Hodges , SC
Competition Team: ASC
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
2020 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Don run?
What Don does for a living:
What you should know about Don:
How Don started fishing
Grew up fishing on Lake Erie with my dad, started tournament fishing after I moved to South Carolina
Aspirations or goals with fishing
To become as good of a tournament angler I can and still spend quality time with family
Favorite way to fish
Big worm, shaky head anything I can feel that "tick"
Most exciting fishing experience
Night fishing for walleye on Mosquito Lake in Ohio with my dad.
How Don preps for a tournament
Try to practice as much as possible, map study, past tournament results, friends
Three favorite search baits
Rattle Trap, Fat Free Shad, Chatterbait
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Not getting caught up in how they "were" biting
When tournaments don't go my way
Chalk it up to experience and move on
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
A 65000 dollar boat doesnt do any good if you cant afford to fish
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Get out and fish as much as possible