Ask the Pros Panel
Tom Hankins was born in Lacon, IL, with the Illinois river in his backyard. That’s where his love for fishing began. His childhood passion for catching fish has lead into his adult life. Hankins’ greatest accomplishments include winning two Crappie USA Super Events, two Indiana Slab Master Classics and being a two-time point champion in the Indiana Slab Masters. Currently, Hankins sits in 4th place in the points race for the 2018 American Crappie Trail. Hankins enjoys being competitive on every event and likes meeting new people while doing so.