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Justin Atkins

Justin  Atkins


Hometown Florence, Alabama
Age 31
Former Occupation Hydrographic surveyor (current)
Height 5' 10''
Weight 185 lbs.


Years Pro 4
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 15 (2) As of 9/18/2019
Career Earnings* $568,251 As of 9/18/2019
Current World Rank 90
Best Finish in 2020 9 - Lake Fork, 3/13/2020
Last 3 Finishes 101 - Lake Erie, 8/11/2020
42 - Mississippi River, 7/29/2020
25 - Sturgeon Bay, 7/10/2020
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 9/18/2019
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 2 (1) As of 9/18/2019
Titles/Honors 2017 Forrest Wood Cup champion

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero "When I was younger, it was Denny Brauer because he was a flipper/pitcher. Now, I really like Greg Hackney and Jason Christie – they're power-fishermen who always fish to their strengths."
Home Lake Pickwick
Favorite Lake Dardanelle – "It's shallow, it's always dirty and it fits my strengths."
Favorite Technique Spinnerbaits or sight-fishing
Primary Fishing Strength Shallow-water power-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Deep water
Biggest Weakness Smallmouths
Boat Falcon
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Falcon Boats, Evinrude Outboards, Minn Kota, Humminbird, Berkley, Abu Garcia, Hodgman, Costa, Lure Lock, T-H Marine
Non-Fishing Sponsors Prym1 Camo
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy 2500 HD Duramax

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak hibachi
Favorite Music Mid-2000s hip-hop or country
Favorite Book/Movie Where the Red Fern Grows/Forrest Gump
Non-Angling Hero "My dad. He got me into fishing and hunting and taught me to play baseball and taught me about life."
When Not Fishing "I like to hunt deer and turkey."
Why He Fishes "I love the competition – not only against other people, but also against the fish."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
8/11/2020 FLWPC Lake Erie 101  
7/29/2020 FLWPC Mississippi River 42  
7/10/2020 BPT Sturgeon Bay 25  
6/23/2020 FLWPC Lake Chickamauga 23  
6/7/2020 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 75  
3/13/2020 BPT Lake Fork 9  
2/21/2020 BPT Lake Okeechobee 59  
2/7/2020 BPT Lake Eufaula 24  
6/25/2019 BPT Lake Winnebago 64  
5/31/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 45  
5/17/2019 BPT Table Rock Lake 27  
4/30/2019 BPT Smith Lake 63  
4/9/2019 BPT Lake Chickamauga 72  
3/26/2019 BPT Falls Lake/Jordan Lake/Shearon Harris Reservoir 11  
2/12/2019 BPT Lake Conroe 32  
1/29/2019 BPT Kissimmee Chain of Lakes 76  
8/10/2018 FLWT- FWC Lake Ouachita 3  
6/28/2018 FLWT Lake St. Clair 21  
5/17/2018 FLWT Kentucky Lake 128  
4/26/2018 FLWT Smith Lake 18  
4/12/2018 FLWT Lake Cumberland 28  
3/8/2018 FLWT Lake Lanier 92  
2/22/2018 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 101  
1/25/2018 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 56  
8/11/2017 FLWT- FWC Lake Murray 1  
6/15/2017 FLWT Potomac River 47  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 10  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 132  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 41  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 56  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 36  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 9  

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

Biographical data last updated: 4/20/2017

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