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3/24/1955

Alvin Shaw

Info

Hometown State Road, North Carolina
Age 62
Former Occupation Residential contractor
Height 5' 10''
Weight 170 lbs.

Stats

Years Pro 21
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 11 (2) As of 12/9/2008
Career Earnings* $711,422 As of 12/9/2008
Current World Rank 272
Current FLW Standing 127 (670 points)
Best Finish in 2017 51 - Mississippi River, 5/18/2017
Last 3 Finishes 88 - Potomac River, 6/15/2017
51 - Mississippi River, 5/18/2017
119 - Beaver Lake, 4/27/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 12/9/2008
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 10 (0) As of 12/9/2008

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Rick Clunn – "You can't argue with what he's done. But other guys stand out too like Larry Nixon, Gary Klein, David Fritts."
Home Lake Lake Norman (NC)
Favorite Lake Lake Champlain (NY/VT) and Kentucky Lake (KY)
Favorite Technique "Fishing a jig every way I can."
Primary Fishing Strength "I consider myself best when conditions are tough."
Secondary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Biggest Weakness Dropshotting
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Minn Kota, Humminbird, Solar Bat, G. Loomis, Hotshot Lures, Zoom, Powerpole, Stors-it, Berkley (line)
Non-Fishing Sponsors Harris Leather (State Road, NC)
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Ford F150 Supercab

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Steak (N.Y. strip, medium)
Favorite Music Van Morrison
Favorite Book/Movie Double-Whammy (book)
Non-Angling Hero John Bonham (late Led Zeppelin drummer) – "I used to play the drums. Nobody can duplicate what he used to do."
When Not Fishing "I just like to spend time at home with my family and mowing the yard."
Why He Fishes "I fish for the competition. It's a sport to me, and I love to be able to get out and compete."
Website www.bassingwithalvin.com
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Tournament Finishes
(Only recent tournaments are included. Not necessarily a career listing.)
Date Tour Event Place
6/15/2017 FLWT Potomac River 88  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 51  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 119  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 152  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 102  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 138  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 87  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 75  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 94  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 111  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 97  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 60  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 80  
7/9/2009 FLWT Lake Champlain 12  
6/11/2009 FLWT Kentucky Lake 97  
5/14/2009 FLWT Beaver Lake 112  
4/23/2009 FLWT Lake Norman 60  
3/12/2009 FLWT Table Rock Lake 69  
2/12/2009 FLWT Lake Guntersville 53  
8/14/2008 FLWT Lake Murray 46  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 1  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 106  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 9  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 64  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 49  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 46  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 43  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 155  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 40  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 111  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 58  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 159  
8/2/2006 FLWT Logan Martin Lake 26  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 52  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 115  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 31  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 36  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 33  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 125  
7/13/2005 FLW Lake Hamilton 28  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 72  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 1  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 7  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 6  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 146  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 148  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 31  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 55  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 88  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 124  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 26  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 21  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 20  
9/10/2003 FLW* James River 9  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 16  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 89  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 38  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 32  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 86  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 158  
9/11/2002 FLW* Cross Lake 11  
6/19/2002 FLW Lake Champlain 72  
5/15/2002 FLW Old Hickory Lake 58  
4/17/2002 FLW Beaver Lake 14  
3/13/2002 FLW Lake Ouachita 123  
2/13/2002 FLW Lake Wheeler 55  
1/23/2002 FLW Lake Okeechobee 95  


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

Biographical data last updated: 12/9/2008

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