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Barry Wilson

Barry  Wilson


Hometown Birmingham, Alabama
Age 46
Former Occupation Medical sales
Height 5' 10''
Weight 205 lbs.
Injuries Right knee (football injury)


Top 10 Finishes (Wins)* 3 (0) As of 7/9/2013
Career Earnings* $102,278 As of 7/9/2013
Current World Rank 85
Current FLW Standing 48 (964 points)
Best Finish in 2017 2 - Lake Cumberland, 4/6/2017
Best Finish in 2016 6 - Pickwick Lake, 5/5/2016
Last 3 Finishes 50 - Potomac River, 6/15/2017
30 - Mississippi River, 5/18/2017
133 - Beaver Lake, 4/27/2017
Bassmaster Classics Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/9/2013
FLW Championships Fished (Won) 0 (0) As of 7/9/2013

Angling Stuff

Angling Hero Denny Brauer – "I love to flip and I always admired how good he was with a tube."
Home Lake Lay
Favorite Lake Lay – "My mom and dad lived there while I was in college and I started fishing there."
Least Favorite Lake Lewis Smith
Favorite Technique Throwing a square-bill crankbait
Primary Fishing Strength Ability to adapt and figure out an area
Secondary Fishing Strength Reading the water
Biggest Weakness Finesse fishing
Boat Ranger
Motor Evinrude
Fishing Sponsors Ranger Boats, Evinrude, Power-Pole, MinnKota, Humminbird, HydroWave, Amphibia, Rod Sox, Tightlines UV, Strike King (hard baits), Frabill, Optima Batteries, Frogg Toggs, Bluewater LED, Yeti Coolers
Tow Vehicle (Sponsor) Toyota Tundra

Personal Stuff

Favorite Food Seafood
Favorite Music Country
Favorite Book/Movie Bible (book), Tombstone (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Dad – "He passed away in 2003, but I was extremely close to him and he was a great role model as a father and a man."
When Not Fishing Bow hunting
Why He Fishes "I love the challenge. Once I realized I'm not competing against the other guys, but the fish and figuring out what makes them bite, that's the challenge and I love that."
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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 50  
5/18/2017 FLWT Mississippi River 30  
4/27/2017 FLWT Beaver Lake 133  
4/6/2017 FLWT Lake Cumberland 2  
3/9/2017 FLWT Harris Chain of Lakes 68  
2/16/2017 FLWT Lake Travis 143  
2/2/2017 FLWT Lake Guntersville 17  
6/23/2016 FLWT Lake Champlain 58  
6/9/2016 FLWT Kentucky Lake 22  
5/5/2016 FLWT Pickwick Lake 6  
4/14/2016 FLWT Beaver Lake 24  
3/17/2016 FLWT Lake Hartwell 102  
2/4/2016 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 165  
6/25/2015 FLWT Potomac River 15  
6/11/2015 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 44  
5/14/2015 FLWT Lake Eufaula 36  
4/23/2015 FLWT Beaver Lake 92  
3/26/2015 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 80  
3/5/2015 FLWT Lake Toho 79  
8/14/2014 FLWT Lake Murray 29  
6/26/2014 FLWT Kentucky Lake 53  
6/5/2014 FLWT Pickwick Lake 16  
4/10/2014 FLWT Beaver Lake 153  
3/27/2014 FLWT Sam Rayburn Reservoir 63  
3/6/2014 FLWT Lake Hartwell 16  
2/6/2014 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 44  
8/15/2013 FLWT Red River 28  
6/27/2013 FLWT Lake Chickamauga 47  
6/6/2013 FLWT Grand Lake 6  
5/16/2013 FLWT Lake Eufaula 89  
4/11/2013 FLWT Beaver Lake 4  
3/7/2013 FLWT Lewis Smith Lake 115  
2/7/2013 FLWT Lake Okeechobee 30  
6/28/2012 FLWT Lake Champlain 12  
6/7/2012 FLWT Kentucky Lake 92  
5/17/2012 FLWT Potomac River 76  
4/26/2012 FLWT Beaver Lake 48  
3/29/2012 FLWT Table Rock Lake 105  
3/8/2012 FLWT Lake Hartwell 60  
11/15/2006 FLWS Lewis Smith Lake 151  

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

Biographical data last updated: 7/9/2013

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