Creative Director/Marketing Manager for several large brand names in the Automotive After-Market industry: Pro Comp, Rubicon Express
Started my own Graphic/Web Design, Advertising/Marketing company in 2000; 316 Design
Started another Company, Bass Angler Headquarters in Jan. 2012
Tournament Competitor since 2009. I committed to fishing as a Co-Angler for 3-5 years to learn as much as I can, eventually moving to the front of the boat to fish as a Pro.
2010 Top 20 West Coast Bass – 11th overall.
2010 Qualified for the West Coast Bass Classic.
2011 Several top 10’s in Angler’s Choice WRL Teams
2012 Finished 34th overall in the WON Bass Pro AM’s Northen AAA
2012 Finished 3rd overall in the WON Bass US Open AAA division.
2014 1st place California Tournament Trail (CTT) Clear Lake
2014 Finished 24th in AOY points for the year, California Tournament Trail (CTT)
2015 Top 10 California Tournament Trail (CTT) Lake Berryessa
2015 2nd place California Tournament Trail (CTT) Mew Melones
2015 Finished 10th in AOY points, Qualified for Tournament of Champions (TOC)
2015 2nd place California Tournament Trail (CTT) Clear Lake Tournament of Champions (TOC)
Sponsors: Bass Angler Headquarters, Frenzy Baits, D&M Custom Baits, ABU Garcia, Berkley, Berkley Trilene, River 2 Sea, Biwaa, Simms Clothing, Rod Glove
In Feb. 2008, I moved my family up to Northern California (East of Sac. Area) from San Diego (Work related) and then in August 2012 up to Eastern Oregon, and we now call this home. I’m a family man, Husband, Father 3 times, Graphic/Web Designer, and started my own biz in 2000, 316 Design & Bass Angler Headquarters – I enjoy life, my family, Church, friends, my work, and of course Bass fishing.
I’ve been fishing freshwater in So Cal (San Diego) since I was a kid. As I got older I did a lot more Bass fishing (all Large Mouth in San Diego) and even worked at a local San Diego tackle shop for several years. Sometime in the eighties I started fishing Saltwater and eventually spent many years fishing the overnight tuna trips on the sporties and have been on multiple 3 day, & 10 day trips as well. A few years back I did a lot “private boat” trips, most of them were on several 18′ center consoles and a couple of trips on some Yacht’s.
I worked as a deck-hand on several sport-fishing boats out of San Diego during the early to mid-90’s off & on for 6-7yrs and several seasons on a couple Long Range Boats as well. I went to Alaska and fished a season on a Salmon Seiner working the deck and running a skiff. Then when back in SD, I worked another season or two on the Long Rangers. (those years seem to have all ran together) I Had plenty of hours to get my ticket (Capt. Lic.) and was looking to be an owner/operator some day. A lot of the guys that I worked with are now either Capt.’s and/or owner/operators. It didn’t happen for me, long story. (wife, family, etc.)
After arriving in NorCal, I fished Folsom Lake often being that it is only a couple of miles from house and had done pretty good considering I’d just moved into the area,.. But I wanted to fish a lot more so in 2008 I joined El Dorado Bass Club. I fished tournaments with the club for about a year on some of the finest bodies of water in Northern California. Man, what an awesome group of guys and I have learned sooo much! If you’re currently not in a Bass club and want to fish/learn more,.. Look up and join your local Bass club. During that time I feel in love with the Ca. Delta and Clear Lake and wanted to fish more tournaments on them.
In 2010 I signed up and fished all of the West Coast Bass Pro/AM‘s finishing 11th in the top 20 and qualified for the West Coast Bass Classic!.
For 2011 I fished a few Angler’s Choice WRL Teams, Delta/Wine region with my team partner Jim Eaton and a few WON Bass Northern Pro/Am’s as an Co-Angler.
For 2012 I was fortunate enough again to sign up with Greg Gutierrez for all the Northern WON Bass Pro/Am’s and finished in 34th overall in the WON Bass Pro AM’s Northern AAA .
In 2012 I was FINALLY able to fish the WON Bass US Open finishing 3rd overall in the AAA division.
For 2014 I fished the California Tournament Trail as an AM and traveled with Greg Gutierrez fishing the entire circuit. I won the the final event at Clear Lake and finished 24th in AOY points for the year.
For 2015 I again fished the California Tournament Trail as an AM and traveled with Greg Gutierrez fishing the entire circuit. I had two top 10 finishes, finished the season with 10th in AOY points, qualified for the Tournament of Champions (TOC) finishing 2nd in the event.
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