Lees Summit , MO
Competition Team: ASC
2021 National Standings
2021 Division Point Standings
2021 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2021 Tournament Results
|AFT||49||03/13/2021||Pomme De Terre||4||1||2.04||2.04||197|
|AFT||49||04/24/2021||Lake of the Ozarks||3||3||6.17||13.38||197|
|AFT||49||05/08/2021||Pomme De Terre||2||5||3.82||12.36||199|
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Matt run?
Truck - Ford F-150 Ecoboost. Best towing truck I've ever owned
Boat/Motor - 2019 Nitro Z-19 Pro Package, 200HP Mercury ProXS 4 stroke
Quantum Fishing, Trophy Bass Company, Woo! Tungsten, Sunline, Rapala, VMC Hooks
What Matt does for a living:
What you should know about Matt:
How Matt started fishing
Bank fishing with my friends and dad on small ponds in central North Carolina
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Have fun and be competitive at whatever level I'm at
Favorite way to fish
Most exciting fishing experience
How Matt preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Topwater (spook, frog, buzzbait, popper)
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Forgetting history and go with what the fish are telling me
When tournaments don't go my way
I try to learn from it. I don't really get mad, not my style. Learn and apply those lessons learned in the future.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Keep records. Historical data is the best starting point you can have.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport