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WBT Angler Profile: B.J. Carson

11/18/2008

Hometown: Inola, Okla.

Age: 59

Occupation: Retired from Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in Nov. 2007

Education: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla.

Degree: B.S., Computer Science

How Long Bass Fishing: 5 years

How Started Bass Fishing: My love for bass fishing started when my husband and I bought our first bass boat — a fish 'n' ski model. We thought we would ski the grandkids more than we fished, but it turned out to be just the opposite. So, we upgraded to a real bass boat!

Career Dream: To win a WBT event and qualify for the WBT Championship.

Career Highlight: 10th place as a co-angler in the 2007 WBT Kentucky Lake tournament; 19th place as a co-angler in the 2007 WBT Lake Guntersville tournament

Favorite Bass Water: Grand Lake O' the Cherokees in Oklahoma

Big Bass: 5-pound largemouth from Lake Dardanelle, Ark., on a Texas rigged Senko

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Texas rigged plastic worms, lizards and tubes

Sponsors: Skeeter Boats; Morton Marine, Owasso, Okla.

Web site: www.bjcarsonfishing.com