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Oakdale fishing expert Randy Pierson talks about love for fishing

Randy Pierson of Oakdale knows a thing or two about fishing. He knows enough, in fact, to be able to live on it. “Is it crazy to dream of this? Anyone who fishes, this is their dream and I made it,” said Pierson. at an early age. Pierson said he was around 3-4 years old when he went fishing on family camping trips. But the doors really opened in 2018 at the Bass Nation Championship on Pickwick Lake, Alabama where he went and won.This victory earned him an invitation to the Bassmaster’s Classic and a spot in the Bassmasters Elite Series. “It’s the best in the world and it’s a revelation. I used to think I was damn good on the West Coast but I went back to the East and I’m not as good as I thought,” Pierson said. His best result on the circuit came in July on Lake Champlain. “It was exciting. I had the film crews with me and I finished 19th and third after day one.” As to his goals for the coming season: let him fly. meet at the Chicken Ranch Casino in Jamestown on Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Randy Pierson of Oakdale knows a thing or two about fishing. He knows enough, in fact, to be able to live on it.

“Is it crazy to dream of this? Anyone who fishes, this is their dream and I made it,” said Pierson.

Sport trained him at a young age. Pierson said he was around 3-4 years old when he went fishing on family camping trips.

But the doors really opened in 2018 at the Bass Nation Championship on Pickwick Lake in Alabama where he went to win the entire competition.

This victory earned him an invitation to the Bassmaster’s Classic and a place in the Bassmasters Elite Series.

“It’s the best in the world and it’s a revelation. I used to think I was damn good on the West Coast, but I went back to the East and I’m not as good as I thought I was, ”said Pierson.

His best result on the circuit came in July on Lake Champlain.

“It was exciting. I had the film crews with me and I finished 19th and third after day one.

As for his goals for the coming season: Let it fly.

Pierson is hosting a meetup at the Chicken Ranch Casino in Jamestown on Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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