William Payton Sr
Cochran , GA
Competition Team: A
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?
I run A Ram 1500 and love it.
Choo choo lures Pro staff
Steve's Body shop
Time loan company
Jig Man Jigs
What William does for a living:
What you should know about William:
Loves Bass Fishing
How William started fishing
A man name Frank Hindel and Dale Hart in 1976 invited me to come join .First meeting in a small building and read rules did pairing on Friday and fish sat nor. First tournment jesup ga Altamah river Benn doing it ever since. Thank you both great group MBAA.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Try to be a role model for young Anglers .
Favorite way to fish
Most exciting fishing experience
How William preps for a tournament
Start at front of boat check everything to back. Then check my inside from batteries to Tackel and put everything where it goes.
Three favorite search baits
Square Bill 1.5
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Fishing Lake chic in TN in a snow storm that started about 10 AM and by 1 pm no fish pulled up on a nothing BANK made 5 cast CAUGHT 5 bass that went 19 .91 and won the tounment man it was cold
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Don't get down. On my self learn from what did not happen.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Never give up it can happen in a minute
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
When fishing a jig always stay in contact .with lure feel the jig when working around cover