Michael Wimberley

Michael Wimberley





July 16, 1977


Wife: Simone, Children:  Hunter, Ryan, Alexis


Chandler Faickney


Fishing, Hunting, Family Vacations

Team Name: Allied Industrial Sales

Partner Name: Chandler Faickney

Technique Strength: Deep Water Schools, Sight Fishing, Marsh

Technique Weakness: Jetties

Favorite Bay or Water: Anything Louisiana, Galveston Bay

Least Favorite Bay or Water: Corpus Christi

Favorite Bait: Swim Baits - If I'm fishing them then I'm in my favorite element.

Favorite Rod: Hook Spit Performance Rods. Is there any other brand?

Favorite Knot: Improved Fisherman. Great on braided line.

Favorite Boat: FCJ Boats. Custom built by hand and built tough for big bays like Galveston Bay.

Started Fishing At the Age Of: 5

Started Fishing Tournaments at the Age Of: 27

Do you get nervous before tournaments? Always nervous before tournaments because I'm going up against the best fisherman on the gulf coast.

Largest Slot Redfish caught to date: 9.75 pounds

Your most memorable fishing moment: Winning the Oakley Redfish Tournament.

Your biggest fishing influence: My father, Tom Wimberley, is my biggest fishing influence. My father put a respect for the outdoors in my hands at a very young age and I contribute my success and core values to him.


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