Outdoors report.