Many , 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 Elijah run?
I have a ford f-150 that tows my ranger sport r 72 with a mercury 115 motor
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What Elijah does for a living:
I am retired from the United States Army so I just fish and support my sponsors I used to own my own welding shop and just tinker around the house now.
What you should know about Elijah:
I have a huge passion for helping others.
How Elijah started fishing
My uncle used to fish the redman tour when i was growing up and he used to take me fishing all the time.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
i want to become the best fisherman i can be and maybe one day win a bassmaster trophy.
Favorite way to fish
Most exciting fishing experience
Watching my kids catch bass
How Elijah preps for a tournament
I always start with the weather, water clarity and temp. I will then check out topographical maps and do a little pre-fishing to help locate my fish.
Three favorite search baits
crankbaits, top water bait and a jerkbait
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
3rd place finish
i was catching schoolers in the dog days of summer
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
the battle within your own head and making the choice to stay or go
When tournaments don't go my way
i just chalk it up to learning and evaluate what went wrong and try to correct it or do something different the next time.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
do your research and spend time on the water finding and catching fish
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
try new things, never give up and always have a positive mental attitude.