Van Buren , AR
Competition Team: ASC
Member Since: 2019-01-16
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Jeff run?
2018 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab and 2019 Nitro Z21 Mecury 250 Pro XS 4 Stroke.
Costa, Whit's Marine, Nitro, Mercury, Quantum, Pelican, MinnKota, Humminbird, HiSeas, D & L Tackle, TRC Rod Covers, Fiber Glass Specilist, Prym1 Camo, Elite Roofing
What Jeff does for a living:
Insurance Agent- Shelter Insurance
What you should know about Jeff:
I am a loving Husbad and Father! I love everything to do with the outdoors, enjoying learning and teaching along the way!
How Jeff started fishing
I started fishing at the age of 7 and at 9, I started fishing team tournaments with my father Mike Clark.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
I want to be the best person and angler, I can be. What ever level of the sport I compete at!
Favorite way to fish
Love to Flip and Throw a Swimbait
Most exciting fishing experience
Catching a 10.25 Largemouth at Lake Falcon 2009 and 6.17 Smallmouth at Lake Tenkiller 2019 both PB's!
How Jeff preps for a tournament
Practice, practice, practice, you will never be to good. Let the fish tell you what they are wanting. Dont get caught up with dock talk and what you think, they should be doing on that particular day.
Three favorite search baits
Swimbait, Crankbait, Swim Jig
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Winning 2017 FLW Tour Event at Lake Cumberland and 2018 XFL at Lake Fort Gibson.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
In my regional area its changing weather conditions.
When tournaments don't go my way
Shake it off, move on to the next one! Learn from any mistakes made during the day.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
NEVER ever stop learning, just when you think you know enough, you will be left behind! Tournment fishing is a great compitive sport but the greatest thing about it is the people you meet along the way.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
I love to throw an old school Texas rigged worm, take a 1/4 weight, 4 EWG hook, 7in Power Worm, 15lb line. It will catch bass anywhere in the US!