Copperas Cove , TX
Competition Team: A
2022 National Standings
2022 Division Point Standings
2022 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2022 Tournament Results
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||03/05/2022||Whitney||7||0||0.00||0.00||50|
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||03/26/2022||Belton||6||1||2.45||2.45||185|
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||04/16/2022||Waco||7||1||0.00||1.65||185|
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||05/14/2022||Stillhouse||8||3||2.30||3.90||182|
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||05/15/2022||Stillhouse||6||0||0.00||0.00||50|
|Mark A. Ames||AFT||52||06/18/2022||Richland Chambers||1||5||4.45||12.65||378|
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Mark run?
Triton VT 17
What Mark does for a living:
I am a Field Service:
Medium/ Heavy Duty Truck Technician and Emergency Vehicle Technician
What you should know about Mark:
How Mark started fishing
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Favorite way to fish
I really enjoy reaction bait fishing. the bait that i have the most confidence in is SSpinnerbaits and Bladed Jigs
Most exciting fishing experience
How Mark preps for a tournament
To prep for tournaments I look at up coming weather.
Maps of the lakes with an overview of satellite imagery of the lakes.
I look for recent tournament results and fishing reports.
I decipher the important information and sort out the "dock talk."
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
I use tournaments as a learning experience. i review what i did whether it was a good day or a bad day. Always assess what was done so you know what was right and what was wrong. did you spend toio much time in one spot, did you fish an area too fast. these could be key points to you.r day
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport