Brandenburg , KY
Competition Team: A
2019 National Standings
2019 Division Point Standings
Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)
2019 Tournament Results
What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Dean run?
Nitro Z8 Mercury 250 Ram 1500
Denali, and several under the Kentucky Pro Bass Warriors
What Dean does for a living:
Work for the Department of Defense
What you should know about Dean:
Enjoy hunting and fishing
How Dean started fishing
My father started me when I was young and have enjoyed it ever since, I love the compatition that you get when fishing against others.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
To win a major event and possibly move to the pro level
Favorite way to fish
Jig, big fish bait
Most exciting fishing experience
Winning a boat while fishing in the Renegade series
How Dean preps for a tournament
Study maps, read fishing reports, talk to locals and try to get out a couple of times before.
Three favorite search baits
Crank, Spinnerbait and Carolina Rig
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.
I have placed 1st in several tournaments but my best one was an ABA when I fished with Brent Anderson that was a day.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
Figuring out those little green fish
When tournaments don't go my way
chalk them up as a lesson learned and try to not make the same decisions the next time.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Get sponsors it is expensive and be flexible you can't win them all.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
it takes time don't give up