WBT Angler Profile: Mary Croft

WBT pro Mary Croft 

Hometown: Bedford, Va.

Age: 41

Occupation: Switcher/Driver

High School: Timberlake Christian

How Long Bass Fishing: 17 years

How Started Bass Fishing: A really good friend and I had always fished. He and I tried to learn bass fishing and eventually joined local club. That helped a lot!

Career Dream: It's always been my dream to fish at a professional level. When the WBT came along it was a dream come true. The first year I fished it on the co-angler side, had a blast and met some great ladies who taught me a great deal.

Career Highlights: Fishing the first ever WBT Championship was the greatest thing yet.

Favorite Bass Water: Smith Mountain Lake and Kerr Reservoir

Big Bass: 7-3 largemouth caught from Smith Mountain Lake on a spinnerbait

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Soft plastics and jigs

Sponsors: Quantum, Castaway, Warden Lures, Hildebrandt spinnerbaits, Smelly Jelly, Poe's crankbaits, Digginupbones