Grandfather - "Papa taught me to fish and to love the sport."
Lake Waco (TX) - "It's a sleeper. It's an awesome fishery."
Falcon Lake- "It has lots of them, and they're big and dumb."
Least Favorite Lake
Potomac River (MD)
Junk fishing - Casting at shallow, visible targets
Primary Fishing Strength
Pitching and flipping soft-plastics and jigs to visible shallow cover
Secondary Fishing Strength
"I think I can hang with anybody at any technique. I just don't like that word 'weakness.'"
Yum, Booyah, Bomber, Silver Thread, Legacy Outfitters (Waco, Texas ministry), Costa Del Mar sunglasses, Kistler rods, Ardent reels
Lifeline Youth and Family Services (charity in Fort Wayne, Ind.), John 3:16
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor)
Contemporary Christian and classic rock
The Bible (book)/Raiders of the Lost Ark (movie)
Jesus Christ - "He's who my whole life is based on. His model, His example for how to treat others."
When Not Fishing
"I love to hunt, I love to snow-ski and I love to ride dirt bikes. I do those when it's too cold to fish. And I also spend a lot of time in Bible study."
Why He Fishes
"In fishing you always have a chance for success on the next cast. It's also a sport that provides me the opportunity for lots of faith in God because of the uncontrollables."
Load Your Live Well
Did that most recent cold front throw you a curve ball? Did the bite you were on suddenly disappear? There is always a solution to every problem, here’s one that has saved my day on many occasions. After severe cold fronts big bass almost always seek out the darkest shadows they can find.