James Washington

Justin , TX

Competition Team: DHS

Member Since:
January 2007

 

2019 National Standings

Circuit Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 1927 1 0 0.00 50

2019 Division Point Standings

Circuit Division Place Events Fish Total Points
AFT 112 65 1 0 0.00 50

2019 Service Team Standings (American Fishing Tour Only)

Service Ranking Points
DHS 28 50

2019 Tournament Results

Circuit Div Date Lake Pl Fish BB Total Pnts
AFT 112 06/09/2019 Ray Roberts 15 0 0.00 0.00 50

2020 Standings

2019 Standings

2018 Standings

What Truck, Boat and Outboard does James run?

2014 Nitro Z-8

Mercury 250 Pro XS

Toyota Tundra

My Sponsors

YES my wife, kids and my pocketbook

What James does for a living:

Administrative/HR Offcer for federal agency


What you should know about James:

Very passionate about tournament fishing, Love the competition and the challenge


How James started fishing

I started out bluefill fishing as a child with my grandmother,  never was really focued on one species just loved fishing my whole life. 

Started tournament fishing while n the USAF in Whita Falls,  Doctor informed me I blew my knee out and could no longer play basketball or similar sports.  Meet a fellow Air Force guy who introduced me to the sport, have been good friends since, That same competive drive for basketball is now in tournament fishing


Aspirations or goals with fishing

WIN THE ABA CHAMPIONSHIP, WIN A BOAT JUST TO SAY I DID


Favorite way to fish

CRANKBAIT OR JERKBAIT


Most exciting fishing experience

Being introduced to smallmouth fishing while stationed in Idaho


How James preps for a tournament

PLENTY OF SLEEP / STUDY MAPS


Three favorite search baits

1.5 Squarebill crankbait

Luckycraft jerkbait

Pop R 


Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing.

Most challenging part of tournament fishing

Over analyzing and forgetting to have fun...remembering its fishing and the world won't come to an end if you dont win.


When tournaments don't go my way

Use it as a learning experience


Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:

CREATE YOUR OWN STYLE, AND PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE


Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport

KISS, Keep it simple stupid, Just because KVD makes it look easy does not mean it is.  Learn to cwawl before you run



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