Decatur , AL
Competition Team: ASC
2018 National Standings
2018 Division Point Standings
2018 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2018 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does James run?
Stratos Boats-Evinrude HO 250-Toyota.
Evinrude-Crossed Industries-Hag's Tornado baits-Amphibia Eyeware-Toyota.
What James does for a living:
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
What you should know about James:
How James started fishing
Grandfather and Mother took me alot when i was young. Starting fishing tourneys in 1979.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
To Win Championships and be the Best i can be on that day.
Favorite way to fish
Swimbaits and Flipping.
Most exciting fishing experience
Catching 34lb with 5 bass on Wilson Lake Alabama.
How James preps for a tournament
Practice and Practice some more. Get all the information about conditions i can.
Three favorite search baits
Swimbait-Rattle Bait and Spinnerbaits.
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Won many of tourneys throughout my fishing life. My best was a 4th place finish in 1999 in the Everstart Series on Lake Eufaula Alabama. Besting the best Pro's in the country was so cool.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Changing conditions when fish move alot.
When tournaments don't go my way
Relax and get back out there. There is always room to get better.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Start as a Co-Angler and learn from the best.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Start fishing shallow with what you like to use. Then expand from there. Remember there is 90% of the fish behind you when you fish the bank.