New Boaters are Welcome to Join! Next Tournament 15 Jun 2024, Chowan, HWY 13 Boat Ramp.

Angler Bios

David Newell

Hometown:  Durham, NC

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Soft plastic Creature Baits Texas rigged

Favorite Body of Water:  Lake Gaston

Awards Received:  2008 Big Fish Award 6.5lbs on MacKintosh, 3rd place overall 2009 and 2010 (Elite Bassmasters) and Renegade Bassmasters Sportsman of the Year, 2015 and 2016 Classic Champion (Team)

Personal Best: 7.95 Falls Lake, 8.10 Harris, unofficially 10.42 Falls
Current Watercraft:  2007 Triton 2/Mercury 200HP Optimax
Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Elite Bassmasters (now Renegade) Fuquay Bass Club, Raleigh Bass Angler, TBF State Qualifier x3 and 2 time State Team member, CATT old North Division, Bass Nation
Sponsors: Formerly with Castaway Rods and iRod Custom Rods, Formerly with Picasso Lures, Ardent Outdoors, Smelly Jelly, Reaction Innovations and Spearpoint Professional hooks

Randall Boyd

Hometown:  Bahama, NC

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Texas Rig/Shakey Head

Favorite Body of Water:  Lake Gaston

Awards Received:  2018 Classic Winner, 2018 AOY, 2019 AOY, 2019 Big Fish Award (8.81 lbs), 2021 AOY

Personal Best:  Holt Lake, 10.5 lbs.
Current Watercraft:  2015 Nitro Z9
Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Renegade Bassmasters of Raleigh, Raleigh Bass Anglers, FLW Lake Norman co-angler
Sponsors: Picasso Lures

Brian Postma

Hometown:  Pittsboro, NC

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Topwater

Favorite Body of Water:  Jordan Lake

Awards Received:  2017 & 2019 Classic Winner

Personal Best:  Officially a 9.01 on Shearon Harris, but I caught a monster in Falls I didnt have a scale that day.  See pic!!!

Current Watercraft:  2021 Phoenix 921 Elite

Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Renegade Bassmasters of Raleigh

Sponsors: My Wife

 

Mario Ruiz

Hometown: Cary NC

Favorite Style of Fishing:  dragging a jig

Favorite Body of Water:  Jordan Lake

Awards Received:  2022 Classic Champion, 2017, 2020 AOY

Personal Best:  8.2 lbs

Current Watercraft:  2004 Skeeter TZX 190

Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Renegade Bassmasters of Raleigh

 

Sponsors: None

 

Fred Hart

Hometown:  Durham, NC

Favorite Style of Fishing: Football Jig

FavoriteBody of Water:  Kerr Lake

Awards Received:  I plan to dominate in 2023

Personal Best:  8lbs

Current Watercraft:  2019Trition 189 TRX

Clubs/Tournament Trailsfished:  Renegade Bassmasters of Raleigh, Tar River Anglers 

Sponsors: My Family

 

Mike Lamb

Hometown:  Raleigh, NC

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Shakey Head/Chatterbait

Favorite Body of Water:  Jordan Lake

Awards Received:  

Personal Best:  9lb 15oz Falls lake

Current Watercraft:  2018 Ranger 518c

Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Capital Bass/Renegade Bassmasters of Raleigh

 

Sponsors: Me/Myself

 

Tim Richardson

Hometown:  Lafayette, La 

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Topwater 

Favorite Body of Water:  Caney Creek Reservoir, Chatham, La 

Awards Received: 

Personal Best:  Roughly 7.5lbs when I was 10, didn’t have a scale but it’s on the wall…

Current Watercraft:  Tracker 175 TxW

Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  Lafayette Rod Benders, ALBC, FLW

Sponsors

George Myers

Name: George Myers

 

Hometown:  Franklinton, NC

 

Favorite Style of Fishing:  Topwater/ Jig

 

Favorite Body of Water:  Lake Lanier, Ga

 

Awards Received: Bassmaster Weekend Series- 3rd pl, Big Fish, ABA Trail Numerous Big Fish, FLW BFL- finished numerous top 10’s

 

Personal Best:  12.4 lbs Rodman Reservoir , Fla

 

Current Watercraft: 2023  Z21 XL Pro Nitro, 250 Pro Xs four stroke

 

Clubs/Tournament Trails fished:  MLF BFL, ABA Trail, Bassmaster Opens, Anglers Choice Team, Trail, Piedmont Bass Classics, Hard luck Bass Club

 

 

Sponsors: WIFE