Name:Charles Whitaker
Big Bass: 5.73
Hometown:Troutman ,NC
Biggest String: 18.42
Competition Team:MC
Home Division:5
National Place: 87
Total Points 1163
Total Payout: $577

Results
PL Date Lake Total Points Payout
3 06/02/2018 Lake Norman 18.42 392 $188
2 03/03/2018 Badin Lake 16.25 199 $317
4 04/14/2018 Badin Lake 14.22 197 $72
11 03/31/2018 Lake Norman 7.28 190 $0
11 05/12/2018 Lake Norman 5.65 185 $0
10/24/2018 Lake Hartwell 0.00 0 $0

AFT2018

PL Div Date Lake Total Points Payout
3 14 06/02/2018 Lake Norman 18.42 392 $188
2 14 03/03/2018 Badin Lake 16.25 199 $317
4 14 04/14/2018 Badin Lake 14.22 197 $72
11 14 03/31/2018 Lake Norman 7.28 190 $0
11 14 05/12/2018 Lake Norman 5.65 185 $0
1 10/24/2018 Lake Hartwell 0.00 0 $0
            Total  $577

 

 

 

 

3 06/02/2018 18.42 392 188
2 03/03/2018 16.25 199 317
4 04/14/2018 14.22 197 72
11 03/31/2018 7.28 190 0
11 05/12/2018 5.65 185 0
10/24/2018 0.00 0 0

What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Charles run?

Ranger 519 Yamaha.Toyota Tundra


My Sponsors

Myloving Wife Lori Whitaker and Muffin Top Jigs


What Charles does for a living:

Sprint cup team member

Owner of Muffin Top Jigs


What you should know about Charles:

How Charles started fishing

Started fishing very youg, Dad would take us to Lake Hartwell, Keowee and Clarks hill. Started tournament fishing around 2010. didnt get to fish to many tournaments because i was on a pit crew and was gone all the time.


Aspirations or goals with fishing

Have fun meet great folks and enjoy the time we have here on earth.


Favorite way to fish

shallow water power fishing


Most exciting fishing experience

going to Mexico and catching 100 fish a day with great friends.


How Charles prep for a tournament

Prepping for a tournament. first thing i do is check weather and make a game plan around that.


Three favorite search baits

crankbaits, crankbaits, crankbaits


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

Best tournament finish and what i did that day. I have been fortunate to win a few and the techniques have all been a little different.Most of my sucess has been skipping a Muffin Top JIg.


Most challenging part of tournament fishing

Most challenging about tournament fishing. Decision making I feel like is the most challenging , fish the moment not history but man is it hard to do.


When tournaments don't go my way

How i deal with tournaments or events that haven’t gone my way. congratulate the winner learn from your mistake and move on to the next tournament.


Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:

One piece of advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler, i call it the sponge effect, soak up all the information you can from other anglers.


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

Like i said before be the sponge soak up info from good, great and bad anglers. and pick up a shaky head it will catch fish all over the country.


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