Bassett , VA
Competition Team: ASC
Member Since: 2005-09-24
2018 National Standings
2018 Division Point Standings
2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2018 Tournament Results
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What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Rick run?
Ranger, Mercury, Ford
Gammons Lawn Care, Teegen Insurance and Cunningham Tire
What Rick does for a living:
What you should know about Rick:
Taught school and coached 33 years
How Rick started fishing
Dad started me on trout and catfish. One of my coaches in hgh school got me into tournament fishing.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Fish as long as possible.
Favorite way to fish
Top water and spinnerbait.
Most exciting fishing experience
2nd place finish in Eastern Division in 1987. Missed Bassmaster Classic by less thn 2 lbs.
How Rick preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Stay on water as much as possible. Guys that do well, puts the time in!
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Try to learn as many techniques as you can.