Story & Photos
P R E -F ISH I NG
BY JODY ONLY
One of the four BIG BASS trophies Borofka has claimed in an FLW series.
preparing for a new fishery with Jason Borofka
n 2006, Jason Borofka of Salinas, Calif.
launched on to the FLW Outdoor tournament
scene with an All American Series Champion-
ship held on Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Ala. Although the event felt a world away for the
California angler, he put his first cross country
FLW championship event to rest with an 8th in
the standings. His finish
earned him a spot as one
of the first pro qualifiers for
the 2007 $2 million Forrest
Wood Cup in Hot Springs,
Ark., where he fished his
way to 14th.
Over the next seven years, Borofka knocked out another six top-10’s in FLW events, including his most recent in Feb. 2014 at Lake Havasu in Arizona, where he claimed the runner-up position.
Although he lives and works in the Golden State, Borofka’s tournaments have taken him out of his home state to areas that he has had little to no experience
with. To make the most of
his short pre fish time, he
has refined his pre practice
methods to enhance his
Another of Borofka’s 10-plus that earned a BIG BASS award. Photo by Vince Meyer