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Matt Lee

Matt  Lee


Hometown Guntersville, Alabama
Age 31
Former Occupation Student
Height 5' 8''
Weight 160 lbs.
Injuries Plate and nine screws in right leg (dirt bike injury)


Years Pro 7
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 11 (0) As of 3/27/2020
Career Earnings* $280,312 As of 3/27/2020
Current World Rank 118
Best Finish in 2020 19 - Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, 6/7/2020
Best Finish in 2019 13 - Smith Lake, 4/30/2019
Last 3 Finishes 121 - Lake Chickamauga, 6/23/2020
19 - Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, 6/7/2020
56 - Lake Fork, 3/13/2020
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 2 (0) As of 3/27/2020
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 3/27/2020

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero My brother. "Just instinctively, you want to think as quickly as he does. A lot of guys have helped me in my short career – Justin Lucas, Gerald Swindle, Cody Meyer. I look up to a lot of professionals and a lot of them have helped me in my career."
Home Lake Guntersville
Favorite Lake Guntersville, Champlain
Least Favorite Lake "I don't think I have one. Even the tough ones, there's a way to figure them out."
Favorite Technique Frogging
Primary Fishing Strength Fishing hydrilla
Secondary Fishing Strength Fishing deep ledges
Biggest Weakness Smallmouth
Boat Ranger
Motor Yamaha
Fishing Sponsors Quantum Fishing, Strike King, Garmin, Fatsack Outdoors, T-H Marine, Power-Pole, Solar Bat Sunglasses, Lure Lock
Non-Fishing Sponsors Carhartt, Cullman County Parks & Recreation
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra (Carhartt)

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak (medium-well)
Favorite Music Rock/Rap/Hip-Hop/Country. "As much as I drive I listen to it all."
Favorite Book/Movie Bible (book). "Action or comedy, I watch it all, from Star Wars to Step Brothers."
Non-Angling Hero My dad. "His work ethic and how he treats people. If I become half of the man my dad is I will be alright."
When Not Fishing Watching sports and I fun-fish Guntersville and around the house a lot.
Why He Fishes "It's just who I am. I believe God meant for me to do this for a living. I love the competition, camaraderie and just trying to figure them out."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 121  
6/7/2020 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 19  
3/13/2020 BPT Lake Fork 56  
2/21/2020 BPT Lake Okeechobee 75  
2/7/2020 BPT Lake Eufaula 70  
6/25/2019 BPT Lake Winnebago 31  
5/31/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 75  
5/17/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 44  
4/30/2019 BPT Smith Lake 13  
4/9/2019 BPT Lake Chickamauga 75  
3/26/2019 BPT Falls Lake/Jordan Lake/Shearon Harris Reservoir 73  
2/12/2019 BPT Lake Conroe 18  
1/29/2019 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 45  
8/23/2018 BElite St. Lawrence River 45  
6/29/2018 BElite Lake Oahe 62  
6/21/2018 BElite Mississippi River 37  
6/7/2018 BElite Sabine River 71  
5/17/2018 BElite Lake Travis 79  
5/4/2018 BElite Kentucky Lake 39  
4/26/2018 BElite Grand Lake 91  
3/16/2018 BElite Lake Hartwell 4  
2/8/2018 BElite Lake Martin 32  
9/14/2017 BElite Mille Lacs Lake 31  
8/24/2017 BElite Lake St. Clair 5  
7/27/2017 BElite Lake Champlain 12  
7/20/2017 BElite St. Lawrence River 65  
6/2/2017 BElite Lake Dardanelle 8  
5/17/2017 BElite Sam Rayburn Reservoir 42  
4/27/2017 BElite Ross Barnett Reservoir 89  
4/6/2017 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 12  
2/23/2017 BElite Lake Okeechobee 54  
2/9/2017 BElite Cherokee Lake 94  
9/8/2016 BElite Mississippi River 21  
8/11/2016 BElite Potomac River 83  
6/23/2016 BElite Cayuga Lake 43  
6/8/2016 BElite Lake Texoma 98  
5/12/2016 BElite Toledo Bend Reservoir 48  
4/28/2016 BElite Wheeler Lake 58  
4/21/2016 BElite Bull Shoals/Norfork Lakes 70  
4/7/2016 BElite Winyah Bay 92  
3/17/2016 BElite St. Johns River 86  
8/27/2015 BElite Lake St. Clair 50  
8/13/2015 BElite Chesapeake Bay 86  
7/30/2015 BElite St. Lawrence River 46  
6/3/2015 BElite Kentucky Lake 24  
5/7/2015 BElite Lake Havasu 101  
4/30/2015 BElite Sacramento River 77  
4/9/2015 BElite Lake Guntersville 18  
3/19/2015 BElite Sabine River 55  
6/11/2014 BElite Lake Chickamauga 120  
2/22/2013 BElite Grand Lake 46  

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

Biographical data last updated: 3/27/2020

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