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Billy Hines


Hometown Vacaville, California
Age 52
Former Occupation Owns custom iron and fencing company
Height 6' 0''
Weight 185 lbs.


Current World Rank 215
Current FLW Standing 124 (663 points)
Best Finish in 2018 18 - Lake Cumberland, 4/12/2018
Best Finish in 2017 33 - Harris Chain of Lakes, 3/9/2017
Last 3 Finishes 92 - Lake St. Clair, 6/28/2018
131 - Kentucky Lake, 5/17/2018
125 - Smith Lake, 4/26/2018

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Aaron Martens and Skeet Reese. I like the way they look at things.
Home Lake Berryessa
Favorite Lake Berryessa
Least Favorite Lake California Delta. "It's the best and worst body of water ever."
Favorite Technique Frogging
Primary Fishing Strength Topwater
Secondary Fishing Strength Finesse
Biggest Weakness Punching
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Ranger Boats, Mercury, T-H Marine, Lowrance, Top This Outfitters, Gone Fishing Marine
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Dodge Ram

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Pork chops with mashed potatoes and gravy
Favorite Music Classic rock
Favorite Book/Movie On Any Sunday (movie)
Non-Angling Hero My dad
When Not Fishing Building/restoring motorcycles
Why He Fishes "I like the solitude of it out there in nature and I like the competition without the bruises."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/28/2018 FLWT Lake St. Clair 92  
5/17/2018 FLWT Kentucky Lake 131  
4/26/2018 FLWT Smith Lake 125  
4/12/2018 FLWT Lake Cumberland 18  
3/8/2018 FLWT Lake Lanier 129  
2/22/2018 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 66  
1/25/2018 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 183  
6/15/2017 FLWT Potomac River 91  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 129  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 89  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 154  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 33  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 96  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 122  

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