Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Member (Years): 17
Maine B.A.S.S. Nation Club: Eagle Bassmasters
Years of Tournament Experience: 23
Member of these Maine State Teams (Years): 2 BASS / 6 TBF
Favorite Body of Water: Thousand Islands
Largest Largemouth: 8 pounds 8 ounces
Largest Smallmouth: 5 pounds 4 ounces
Favorite Lure/Technique: Crankbait and Jig
Boat/Motor: Ranger R91 / 200 Mercury
Sponsors: Wife, Parents
Your personal and fishing accomplishments: 3rd place overall at BASS Divisional on Mystic River with biggest bag and overall lunker on day 3. TBF National Qualifier. Various national event qualifiers. 5 fish limit personal record: 23.21 lbs Thompson Lake. 4 time CastingKids State Champ. WINS AND TOURNAMENT MEMORIES WITH DAD! Success with a great partner Brian Rumery.
Best Fishing Story: It was a few years ago when I decided to take terminally ill children, from Camp Sunshine, out bobber and worm fishing on Sebago Lake. We were pulling in perch and sunfish left and right and the kids were having a blast! One boy had the confidence to cast and catch after putting a few in the boat. Next thing you know he’s like “I’ve got another one!” During “the battle,” the rod shot out of his hands and I dove to catch the rod. Luckily I just caught the end and handed it back to the avid angler. He could barely hang on and I had to keep the rod in my hands just in case it happened again. What he thought was another sunfish was actually a Pike that had latched onto his initial catch. After pulling him around the boat he finally got it to the net. It was a 5 lb Pike and he could have never been so proud. His shaking and excitement reminds me of all the times I hook into a kicker in a tournament, which I’m sure you all can relate too. If you have a chance come out and volunteer at a Camp Sunshine fishing event, it will bring memories and fishing stories you will never forget! Plus you get to appreciate how fragile life is.
Last Updated December 1,, 2017