Horton ignores home-lake advantage
FLORENCE, Ala. -- Tim Horton carries all the credentials to make him the hands-down favorite to win this week's Bassmaster Elite Series on Pickwick Lake.
He grew up fishing the Tennessee River chain of lakes spreading across northern Alabama, including Pickwick, Wilson, and Wheeler lakes. He guided professionally year-round from 1993-99 on the famed fisheries. He attributes winning the 2000 Angler of the Year title in his rookie year to skills honed at both ends of the river.
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