Hometown: Camdenton, MO Years as an Evinrude Pro: 30+
Boat: Ranger Engine: E-TEC 250 Expertise: Bass – Fresh Water
Favorite Technique: Flipping & Pitching Favorite Lake: Amistad
Career Highlights: BASS Classic Champion, Angler of the Year, 17 BASS wins, Wheaties Box, 2 time David Letterman appearances.
Sponsors: Evinrude, Ranger, Strike King, ardent, Busch Beer, Mustad, Seaguar, Hummingbird, Minn Kota, Gemini, Wired2fish.
How did you get into fishing? “Started at 8 fishing streams by home. Turned into hobby that got out of control. Fished in Blue Valley Bass Club in Seward, NE and then Federation before I turned Pro. Fished first event on Lake of the Ozarks as a Pro and then ended up moving there.”
What is your favorite thing about your Evinrude? “Over all the years Evinrudes dependability stands out. You can not win if you don’t get your fish to the weigh in. My Ranger-Evinrude rig has served me very well over the years. If you want to be one of the best you need to use great products.”