Summerville , GA
Competition Team: A
Member Since: 2012-03-26
2018 National Standings
2018 Division Point Standings
2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2018 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does James run?
2002 Stratos 20 XL Pro Star, 2005 Mercury 225 Optimax, 2004 Chevy Colorado Z71
Being a boat captain for my local high school we have many sponsors including Lews, Strike King, Denali rods, etc.
What James does for a living:
Self employed, Lawn Care
What you should know about James:
I enjoy the one on one competition that ABA offers. I am also a boat captain for high school tournaments.
How James started fishing
I started fishing at age 6 off my aunt and uncles dock on Lake Weiss.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Learning more and more every tourney. Sharing what little knowledge I have with others.
Favorite way to fish
Power fishing. My patience is very limited.
Most exciting fishing experience
Going to a local lake and catching over 30 lbs.
How James preps for a tournament
Make sure reels are in working order as well as they have plenty of line. Get my less tired on I wish to fish first. Get plenty of sleep the night before.
Three favorite search baits
This, that, and that other bait.
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Over 24 lbs cranking.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Other boats on your hole.
When tournaments don't go my way
I'd rather not say.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Pay attention to successful anglers and never give up.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport