Sherman , TX
Competition Team: N
Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Bruce run?
I run a triton 21 hp maroon and silver with a mercury 250 pro xs. I pull with a ford f150 fx4 black.
What Bruce does for a living:
I am a retired agriculture science teacher from the Tom Bean ISD. I taught for 32 years. I live on a farm and raise cattle, drive a bulldozer and a large tractor for hire.
What you should know about Bruce:
I live in a small town in North Texas. I own a farm, raise cattle, and fish tournaments mainly in Texas. I go to the Methodist Church, have a lovely wife and a son and daughter. Both are married and have 1 grandson.
How Bruce started fishing
I have fished all my life. I began fishing tournaments around 1987 but never had the time to do it seriously. After I retired I now have the time to fish all I want.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
I am an older guy so I have no pro aspirations. I have fished a few Costa series tournaments and plan to continue, and will compete in a few BASS Opens. I enjoy fishing the ABA and fish other circuits.
Favorite way to fish
I lover to fish with deep crank baits. I have made more money fishing like this than any other way.
Most exciting fishing experience
Winning tournaments with my son. He was a collegiate FLW All American in college and I really enjoy spending the day fishing with him.
How Bruce preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Crank baits , topwaters, and shaky heads.
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport