WBT Angler Profile: Keri May

WBT angler Keri May 

Hometown: Maple Valley, Wash.

Age: 45

Occupation: Estimator

High School: Kennewick High

College: Columbia Basin College

How Long Bass Fishing: 8 years, 5 years tournament fishing

How Started Bass Fishing: I've always loved to fish for anything so when I met my husband who bass fished I had to try. Needless to say I was hooked, now I live and breathe bass.

Career Dream: Winning the WBT title

Career Highlights: First WBT tournament on Clarks Hill Reservoir. The Western Bass Club — Oldest Bass Club in Existence: 1st tournament win (Columbia River, Wallula Pool - Sept. 2006); 2nd (Riffe Lake Tournament - June 2008); 3rd (Columbia River, Wallula Pool - Aug. 2008); 4-time Female Angler of the Year (2003, 2004, 2007, 2008); 3rd overall in open division (2008); 4-time Couple of the Year (with husband).

Favorite Bass Water: Columbia River, Wallula Pool

Big Bass: 7.5-pound largemouth on Lake Fork using a War Eagle spinnerbait; 4.12-pound smallmouth on Lake Sammamish using a jig

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: I love to throw frogs but I use tubes and jigs the most. Spinnerbaits are fun when the bite is on.

Sponsors: Bassresource.com, JJ's Magic, Sure Life, KVD Line & Lure, Mega Strike

Pastime or Hobbies: I love to cook, watch movies and catch a NASCAR race now and then. I love days when I can spend time with my husband Glenn and our cat Clo-Bear just chilling after long weekends of fishing.