Level 7'0'' M Spinning Rod
Great all round spinning rod that will handle most any technique.  As with all Level spinning rods, this rod features a unique guide system that brings out the most performance from the rod blank. Learn More
Hometown: Prosperity, SC
Birthdate: 8-4-77
Family: Kristin (wife) Laker & Cruz (children)
Education: BS Mechanical Engineering Clemson
Titles: FLW Tour Angler of the Year (2006)
Forrest Wood Champion (2014)


Angling Hero Larry Nixon - "From when I was little, he was the one person who stood out."
Home Lake Lake Murray (SC)
Favorite Lake Lake Champlain (NY/VT) - "I've only been there once, but we had a blast. There's so many fish in it."
Least Favorite Lake Old Hickory (TN) - "I just never catch them there. I haven't gotten a check there yet."
Favorite Technique Sight-fishing
Primary Fishing Strength Sight-fishing
Secondary Fishing Strength Finesse fishing
Biggest Weakness Fishing new water in a tournament
Boat Falcon
Motor Evinrude


Favorite Food Grilled strip steak (medium-rare)
Favorite Music Top 40 pop
Favorite Book/Movie The Matrix (movie)
Non-Angling Hero Father - "He's given me a lot of support, and has made it possible for me to do what I want to do."
When Not Fishing "I like to play golf and spend time with my wife and kids."
Why He Fishes "I really love the competition. I love the fishing part as well, but I'm competitive by nature."