James Topmiller

Orlando , FL

Competition Team: ASC

Member Since:
January 2015

 

2021 National Standings

Circuit Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 1608 1 0 16.32 197
OS 314 4 18 42.90 1054

2021 Division Point Standings

Circuit Division Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 21 40 1 0 16.32 197
OS 6 24 4 18 42.90 1054
OS 7 77 1 7 14.88 416

2021 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)

Service Ranking Points
ASC 1254 197

2021 Tournament Results

Name Circuit Div Date Lake Pl Fish BB Total Pnts
Jim H. Topmiller AFT 21 03/06/2021 Toho 4 0 5.86 16.32 197
Jim H. Topmiller OS 6 01/09/2021 Toho 32 5 0.00 7.79 219
Jim H. Topmiller OS 6 01/30/2021 Harris Chain 10 5 7.61 17.43 241
Jim H. Topmiller OS 6 02/27/2021 Toho 73 1 2.80 2.80 178
Jim H. Topmiller OS 105 10/02/2021 Okeechobee 43 7 0.00 14.88 416

2020 Standings - 2019 Standings - 2018 Standings

What Truck, Boat and Outboard does James run?

I drive a Chevy T
oho and run a 2018 Ranger Z20C

My Sponsors

What James does for a living:

 market manager for a vaccine management company


What you should know about James:

I wake up every day with a heart of gratitude.  Knowing Jesus Christ has changed my life.


How James started fishing

Catching catfish in my grandfather's pond.  I had to find the cane pole in the barn, find bait and figure out how to take the fish off the hook while my grandfather worked in the fields.


Aspirations or goals with fishing

I would like to win a major pro am event and fish professionally


Favorite way to fish

I like it all but prefer to be away from the bank


Most exciting fishing experience

Winning Angler of the year as a co;angler on a major trail


How James preps for a tournament

I try to get 3 days of prefishing in for each event


Three favorite search baits

whopper Plopper, sinko, chatter bait


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

I won a regional championship as a co angler.  I fish targets behind the boat that the boater missed and threw topwater while he flipped


Most challenging part of tournament fishing

Decisions on the water when the first 3 locations you fish are empty.  Where do I go ;now?


When tournaments don't go my way

Keep fishing and make sure you stay in high percentage areas


Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:

Every tournament is a learning experience if you keep asking yourself the right questions.


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

You can go wrong throwing a fluke with a nail wait.  There are so many ways to fish it that cover the entire water column.



 


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