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WBT Angler Profile: Stacy Zhelesnik

WBT pro Stacy Zhelesnik 

Hometown: Hoboken, N.J.

Age: 35

Occupation: Restaurant owner and television producer

High School: San Clemente, Calif.

College: School of Visual Arts in New York City, Film Directing

How Long Bass Fishing: 7 years

How Started Bass Fishing: I started bass fishing up in Lake Placid, N.Y., after I worked as a grip on the ESPN Great Outdoor Games.

Career Dream: To compete in all the WBT events and use my skills as a television producer to create new programming for women bass anglers.

Career Highlights: Fishing my first WBT event at Lake Guntersville. I had never fished with a woman before that event.

Favorite Bass Water: Lake Champlain, N.Y.

Big Bass: 5-0 largemouth in Sparta, N.J. on a root beer flake Mann's Finesse Worm

Favorite Fishing Technique or Style: Topwater and stickbaits

Sponsors: Kamikaze Bait Co., F-1 Air, On2 Technologies, International Cuisine, SafeSeniors.com

Web site: www.lunkergirl.com