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Billy Hines


Hometown Vacaville, California
Age 55
Former Occupation Owns custom iron and fencing company
Height 6' 0''
Weight 185 lbs.


Current World Rank 242
Current FLW Standing 101 (692 points)
Best Finish in 2021 17 - St. Lawrence River, 7/29/2021
Best Finish in 2020 42 - Lake Erie, 8/11/2020
Last 3 Finishes 17 - St. Lawrence River, 7/29/2021
95 - Potomac River, 6/17/2021
129 - Lake Eufaula, 5/13/2021

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
7/29/2021 MLFPC St. Lawrence River 17  
6/17/2021 MLFPC Potomac River 95  
5/13/2021 MLFPC Lake Eufaula 129  
4/22/2021 MLFPC Lake Murray 150  
3/11/2021 MLFPC Lewis Smith Lake 97  
2/11/2021 MLFPC Lake Okeechobee 26  
8/11/2020 FLWPC Lake Erie 42  
7/29/2020 FLWPC Mississippi River 160  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 84  
3/19/2020 FLWPC Lake Martin 62  
2/20/2020 FLWPC Harris Chain of Lakes 128  
1/23/2020 FLWPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 132  
6/27/2019 FLWT Lake Champlain 90  
5/2/2019 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 65  
4/11/2019 FLWT Cherokee Lake 79  
3/28/2019 FLWT Grand Lake 114  
3/7/2019 FLWT Lake Seminole 100  
2/7/2019 FLWT Lake Toho 164  
1/10/2019 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 53  
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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