What Truck, Boat and Outboard does Curtis run?
Nitro Z21, Mercury 250Pro XS, Ford F 250
No sponsors but wouldn't mind having one.
What Curtis does for a living:
What you should know about Curtis:
I have been fishing all my life and that is probably what has keeped me sane all these years. I have been married all of my adult life and have two boys that are men and are living their dreams with their on families. I have three grandchildren and they are the light of my wife and my lives.
How Curtis started fishing
My father and grand father, started fishing in Florida in the mid 70's. I enjoy them especialy when they are well orginized.
Aspirations or goals with fishing
To enjoy every minute of it and win a national tournament.
Favorite way to fish
Soft plastics and jigs because it alows me to relax while I am fishing for the fun of it or while in a tournament.
Most exciting fishing experience
Catching a 15 pound large mouth around 20 years ago.
How Curtis prep for a tournament
Get rested and eat a good dinner the night before and something small the morning of the tournament. Make sure I have a game plan.
Three favorite search baits
Carolina Rig, Crank Bait, Swim Jig
Best tournament finish and what you did that day when you were fishing
I have finished first in a lot of tornaments and they were all good and most of them were won on soft plastics.
Most challenging part of tournament fishing
When tournaments don't go my way
Learn from my mistakes.
Advice to give to an aspiring tournament angler:
Have patience and stick to your plan.
Some shared general bass fishing techniques for people just getting into the sport
Winter (Slow Down), Spring ( Shallow), Summer(Fish moving water and deep), Fall ( Fish fast and Shallow);
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