Derby , KS
Competition Team: AF
Member Since: 1900-01-01
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
2019 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
|AFT||66||05/19/2019||Yates Center New Lake||5||1||0.00||1.67||185|
|AFT||58||07/13/2019||Bone Creek/Big Hill||6||10||4.73||27.13||370|
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Roger run?
Truck - Ford
Boat - Ranger
Motor - Mercury
What Roger does for a living:
Retired - USAF
Retired - Hawker/Beech
Retired Textron Aviation
What you should know about Roger:
I don't think I'm Grumpy.
How Roger started fishing
My Grandmother loved to fish for whatever would bite and took me fishing whenever she could.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Never give up
Favorite way to fish
My favorate way to fish is; with the temperature in the 70's, wind under 10 mph, overcast sky, from a boat, in a lake with cooperative bass.
Most exciting fishing experience
Too many to mention.
How Roger preps for a tournament
Check the weather forecast..
Three favorite search baits
Spinnerbait, Buzzbait, Baby Brush Hog
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
First place and caught the biggest bag of fish.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Inability to control the weather.
When tournaments don't go my way
I obviously didn't figure out how to catch fish that day, there are no do-overs, try not to repeat that performance.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Spend lots of time on the water, fish different lakes, and keep a good journal.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Keep your hooks sharp.