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5/1/1975

Ron Nelson

Ron  Nelson

Info

Hometown Berrien Springs, Michigan
Age 45
Former Occupation Painting contractor (current)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 215 lbs.

Stats

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 11 (3) As of 3/25/2020
Career Earnings* $445,665 As of 3/25/2020
Current World Rank 121
Current FLW Standing 1 (585 points)
Best Finish in 2020 2 - Lake Martin, 3/19/2020
Best Finish in 2019 3 - Lake Chickamauga, 5/2/2019
Last 3 Finishes 2 - Lake Martin, 3/19/2020
11 - Harris Chain of Lakes, 2/20/2020
5 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir, 1/23/2020
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 3/25/2020
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 3/25/2020

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Takahiro Omori, Kevin VanDam
Home Lake Lake Michigan
Favorite Lake Santee Cooper
Favorite Technique Punching heavy cover
Primary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Transitional ledges
Biggest Weakness Dropshotting
Boat Ranger
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors 13 Fishing, Ranger Boats, Mercury, Lowrance, Power-Pole, M-Tech Lithium Batteries, Trick Step, Day's Boat Sales, Clear H20 Tackle
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Duramax diesel

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite Music All
Favorite Book/Movie "Any movie on a cold winter evening with my wife and dogs."
Non-Angling Hero Dad
When Not Fishing "Hanging out with my wife and dogs on the shores of Lake Michigan."
Why He Fishes "Because I feel like I'm in my natural element. It's what I truly love to do. Fishing fulfills my soul."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
3/19/2020 FLWPC Lake Martin 2  
2/20/2020 FLWPC Harris Chain of Lakes 11  
1/23/2020 FLWPC Sam Rayburn Reservoir 5  
8/9/2019 FLWT- FWC Lake Hamilton 49  
6/27/2019 FLWT Lake Champlain 14  
5/2/2019 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 3  
4/11/2019 FLWT Cherokee Lake 16  
3/28/2019 FLWT Grand Lake 74  
3/7/2019 FLWT Lake Seminole 38  
2/7/2019 FLWT Lake Toho 23  
1/10/2019 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 120  


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

Biographical data last updated: 3/25/2020

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