Michael Murphy

About Michael Murphy

Michael's Angling Profile

Hometown Originally from Plainfield, IN. Currently resides in Gilbert, SC
Age 39
Height 6'5"
Weight 250 lbs.
Family Kristi (wife), Karina (daughter), Lucas (Son)
Education Purdue University — Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences
Previous Occupation After college, Sales Management, lure designer, and Public Relations from 2004-present for various fishing related companies.
Current Occupation Real Estate Agent at Lake Homes Realty.
Angling Hero(s) "My family growing up — we spent much of my time growing up in the outdoors, camping, fishing, hiking, and boating. My fascination with fishing just dominated and it became more than a hobby, even in the beginning, it was more of an obsession. They really got me into it."
Home Lake Lake Murray, SC
Favorite Lake Lake Murray, SC
Second Favorite Lake Anything on the Tennessee River
Least Favorite Deep clear lakes
Favorite Technique Topwater
Primary Fishing Strength Flipping and Pitching
Secondary Fishing Strength Suspended Fish (Topwater/Jerkbaits)
Boat (Sponsor) Falcon
Motor (Sponsor) Mercury
Sponsors Falcon Bass Boats, Reins Fishing, ima Lures, Optimum Baits, Lew's, Humminbird, MinnKota, Talon, Mercury Marine, SeaStar, Strike King, Greenfish Tackle, Bass Boat Technologies, and G2 Gemini.
Tow Vehicle GMC Yukon XL Denali
Why He Fishes "I love the outdoors, the tournament competition, and the people you meet along the way."
When Not Fishing "Spending time with my wife and family."
Favorite Food "Steak, Sushi, Pizza or a good pasta."
Favorite Music "I listen to just about anything that you can understand the words with a good beat and a good message."
Favorite Movie "Anything comedy or based on a true story."
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