Chad Pipkens Angler Profile

This is Chad Pipkens professional bass angler profile and tournament history including Bassmaster, BFL, EverStart, FLW Tour and other rankings (updated 3/1/2022).

Chad Pipkens

Chad Pipkens Elite Series Angler headshot


Dewitt MI




6′ 1″


185 lbs.


Professional Bass Angler

Other Occupation

Owns Full Color Painting (interior/exterior painting – currently active)



Career Earnings

$144,595 – FLW Outdoors;
$687,918 – B.A.S.S.

Top 10 Finishes (Wins)

40 (5)

Best Finish 2021

9th – Pickwick Lake Elite Series (Mar. 20-23)

Titles / Honors

Bassmaster Classic Qualifier: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2016, 2015; Bass Northern Open Lake St. Clair Champion 2014; Bassmaster Elite Series Angler: 2013-2022; Bassmaster Northern Opens Points Champion: 2016, 2012; FLW Tour Beaver Lake Champion (Co-Angler) 2012; 3 BFL Victories


Angling Stuff

Home Lake

Lake Erie

Favorite Lake

Lake Champlain

Favorite Technique


Primary Fishing Strength

Offshore Fishing

Largest one day catch

31 lbs. 15 oz.

Biggest Weakness

Power Fishing

Engine Sponsor


Boat Sponsor

Basscat Boats

Fishing Sponsors

Swate Fishing Co, Suzuki Marine, DD26, Douglas J Companies, Dakota Lithium, Perfection Lures, Flow-Rite, Gulf Electrical Solar, Damiki Fishing Tackle, BassCat Boats, Humminbird, Minn Kota, AFTCO, Sunline, ECSTAR, Titan Tungsten, 4×4 Bass Jigs, Costa Del Mar, Hamby’s Beaching Bumpers, Lake Drive Marine and

Tow Vehicle



Personal Stuff


Melanie (wife), Baby Pip (daughter – Emerie)

Favorite Food

Pizza and sushi, but not at the same time!

Favorite Music

Country, Hip Hop, a little bit of everything

When not Fishing

Outdoors! Play and ref hockey, hang out with family/friends, yard games, anything around water – water sports, hunting, running, tailgating, snowboard and golf.

Why I fish

I love everything about it! The nature, competition, speed, adrenaline rush and the challenge!!

Chad Pipkens’ Bassmaster ANGLER PROFILE

Chad Pipkens’ FLW Fishing ANGLER PROFILE

Chad Pipkens’ BassFan ANGLER PROFILE