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3/31/1992

Jake Whitaker

Jake  Whitaker

Info

Hometown Fairview, North Carolina
Age 28
Former Occupation Machine and fabrication shop (current)
Height 6' 2''
Weight 250 lbs.

Stats

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 6 (0) As of 9/24/2020
Career Earnings* $207,486 As of 9/24/2020
Current World Rank 56
Current Bassmaster Standing 18 (354 points)
Best Finish in 2020 5 - St. Johns River, 2/6/2020
Best Finish in 2019 12 - Lake Hartwell, 4/4/2019
Last 3 Finishes 5 - Lake St. Clair, 8/20/2020
51 - Lake Champlain, 7/30/2020
51 - St. Lawrence River, 7/23/2020
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 9/24/2020
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 9/24/2020

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Gerald Swindle
Home Lake Hartwell
Favorite Lake Lake Lure (private lake in NC)
Least Favorite Lake Keowee
Favorite Technique Frogging
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow water/topwater
Secondary Fishing Strength Docks
Biggest Weakness Ledge-fishing
Boat Triton
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors ALX rods, Lowrance, Power-Pole, 6th Sense, Nuthreadz, True South Custom Lures, Jakked Tungsten
Non-Fishing Sponsors ISM Machine and Fabrication, Big League Camp, Georgia Retirement Council, Coopers Trading
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Dodge Ram

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Chicken (cooked on a Hibachi)
Favorite Music Country
Favorite Book/Movie "Shooter" (movie) or anything with Will Ferrell in it
Non-Angling Hero My dad – "He taught me everything I know."
When Not Fishing "Anything outdoors."
Why He Fishes "Growing up, my family was into sports. I played sports in high school. I think it's the competition. I love that aspect of it. It's not against other anglers, but trying to figure out the fish is what drives me."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/22/2019 BElite Cayuga Lake 58  
4/26/2018 BElite Grand Lake 93  
5/4/2018 BElite Kentucky Lake 48  
7/30/2020 BElite Lake Champlain 51  
9/20/2018 BElite Lake Chatuge 15  
6/10/2020 BElite Lake Eufaula 39  
5/2/2019 BElite Lake Fork 57  
3/6/2020 BElite Lake Guntersville 30  
6/21/2019 BElite Lake Guntersville 61  
4/4/2019 BElite Lake Hartwell 12  
2/14/2019 BElite Lake Lanier 64  
2/8/2018 BElite Lake Martin 74  
6/29/2018 BElite Lake Oahe 23  
8/20/2020 BElite Lake St. Clair 5  
9/28/2019 BElite Lake St. Clair 24  
9/19/2019 BElite Lake Tenkiller 26  
5/17/2018 BElite Lake Travis 21  
6/21/2018 BElite Mississippi River 39  
6/7/2018 BElite Sabine River 5  
2/6/2020 BElite St. Johns River 5  
2/7/2019 BElite St. Johns River 50  
7/23/2020 BElite St. Lawrence River 51  
8/15/2019 BElite St. Lawrence River 32  
8/23/2018 BElite St. Lawrence River 64  
3/15/2019 BElite Tennessee River 31  
4/11/2019 BElite Winyah Bay 15  


*BASS events (all events because BASS does not report Tour and Open earnings separately) and FLW Tour.

Biographical data last updated: 9/24/2020

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