Ragley , LA
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 William run?
2017 Toyota Tundra, 2017 Skeeter FX20, Yamaha 250 SHO
Apache Industrial Services, Rip-A-Lip, Crossed Industries
Cross Bone Outfitters
(looking to add additional)
What William does for a living:
What you should know about William:
A bad day on the water is a learning expirence for tomorrow.
How William started fishing
I started fishing with my Father and grand father.
My brother got me back into the sport and taught me a lot of the knowledge I have now.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Favorite way to fish
Deep water ledges and points
Most exciting fishing experience
How William preps for a tournament
Pre-fishing to rule out unproductive waters
Use the afternoon before to make a revolving plan, re-tie all bait to be used
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
1st PLACE!!! made a long run in less than favorable conditions.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Nature/Weather and the fish
When tournaments don't go my way
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Spend a fare amount of time in the back of a boat with a friend or family member.
You can learn a lot not having to worry about everything at once.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
In todays BASS world electronics are a big part of the sport (not everything but a BIG part)
Take some classes on electronics to learn how to use them for being more than just a fish finder.