Terrell , TX
Competition Team: AF
Member Since: 2001-02-09
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Dalton run?
Ranger 521. Evinrude 250 HO. Chevy 3/4 ton regular cab....
No sponsors but I really really like Falcon Rods, Revo Reels, and Yum baits.
What Dalton does for a living:
TxDOT Fleet Operations Division Director
What you should know about Dalton:
I am a retired USAF Chief Master Sergeant, I served as a B-52 Gunner and a KC 135 Boom Operator, the best 29 years ever
How Dalton started fishing
My fellow USAF buds got me hooked....fished my 1st MBAA tournament in the early 80s on Palistine and have been going ever since.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Do the best I can do....
Favorite way to fish
However I caught my last fish.....
Most exciting fishing experience
Having a 10+ smash a Pop R just a few feet in front of the boat @ Los Banos Creek in CA
How Dalton preps for a tournament
I like to cover water, look for groups of fish then concentrate on high percentage areas
Three favorite search baits
Square Bill. Buzz bait. Bomber 7A
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
SOBs (Southern Oklahoma Bassers) Championship, we drew a lake out of an hat the night before, I had never seen the lake prior to the sun coming up, sat on the only brush pile I could find. Wacked them on a senko.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
staying adjusted to current conditions....
When tournaments don't go my way
Get over it and move on.....
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
1, Find a mentor
2, go early and stay late (there is no substitute for time on the water)
3, learn how to use your electronics!!!
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Pitch a weightless worm a lot. Work it dead slow. And hang on.....