William Payton Sr

Cochran , GA

Competition Team: A

Member Since:
March 2005

 

2022 National Standings

Circuit Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 139 12 33 72.24 1142

2022 Division Point Standings

Circuit Division Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 72 50 8 21 42.54 740
AFT 99 18 2 5 10.21 567
AFT 74 16 2 7 19.49 375

2022 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)

Service Ranking Points
A 14 1142

2022 Tournament Results

Name Circuit Div Date Lake Pl Fish BB Total Pnts
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 02/06/2022 Oconee 5 2 4.65 6.95 191
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 02/19/2022 Sinclair 37 3 4.15 6.17 164
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 02/26/2022 Oconee 31 4 0.00 6.72 170
William R. Payton Sr AFT 74 03/05/2022 Blackshear 6 2 8.39 10.01 192
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 03/13/2022 Sinclair 14 2 0.00 3.36 186
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 03/27/2022 Sinclair 9 5 5.22 12.37 192
William R. Payton Sr AFT 99 04/10/2022 West Point 11 3 0.00 5.77 189
William R. Payton Sr AFT 74 04/24/2022 Sinclair 4 5 2.79 9.48 183
William R. Payton Sr AFT 99 07/09/2022 West Point 11 2 0.00 4.44 378
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 09/25/2021 Oconee 30 1 0.00 1.51 171
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 10/30/2021 Oconee 38 2 0.00 3.27 163
William R. Payton Sr AFT 72 11/27/2021 Sinclair 37 2 0.00 2.19 164

2020 Standings - 2019 Standings - 2018 Standings

What Truck, Boat and Outboard does William run?

I run A Ram 1500 and love it.

My Sponsors

Choo choo lures Pro staff

AllTerrain tackle

Steve's Body shop

Time loan company

Jig Man Jigs

What William does for a living:

Retired


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

Skip jig 


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

Buzz bait

Frog


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

AGE


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 



 


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