Meet Kyle Wilmoth
January 2019 Bass IQ Angler of the Month
This month we focus on the expanded profile feature in the Bass IQ App and how high school anglers can use it to get noticed.
Our January AOTM is Kyle Wilmoth, Freshman angler at Central Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Kyle is coached by Andy Perry, and his parents are Steve and Michelle Wilmoth.
Like many dedicated high school anglers, Kyle was introduced to bass fishing at a young age. His dad Steve says, “we used to have a crib that we would put on the deck of the boat when we went to the lake. Kyle has been fishing all his life.”
Kyle dreams of becoming a touring pro and he also has an interest in aerospace design. He is a very active high-schooler and fishes every tournament he can while keeping his grades in check, promoting his team and sponsors, and still finding time to volunteer.
Kyle has been a user of the Bass IQ High School Fishing App since it was launched, and he was one of the first to add detailed profile data to his user account once the expanded profile fields were added. Creating a clear and comprehensive profile that is kept up-to-date enhances your visibility to college coaches and others in the bass fishing industry (including your peers). It’s a great way to learn the value of a “fishing resume” and connect you with your team and sponsors in a public way.
Have a look at Kyle’s Bass IQ App profile (below), and you’ll see what we consider to be a great example of how to use this valuable tool to promote yourself, your team and your sponsors.
High School Angler
School (if applicable)
Central Hardin High School
Grade Level (if applicable)
GPA (if applicable)
3.5 to 3.7
Sponsors (if applicable)
Club Sponsors only, ex: Yum Brands, Denali Rods, Renegade Marine and Days Pro Bass
College Interest (if applicable)
University of Kentucky
Tournament History (if applicable)
2017 Season- Kentucky Bass Federation Barren River – 1st; Bluegrass Bassmasters Tournaments- 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Participated in USA Next Generation. 2018 Season- Kentucky Bass Federation – Barren River 2nd, Taylorsville Lake 1st, Green River Lake 4th, Bluegrass Bassmasters Tournaments – Team Angler of the Year Runner Up, Nolin Lake 3rd,
Community Service (if applicable)
Feeding America Volunteer
Lives in Elizabethtown, Ky, Attends Central Hardin High School. Currently studying Areospace Tech at EC3, One of founding members of Bluegrass Bassmasters Bass Club, Favorite style of fishing, wacky rigging a Yum Dinger, Favorite rod, Denali Rods, best feeling rods you can buy for the money, Favorite lake is Barren River Lake or Nolin.
Bass IQ is all about helping high school anglers and teams be the best they can be. The Bass IQ App is free and we invite all high school and college anglers across the USA to get the app, share the app, and use the app! Stay tuned for more information on all the features of the Bass IQ App. Learn more about the value of hashtags in our article HERE.
As our January Angler of the Month, Kyle wins a $500 college fishing scholarship, an engraved portfolio, and a chance to win the Coaches’ Choice Angler of the Year awarded in May 2019.
All high school users of the Bass IQ App are eligible for awards and scholarships. Go HERE to download the app on your mobile device now.