Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Chris is a 47 year-old account executive who has lived most of his life in Northern Ontario. From an early age he was hunting and fishing, and eventually fishing won out as his biggest passion. He can’t stop talking about fishing, and is especially chatty about walleyes and smallmouth bass.
Who is your sponsoring dealer?
Currently in the process of setting up a new sponsoring dealer.
How many years have you been on the Lund Pro-Staff?
I have been a Lund Pro-Staff since 2002 (9 years).
What's the highlight of your fishing career so far?
Placing 2nd in the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit (St. Mary’s River 2011).
How long have you been fishing?
I have been fishing since I was 6 years old.
What inspired you to become a Lund Pro-Staff?
What inspired me to become a Lund Pro-Staff started back when I was 12 years old. I first fished out of a WC 12-foot Lund boat, and this led to my love and passion of Lund boats and inspired me to become part of the Lund Team.
Can you tell us the largest fish you have ever caught?
Largest fish was a 24 lb. Chinook Salmon.
Where are you from?
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
Where do you mostly fish and what tournaments can we see you in this season?
I mostly fish on my home waters, which is the St. Mary’s River. Here I guide on this river (River Eyes Guide Service). This season I will be competing in some of the Eastern Division tournaments for the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit, such as Detroit River/Lake Erie and St. Mary’s River, as well as one NOWT tournament.
What is the best fishing tip or advice that you ever received?
Be patient, fish can come quickly and always have confidence in your presentation.
In what ways are you involved in the angling community?
Each year I do fishing seminars at local or surrounding sport shows.
What is the most ridiculous thing you've ever bought?
There wasn’t just one particular item which I purchased that was really ridiculous. It was more all of the ridiculous events over my younger years of trying to use different things with no experience and ending up in disaster.
What trait do you admire in people?
The most trait I admire in people is their passions, especially when they love to talk about them and you really see how much they love to do whatever it ends up being.
What was the best year of your life?
Best year of my life was when i married my wife Leah-Anne.
What's your worst habit?
Worrying , I always worry about everything.
What's your favorite model of Lund to fish out of? Why?
My favorite model of Lund is the 208GL Pro-V . It is a complete fishable boat , it has great boat control which is the most important aspect to catch and stay on fish and the ride is awesome.
Anything else you would like to say to our entire staff at Lund Boats?
I would like to thank the staff of Lund boats for all of the support over the years and my hat is off to them for building the best fishing boats out there. Fishing or competing out of Lund boats has been a huge asset for my success.