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WBT Angler Profile: Lori Steele

8/11/2009

Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.

Age: 54

Occupation: Physician Assistant

High School: Newton High School, Newton, Kan.

College: University of Oklahoma

Degree: Bachelor of Science

How Long Bass Fishing: 2 years

How Started Bass Fishing: My brother-in-law bought a small bass boat and took me out fishing on Grand Lake with him. At first, I just fished for catfish and sand bass with worms and jigs during the summer months, and then I learned how to throw a crankbait and started catching largemouths. I've been "hooked" ever since!

Career Dream: I'm living it right now — my first year as a co-angler on the WBT

Career Highlights: Every tournament this year has been a highlight as I have the opportunity to fish with and learn from the best female anglers in the world

Favorite Bass Waters: Grand Lake O' the Cherokees, Okla.

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Crankbaits are my favorites, but I'm learning (and loving) soft plastics

Sponsors: My Family