Meet Jimmy Houston

Jimmy Houston, Americas Favorite Fisherman has been on national television with Jimmy Houston Outdoors on VERSUS(OLN) (will be NBC Sports January 1, 2012), America One; Faith TV; America Media Group; Lone Star Network and National Religious Broadcasters. and Jimmy Houston’s Adventures on America One; Faith TV; AMG Network; Lone Star Network and National Religious Broadcasters. His show (JHO) consistently ranked as the #1 outdoors show on ESPN for 20 years and now on VERSUS(OLN) and the other networks.

A huge crowd favorite at bass tournaments and over 120 personal appearances a year, Jimmy represents most of American’s top outdoors related companies. Included are Chevy Trucks, Duracell Batteries, Ranger Boats, USReel, Booyah, PRADCO, Trilene, Mercury, Humminbird, Blakemore, Bass Pro Shop, Tracker, Lure Saver, South Fresh Feeds, Toad-a-Flauge Camo, Morrell Targets, Daiichi Hooks, Southeast Pond Management , Foster Grant Sunglasses, Line Keeper, Lucky Buck Minerals, Color-c-Lector, All Day Energy, Power Pole, Oklahoma Tourism, EZ Red Company, U.S.Reels, Toad-A-Flage Camouflage, HiTech Rods, Envirofit Rainwear and many more.

Jimmy is well known as the hardest working pro in the country. A deacon at First Southern Baptist Church of Keys, Jimmy speaks at many churches around the country.

Since winning The Oklahoma State Championship as a college senior in 1966, Jimmy Houston has gone on to win over a million dollars in bass tournaments. He has fished 15 BASSMaster Classics and won the B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year title in both 1976 and 1986.  He still fishes the FLW Series.

A legendary angler, Jimmy was inducted in to the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Professional Bass Fishing Hall of Fame in 2002. He was inducted into the IGFA Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame in 2008. Jimmy was named King of Sports for Fishing in 1989.  In June of 2004, the Jim Thorpe Association recognized Jimmy as the Jim Thorpe Man of the Year.

Thursday, February 21
SCHEDULE:
5:30 – Doors Open
5:45 – Food Served
7:15 – Program Begins
8:30 — Dismiss