WBT Angler Profile: Kat Arnold

WBT pro Kat Arnold 

Hometown: Shreveport, La.

Age: 50

Occupation: Angler for Christ (aka Bought, Caught & Released)

High School: Northwood High School

How Long Bass Fishing: Started at age 4

How Started Bass Fishing: Daddy and I fished on the bayou and every lake and pond possible!

Career Dream: I'm actually living it. Fishing, meeting people and encouraging others to fish.

Career Highlights: Making a Top 20 cut.

Favorite Bass Waters: You just can't beat Caddo Lake, La.. It's not only a beautiful fishery, it has hungry hawgs!

Big Bass: Actually, two, 9-pound, 8-ounce largemouths — one from Caddo Lake, La., on a deep diving crankbait and one on Eagle Lake on a black and blue jig.

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: From daylight until sunset I'll fish however and whatever they'll bite, soft plastics to cranks.

Sponsors: Reeves Marine, LaserLure, Pro Locker, Sportsman's Depot, Outdoor Feeders, Sunkissed Tanning Salon, Victory Sign, many family members and friends.

Pastime or Hobbies: I also love to hunt. Deer and dove hunting are my favorites. I also write.

Web site: www.boughtcaughtreleased.com

One day my dad came home from work and found me at the age of 4 fishing on Twelve Mile Bayou alone. That was just the beginning of many years of fishing every chance I get. Women and children, come on, don't let the guys have all the fun!