Atoka , TN
Competition Team: ASC
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
2020 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2020 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Michael run?
Nitro, Yamaha, Ford
What Michael does for a living:
What you should know about Michael:
How Michael started fishing
Began with Weakley Co Bass Club then on to Redman which is now BFL run by FLW.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Win the AOY and Championship
Favorite way to fish
Topwater because I was taught by John Wright who was taught by Basil Bacon the amn who invented the Zara Spook.
Most exciting fishing experience
Fishing a club tournament in late Feb and caught big bass on Ky Lake that weighed 8lbs 8 oz.
How Michael preps for a tournament
Lake maps, history of wins on that body of water previously and what was used.
Three favorite search baits
Rattletrap, spinnerbait, crankbait
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Finding that right bait and area with quality bass in it.
When tournaments don't go my way
Always the next one or year!
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Do your homework! Listen! Make friends as they can help!
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport