Saint Marys , GA
Competition Team: ASC
2018 National Standings
2018 Division Point Standings
2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2018 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Michael run?
Bass Cat Caracal, 225 Pro XS
What Michael does for a living:
What you should know about Michael:
How Michael started fishing
Spent summers with my Grandparents on Lake Moultire, SC fishing for Crappie and Catfish.
Caught a bass one spring break in college and was hooked!
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Continue to improve!
Favorite way to fish
I get bored easily...LOL
Most exciting fishing experience
Fishing with my son on his very first tournament when he was 8. And winning.
How Michael preps for a tournament
Work on tackle...sleep...hydrate...
Three favorite search baits
Rattletrap, Spinnerbait, Soft Plastic Swim baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Senkos pitched into reed heads on Okeechobee
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Knowing when to stay and when to go. Having the guts to change the plan when it's not working out.
When tournaments don't go my way
Learn from what I did wrong and move on.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Become proficient with as many techniques as you can...and don't listen to dock talk. Trying to catch "other people's fish" is a recipe for disaster. Been there. Done that.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport