1. Where were you born and raised?
Hunter: I was born and raised in Shelbyville, TN. I moved to Orlando a few years ago.
Zack: I was born in Kissimme, Fl then moved to Washington for 7yrs and moved back to Oviedo, Fl 4 1/2 yrs ago.
2. How did you get started in bass fishing?
Hunter: When I was younger, my father would literally carry me fishing with him. I grew to naturally love bass fishing.
Zack: Mostly Shiner fishing with my dad when I was younger. I grew up mainly fishing Charlotte harbor for redfish and trout.
3. Who were some of your earliest fishing heroes?
Hunter: My earliest fishing heroes are Roland Martin and Bill Dance. I always loved to watch their TV shows and see the huge bass they would catch.
Zack: Definitely Jimmy Houston and Bill Dance. I always wished I could fish with them.
4. What's the biggest bass you've ever caught?
Hunter: Unfortunately, the biggest bass I've ever caught was not weighed. It was estimated right at 10 lbs though.
Zack: I caught an 8 1/2 pounder while fishing live shriners with my dad on Lake Kissimme.
5. What do you love most about bass fishing?
Hunter: Every time you go bass fishing, or any fishing for that matter, you are faced with the challenge of catching fish. Sometimes it is easier than other times. But the challenge is what I love the most.
Zack: I've learned how much of a learning process it has been coming from mainly fishing saltwater.
6. Where is your favorite place to fish for bass and why?
Hunter: My favorite place to bass fish is on the Duck River in middle Tennessee. I grew up fishing this river and I will always enjoy going back there.
Zack: My family has a couple of camps in northern Maine on East Grand Lake. the water is crystal clear and full of bass.
7. Do you have any fishing superstitions?
Hunter: No bananas on the boat.
Zack: No bananas on the boat.
8. What goals have you yet to accomplish in your bass fishing career?
Hunter: My bass fishing career has just begun so there are many goals I have left to achieve. Just to name a few: win the Collegiate National Championship, compete on the FLW/BASS circuit, fish in the Bassmaster Classic or Forrest Wood Cup.
Zack: Making the UCF Bass team was my first goal and hopefully not the last I will achieve.
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