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  • Home: Glidden, Wisconsin
    (wife) Mary, (son) Chase
    Whitetail, Grouse, Pheasant Hunting with my 5 Vizsla pointer hunting dogs
    : Nitro 290 Sport


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    Favorite Technique: Jigging
    Fishing Strength:
    All facets of Walleye fishing techniques are strong, but I enjoy pitching jigs the best!
    Favorite Lake:
    Bull Shoals, Arkansas and Fort Peck, Montana
    Favorite Species Fished:
    Walleyes, they are the most challenging freshwater fish on the planet because they do so many things and adapt to their food source betterthan any fish I know
    Likes to Fish:
    Western reservoirs of the Missouri River system. Number one choice, Ft. Peck, MT and then Lake Oahe, SD


    Career Highlights

    Fishing 29+ years professionally, but fishing since age 4
    Angler of the Year in 3 open Professional Walleye Circuits (only person to have won)
    Member of the Bass Pro Shops National Fishing Team
    2011 Named in Outdoor Life's 20 Best Anglers on the Planet
    2011 FLW Championship Qualifier
    2011 Named National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame Legendary Angler
    2007 Professional Walleye Trail (PWT)
    2007 1st place PWT at Winnecoone, WI
    2004 1st place Berkley Walleye Cup at Chamberlain, SD
    2004 ESPN Great Outdoor Games Qualifier
    2003 1st place PWT at Mobridge, SD
    2003 Storm Lures Angler of the Year
    2000 PWT "Heavy Weight" at Sault Ste Marie, MI
    17 Time PWT Championship Qualifier
    3 Time (PWT) AOY title record
    3 Time AIM Championship Qualifier
    1995 North American Walleye Angler (NAWA)
    1993,1994 Angler of the Year Professional Walleye Trail (PWT)
    1988 Manufacturer's Walleye Council (MWC)

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