Fruitland Park , FL
Competition Team: ASC
Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does David run?
Dodge ram, Bayliner element f-18 with a Mercury Fourstroke 115
What David does for a living:
Retired and Fishing
What you should know about David:
How David started fishing
My Dad and my Uncle got me started.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Favorite way to fish
Learning all that I can.
Most exciting fishing experience
Catching a 40 pound striper in long island sound and a 3 ft blue fish great fights from both. Plus watching my son catch a 4 ft sand shark when he was 8
How David preps for a tournament
Go out and try new techniques and areas
Three favorite search baits
Worm, creature bait and lipless crankbait
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Winning my first money tournament, on a lipless crank bait
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Finding the big fish
When tournaments don't go my way
Learn from it and go after it on the next one
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Just go out and have fun, respect and sportsmanship
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Don't dwell on the bad days and learn one technique at a time and never stop learning plus promote great sportsmanship.