Elberton , GA
Competition Team: ASC
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
2020 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Zachary run?
1988 Cajun Ricky Green Fishing Machine
Mercury Black Max 150
2009 GMC Sierra 1500
What Zachary does for a living:
Ready Mix Concrete Delivery
What you should know about Zachary:
How Zachary started fishing
Brother introduced me to bass fishing when I was young and it has been a passion ever since.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Just enjoying the outdoors and competitive atmosphere.
Favorite way to fish
Weightless soft plastic. Seems to be the best all around presentation in any any area I have fished.
Most exciting fishing experience
Every fishing trip is an exciting experience.
How Zachary preps for a tournament
Lots of map and terrain research with a good night's sleep and even better breakfast.
Three favorite search baits
Spinner bait, crank bait, and spook.
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
2nd place finish in the divisonal 2 day championship. Making every cast count. Power fishing from sun up till 3 oclock.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
The fish. Day to day changes can completely alter fishing techniques.
When tournaments don't go my way
Never sweat it. Begin working on the next tournament.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Dont let the tournament get into your head. Remember that you are in competition with the fish, not the other anglers.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Bass are predators and will eat almost anything. That being the case a wide variety of baits should be in your arsenal but always try to match the local prey.