How long have you been fishing?
Since I could hold a pole, so about 45 years.
What inspired you to become a Lund Pro-Staff?
It compliments my passion for fishing and after owning a Lund, when the opportunity arose, I teamed up with the best in the industry… Lund.
Can you tell us the largest fish you have ever caught?
That would have to be a 100 lb Halibut that I caught while Bear Hunting in Alaska. I have also caught a 35 lb King salmon at Queen Charlotte Island, 25 lb Lake trout and a 14 lb Walleye at Canyon Ferry Reservoir in Montana.
Where do you mostly fish?
Mostly the Montana Walleye circuit so I will be fishing Fresno, Tiber, Canyon Ferry and Fort Peck Reservoir Tournaments. I may also fish in the Cabela’s NTC if it don’t conflict with a circuit tournament.
What is the best fishing tip that you ever received?
Stay in the Strike Zone.
In what ways are you involved in the angling community?
I am active in the Local and State Walleyes Unlimited. I also help with Camp Walleye for kids, Provide fishing seminars, work Townsend Marine boat shows throughout Montana, assist in a local sporting goods store fishing department and promote Lund Boats Mercury Marine on and off the water.
Pick 5 words to describe yourself
Motivated, Competitive, Passionate, High Energy and Honest.
What was the best year of your life?
Personally 1987, the year I married my beautiful wife. From a fishing career standpoint it would be being crowned Angler of the year, Team of the year and top Lund Boat team of the year.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Surround yourself with the best people.
What trait do you admire in people?
Loyalty and Honesty.
What’s your favorite model of Lund to fish out of and why?
2075 Pro-V. Outstanding fishability, boat control, comfort, reliability.
Anything else you would like to say to our entire staff at Lund Boats?
Thank you for the consistent quality. I’ve owned 5 Lunds and the quality has been consistent with all of them. I also appreciate the continuous improvement, when I am working boat shows I can tell people that they are making the best decision in buying a Lund Boat because of my own experience in owning my own Lunds. Keep up the good work!