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Chris McCall


Hometown Jasper, Texas
Age 47
Former Occupation general manager of a Checkmasters
Height 5' 6''
Weight 175 lbs.
Injuries None


Years Pro 14
Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 5 (1)
Career Earnings* $105,000
Current World Rank 77
Current FLW Standing 29 (1020 points)
Best Finish in 2017 6 - Lake Cumberland, 4/6/2017
Best Finish in 2016 28 - Lake Champlain, 6/23/2016
Last 3 Finishes 70 - Potomac River, 6/15/2017
55 - Mississippi River, 5/18/2017
45 - Beaver Lake, 4/27/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0)
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 1 (0)

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Clark Wendlandt - "He is the consummate professional. He works hard, and I have just a ton of respect for him."
Home Lake Sam Rayburn (TX)
Favorite Lake Okeechobee (FL) - "It is just such a phenomenal fishery."
Least Favorite Lake Ross Barnett (MS) - "It cost me making the Top 150s one year."
Favorite Technique Throwing a Slug-Go
Primary Fishing Strength Versatility
Secondary Fishing Strength Throwing a spinnerbait
Biggest Weakness High, cold, muddy water
Boat Legend
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Santone Lures, Gambler, Tour Star rods, Sam Rayburn Tackle Monkey
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Chevy Tahoe

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Chicken fajitas
Favorite Music Rock
Favorite Book/Movie Bootlegger's Boy (book)/Caddy Shack (movie)
Non-Angling Hero "My dad and my grandfather. They brought me into this sport, and through the tough times I used to blame it on them when I had to borrow money from them."
When Not Fishing "I like to hang out with my wife, my daughter and my dogs. I play a little softball, and other than that, I fish."
Why He Fishes "It's the only thing I've ever been good at, and I just love it. I'm obsessed with fishing and I've been that way ever since I can remember."
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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 70  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 55  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 45  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 6  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 161  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 40  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 10  
6/23/2016 FLWT Lake Champlain 28  
5/5/2016 FLWT Pickwick Lake 94  
4/14/2016 FLWT Beaver Lake 45  
3/17/2016 FLWT Lake Hartwell 71  
2/4/2016 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 57  
8/20/2015 FLWT- FWC Lake Ouachita 21  
10/11/2012 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 78  
9/20/2012 FLWT Wheeler Lake 21  
8/23/2012 FLWT Detroit River 6  
2/9/2012 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 87  
7/10/2008 FLWT Detroit River 45  
6/19/2008 FLWT Ft. Loudoun-Tellico 74  
5/15/2008 FLWT Beaver Lake 114  
4/24/2008 FLWT Lake Norman 134  
4/3/2008 FLWT Lewis Smith 81  
2/28/2008 FLWT Lake Tohopekaliga 117  
7/12/2007 FLWT Detroit River 54  
6/14/2007 FLWT Potomac River 56  
5/17/2007 FLWT Beaver Lake 128  
4/26/2007 FLWT Lake Norman 131  
3/29/2007 FLWT Fort Loudoun-Tellico 88  
2/15/2007 FLWT Lake Travis 164  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 150  
10/11/2006 FLWS Lake of the Ozarks 17  
6/21/2006 FLWT Lake Champlain 91  
5/31/2006 FLWS Old Hickory Lake 57  
5/10/2006 FLWT Kentucky Lake 28  
4/5/2006 FLWT Beaver Lake 64  
3/1/2006 FLWT Pickwick Lake 39  
2/8/2006 FLWT Lake Murray 176  
1/18/2006 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 139  
6/22/2005 FLW Potomac River 83  
5/11/2005 FLW Wheeler Lake 137  
4/13/2005 FLW Beaver Lake 18  
3/9/2005 FLW Ouachita River 135  
2/9/2005 FLW Lake Toho 121  
1/19/2005 FLW Lake Okeechobee 78  
8/11/2004 FLW Logan Martin Lake 22  
6/23/2004 FLW Lake Champlain 140  
5/12/2004 FLW Kentucky Lake 62  
3/31/2004 FLW Beaver Lake 35  
3/10/2004 FLW Old Hickory Lake 77  
2/11/2004 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 107  
1/21/2004 FLW Lake Okeechobee 2  
6/18/2003 FLW Wheeler Lake (Forrest Wood Open) 28  
5/14/2003 FLW Kentucky Lake 144  
4/9/2003 FLW Beaver Lake (Wal-Mart Open) 22  
3/12/2003 FLW Lake Murray 114  
2/12/2003 FLW Atchafalaya Basin 69  
1/22/2003 FLW Lake Okeechobee 52  

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

Biographical data last updated: 3/29/2006

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