WBT Angler Profile: Diane Smith

WBT pro Diane Smith 

Hometown: Fayetteville, Ga.

Age: 61

Occupation: Lab Technician

High School: Baker High School (Columbus, Ga.)

How Long Bass Fishing: I have fished all of my life, but I started bass fishing in 1975.

How Started Bass Fishing: A friend was a guide, and he encouraged me to try bass fishing since I loved fishing so much.

Career Dream: To encourage and inspire young girls to fish. To let them know that it's not just a sport for the guys.

Career Highlights: Working for over 10 years as a guide for the Handicapped Sportsman Association

Favorite Bass Waters: Lake Eufaula, Ala.

Big Bass: 13 pounds, 6 ounces from Deer Point Lake, Fla., on a grape worm

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Carolina rigging

Sponsors: Stay n Charge, Swormin' Hornet Lures

Pastime or Hobbies: Reading