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5/1/1975

Ron Nelson

Ron  Nelson

Info

Hometown Berrien Springs, Michigan
Age 44
Former Occupation Painting contractor (current)
Height 6' 0''
Weight 215 lbs.

Stats

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 9 (3) As of 7/26/2019
Career Earnings* $372,436 As of 7/26/2019
Current World Rank 215
Current FLW Standing 9 (1119 points)
Best Finish in 2019 3 - Lake Chickamauga, 5/2/2019
Last 3 Finishes 49 - Lake Hamilton, 8/9/2019
14 - Lake Champlain, 6/27/2019
3 - Lake Chickamauga, 5/2/2019
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/26/2019
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/26/2019

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
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
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: 7/26/2019

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