Spring City , TN
Competition Team: DHS
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2020 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Thomas run?
2014 Dodge Ram 2500
2019 Nitro Z20
Mercury Pro XS 250
CARELLA'S BASS TACTICS
What Thomas does for a living:
Retired, Fishing and hunting full time.
What you should know about Thomas:
Lives life to the max. my wife is my anchor, best friend, and life long love.
How Thomas started fishing
As a kid back in the 70's watched and dreamed of being a pro bass fisherman. Was raised in Alaska and fished most of my life flyfishing.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Have fun and work my way into a pro fishing life.
Favorite way to fish
Love power fishing, big fish win!!!
Most exciting fishing experience
Too many to list, hope to add more.
How Thomas preps for a tournament
Can't talk about it. but always look ahead before splashing the boat.
Three favorite search baits
Spin, trap, and cranks
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Back in 1994, placed first down in Texas, was nice to have my wife stage up for me and recieve the check.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Have to adapt, but don't lose your game plan.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Fish as many water types as possible to build your ability to handle change.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Start simple, always have fun first. Catching fish is a bonus! The prize is being in the outdoorts.