Virginia Beach , VA
Competition Team: N
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
2020 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2020 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Richard run?
2018 Ram EcoDiesel ----Triton TR196 w/ Mercury 200 PRO XS
Headbanger Lures, Sixgill Rods, Titan Tungsten
What Richard does for a living:
Retired Navy, Now works as Armorer Supervisor at CENSECFOR, Chesapeake, VA
What you should know about Richard:
How Richard started fishing
Started Crappie fishing every Saturday with my Grandpa when i was about 3yrs old
Aspirations or goals with fishing
My goals right now are to enjoy as many tournaments as possible. Would love to win a few and maybe get some sponsorship help in the future.
Favorite way to fish
Spinnerbait or any topwater
Most exciting fishing experience
Almost won a couple of regional tournaments with B.A.S.S and FLW, got to fish with elite pro in BASS national championship in 2005
How Richard preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
In my first tournament moving from Co-Angler to fishing in my own boat, i finished 2nd.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Staying focused and adapting to the changing conditions throughout the day
When tournaments don't go my way
Reflect on what choices i made that went wrong and try not to repeat them in the future
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Get comfortable with a technic or two and fish with confidence