Newport , NC
Competition Team: MC
2020 National Standings
2020 Division Point Standings
2020 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Mike run?
Boat - Triton TRX20 Patriot
Outboard - 250 HP Mercury Pro XS
Truck - Dodge Ram 1500 Rebel
My only sponsor is my wife.
What Mike does for a living:
USMC Retired (20 Years) and retired Civil Service (20 Years) (40 years of Govt Service)
What you should know about Mike:
How Mike started fishing
Aspirations or goals with fishing
To fish as long as I am physically able.
Favorite way to fish
I like fishing with soft plastics.
Most exciting fishing experience
How Mike preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Spinnerbait, square bill, and creature bait.
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Getting up EARLY in the morning!
When tournaments don't go my way
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Seek as much knowledge from the most successful anglers as possible (techniques, lures, presentation, etc.), and try to sort the bull from the facts
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport