The 2014 Angler of the Year is Cutoff Louisiana pro, Paul Dufrene. Paul used consistency with 2 fourth place finishes and 1 fifth place finish to secure his first ever Angler of the Year Award. *Paul joins the top 10 anglers of the Final Points Standings in qualifying for the 2015 Yellowfin Classic that kicks off the 2015 season in Chalmette, LA..
*Note: by winning the first of 3 opens of the 2014 season, Paul received an automatic bye into the Classic Championship.
Paul thanked his mom and stated, “$10,000.00 for angler of year was awesome, but doing it against some of the best saltwater anglers around is an accomplishment I will always hold dear…thanks to everyone that made it possible”.
Paul weighed in a total of 248.39 pounds of redfish during the 2014 season, had 0 dead fish and took home over $40,000.00 in cash winnings on his 2 fourth’s and 1 fifth place finish, team of the year award, big bag bonus dollars and his open victory.
All in all a great season for one Paul Dufrene and one that, in his words, he will always remember. Congratulations Paul, it’s obvious by your friends comments and congratulations it was a hard fought, well deserved accomplishment.