Chad Conwell

Hookerton , NC

Competition Team: ASC

Member Since: 2011-07-26

 

2018 National Standings

Circuit Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 819 9 15 27.60 741

2018 Division Point Standings

Circuit Division Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 15 8 8 15 27.60 741
AFT 130 12 1 0 0.00 50

2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)

Service Ranking Points
ASC 547 741
ASC 560 741

2018 Tournament Results

Circuit Div Date Lake Pl Fish BB Total Pnts
AFT 130 03/31/2018 Northeast Cape Fear River 8 0 0.00 0.00 50
AFT 15 04/14/2018 Tar/Pamlico River 10 3 3.94 6.48 183
AFT 15 05/05/2018 Neuse/Trent River 7 1 1.56 1.56 186
AFT 15 06/02/2018 Tar/Pamlico River 15 0 0.00 0.00 50
AFT 15 07/14/2018 Neuse/Trent River 6 2 3.70 4.95 185
AFT 15 09/09/2017 Tar/Pamlico River 3 3 0.00 6.36 185
AFT 15 10/07/2017 NE Cape Fear (Open) 6 1 1.74 1.74 184
AFT 15 11/04/2017 Tar/Pamlico River 7 1 0.90 0.90 182
AFT 15 12/02/2017 Neuse/Trent River (Open) 13 4 0.00 5.61 185

2018 Standings

2019 Standings

What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Chad run?

  • 1990 - Javelin 395  - 19 1/2'
  • 1990 - Evinrude 200 XP

My Sponsors

  • BJ & Sons Tackle - Custom Rod Building

What Chad does for a living:

  • I am a Manufacturing Engineer, at Bijur Delimon in Eastern North Carolina.
  • I Program CNC machining centers and make the fixtures that go on them.

What you should know about Chad:

  • I am the Director of the ABA North Carolina East - Division 15 American Fishing Tour

How Chad started fishing

  • As a young boy my dad starter me fishing, but my youngest son want to fish and we started fishing a club and the rest is history.

Aspirations or goals with fishing

  • My aspirations is to be the best I can be. My goal is to win 3 or 4 tournaments a year or more, and weigh in over 10#. I have completed one of my goal of 5 bass weigh in, and have done it more than 4 time.

Favorite way to fish

  • Crank Baits
  • Worms in the Summer
  • Jigs
  • Because it works!

Most exciting fishing experience

How Chad preps for a tournament

  • Work with and Study - Google Maps
  • Practice More than I Do
  • Setting Up my Rods and Reels
  • And Load my Way Points in to my HDS's

Three favorite search baits

  • Crank Baits, Spinner Baits, and Worms.

Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.

  • I was finshing a October tournament on Buckhorn Reservoir outside of Wilson, NC.  I had not caught anything all day, it was about 12 noon. So I pull out a top water bait and started fishing with it and I caught a 15" bass, on Buckhorn bass needs to be 16". About 5 min. later I caught one more but it was 13" so I moved on and about 1:15, I caught a 9.28# and won the tournament and Big Bass as well.

Most challenging part of tournament fishing

When tournaments don't go my way

  • There will be better day's.

Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:

  • Practice
  • More Practice
  • And Practice More!!!
  • Study Maps
  • And Study Maps More!!

Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport

  • Learn to use worms and jigs.


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