Yorktown , VA
Competition Team: DHS
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
2019 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
|Richard Bates||AFT||13||04/27/2019||Chickahominy River||5||5||3.71||12.38||196|
|Richard Bates||AFT||13||06/15/2019||Chickahominy River||3||5||4.19||14.28||198|
|Richard Bates||AFT||13||07/06/2019||Chickahominy River||19||4||0.00||7.05||182|
|Richard Bates||AFT||13||08/31/2019||Chickahominy River||7||5||3.80||10.96||194|
|Richard Bates||AFT||13||11/11/2018||Chickahominy River||6||5||0.00||11.67||195|
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What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Richard run?
BassCat Puma w/ 250 Mercury ProXS.
What Richard does for a living:
Retired Military Officer
What you should know about Richard:
How Richard started fishing
I began fishing ABA in 2001 while I was stationed in Jacksonville, FL. I've also fished as a member of the Savannah River District, the Maryland District, the lower Mississippi District and now the Virginia District.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
Favorite way to fish
Most exciting fishing experience
How Richard preps for a tournament
Three favorite search baits
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport