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Brad Whatley

Brad  Whatley


Hometown Bivins, Texas
Age 41
Former Occupation Management, Cooper Tire and Rubber Company (previous)
Height 5' 8''
Weight 165 lbs.


Years Pro 2
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 6 (0) As of 1/24/2021
Career Earnings* $184,991 As of 1/24/2021
Current World Rank 89
Current Bassmaster Standing 69 (260 points)
Best Finish in 2021 26 - Pickwick Lake, 3/18/2021
Best Finish in 2020 5 - Lake Fork, 11/5/2020
Last 3 Finishes 91 - Neely Henry Lake, 5/6/2021
63 - Lake Fork, 4/22/2021
35 - Sabine River, 4/8/2021
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 1 (0) As of 1/24/2021
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 1/24/2021

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Rick Clunn
Home Lake Lake of the Pines
Favorite Lake Table Rock
Least Favorite Lake Red River
Favorite Technique Flipping grass
Primary Fishing Strength Power Fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Electronics
Biggest Weakness Wacky worms
Boat Phoenix
Motor Mercury
Fishing Sponsors Mercury, Phoenix Boats, Power-Pole, Shipps Marine, Denali Rods, 6th Sense Lure Co., Lowrance
Non-Fishing Sponsors Plenum, Quality Building, Cooper Tires, Texas Truck Outfitters, Wellborn's Diesel

Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Barbecue
Favorite Music Country, classic rock
Favorite Book/Movie 8 Seconds (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Father in law
When Not Fishing Spending time with family
Why He Fishes "I just love it. It's all I've ever known. Just the feel of the pull on my line."
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
5/6/2021 BElite Neely Henry Lake 91  
4/22/2021 BElite Lake Fork 63  
4/8/2021 BElite Sabine River 35  
3/18/2021 BElite Pickwick Lake 26  
2/25/2021 BElite Tennessee River 90  
2/11/2021 BElite St. Johns River 41  
11/5/2020 BElite Lake Fork 5  
10/16/2020 BElite Lake Chickamauga 20  
10/8/2020 BElite Santee Cooper Lakes 39  
9/30/2020 BElite Lake Guntersville 51  
8/20/2020 BElite Lake St. Clair 60  
7/30/2020 BElite Lake Champlain 75  
7/23/2020 BElite St. Lawrence River 9  
6/10/2020 BElite Lake Eufaula 38  
2/6/2020 BElite St. Johns River 30  
9/19/2019 BElite Lake Tenkiller 47  
8/22/2019 BElite Cayuga Lake 59  
8/15/2019 BElite St. Lawrence River 66  
6/21/2019 BElite Lake Guntersville 56  
5/2/2019 BElite Lake Fork 66  
4/11/2019 BElite Winyah Bay 52  
4/4/2019 BElite Lake Hartwell 27  
3/15/2019 BElite Tennessee River 45  
2/14/2019 BElite Lake Lanier 21  
2/7/2019 BElite St. Johns River 27  

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

Biographical data last updated: 1/24/2021

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