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  • Home: Cookson, Oklahoma
    (wife) Chris, (kids) Jamie & Sherri
    Fishing & Hunting
    Tracker 190 & Tracker 175

    Angling Stuff

    Favorite Technique: Spinnerbaits, Top water, Jigs
    Fishing Strength:
    Shallow water, Spinnerbaits, Jigs
    Favorite Lake:
    Guntersille, Alabama, Tenkiller, Oklahoma
    Favorite Species
    Fished: Bass & Crappie, I luv Peacock Bass!
    Likes to Fish:
      Man-made lakes & rivers


    Career Highlights

    Over 30 years in Television
    Fishing over 60 years
    15- Time Bassmaster Classic qualifier
    2008 IGFA Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
    2008 Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame
    2004 Jim Thorpe Man of the Year
    2002 Professional Bass Fishing Hall of Fame
    1990 National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
    1989 King of Sports for Sishing
    1986, 1976, B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year
    Author of 5 fishing books

     Jimmy Houston, Americas Favorite Fisherman, is on national television hosting Jimmy Houston Outdoors on NBC SPORTS Network; America One; My Family TV; America Media Group; and The Texas Channel Cable Network.  Jimmy Houston Adventures is on NBC SPORTS Network; America One; My Family TV; AMG Network; and The Texas Channels Cable network. His show (JHO) consistently ranked as the #1 outdoors show on ESPN for 20 years and now on NBC SPORTS Network and the other networks.

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