Jake
Whitaker

Sponsors

Mercury
Triton
Abu Garcia
Lowrance
T-H Marine
ALX Rods
Navionics
Power-Pole
TrueSouth Custom Lures
ISM Inc.
Big League Camp
Bizz Baits

Biography

Jake Whitaker is in his 3rd year on the Bassmaster Elite Series. The 2018 Bassmaster Rookie of the Year has qualified for the Bassmaster Classic both of his years on tour. In college at UNC Charlotte, Whitaker won the 2014 National Championship and is a two-time College Classic bracket competitor. His highest Elite Series finish is 5th place at the 2018 Sabine River and 2020 St. Johns River.

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Personal Info

Hometown

Fairview, 
North Carolina

Birthdate

March 31, 1992

Hobbies

Hunting, outdoor sports

Content

Stick to your guns

Stick to your guns

By Jake Whitaker

I’m pleased that I qualified for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic in my first year of fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series. But I’d be lying if I said I was satisfied with finishing 27th in the Toyota...

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