WBT Angler Profile: Jamie Patrick

WBT pro Jamie Patrick 

Hometown: Dawsonville, Ga.

Age: 40

Occupation: Owner — Mercury/Mercruiser Service Department

High School: Campbell County Comprehensive High School

College: Cumberland College, Lincoln Memorial University

How Long Bass Fishing: 35 years

How Started Bass Fishing: My family

Career Dream: To encourage and promote the sport of professional bass fishing until my dying day and to make a positive impact along the way...

Career Highlights: 2007 WBT Stop 3 — Lake Guntersville, 14th place

Favorite Bass Water: Norris Lake, Tenn.

Big Bass: 6-pound, 6-ounce smallmouth from Norris Lake, Tenn., on a brown and orange jig; 9-pound, 2-ounce largemouth from Lake Amistad, Texas, on a jerkbait

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Flipping

Sponsors: K & J Marine, Starboard Marine Enterprises, Norris Craft Boats, Williamson & Associates

My Grandfather founded Norris Craft Boat Company in LaFollette, Tenn., in 1954.