Cabin Creek , WV
Competition Team: DHS
2018 National Standings
2018 Division Point Standings
2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2018 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Thomas run?
Ranger Boat Mercury outboard and Ram truck
I am sponsored by Muffin top jigs and I support Childhood Cancer Awerness as my daughter is a survivor and my boat is wrapped in the theme.
What Thomas does for a living:
What you should know about Thomas:
I am the chief of a local fire department with 30 of the finest men and women working for our community where Iíve served for 25 years. I am married and have two beautiful girls that are my inspiration in life.
How Thomas started fishing
I started fishing as a child and then my brother in law got me into bass fishing tournaments and it was over from there.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
I plan on fishing as long as I can and starting my daughters into fishing.
Favorite way to fish
I like to fish methodical and change with the fish.
Most exciting fishing experience
My most exciting fishing experience happened when I won my first tournament.
How Thomas preps for a tournament
I change all my line, tie on my pick of baits and get a good nights sleep.
Three favorite search baits
Spinnerbait, crankbait, and buzzbait
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
My best tournament I finished with 26.60lbs. And found the fish and stayed with them
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Finding the fish and adapting
When tournaments don't go my way
Study them and take notes
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Learn all you can from whom you can then fish your way
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport