James "Worldwide" Watson

MLF Professional Bass Fisherman

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James “JMFW WORLDWIDE” Watson is known for his quick wit and knack for jokes on the water. The real-estate mogul has used his success in residential real estate sales to fuel his passion for fishing. As a self-made angler and former United States Army Drill Sergeant he equally enjoys balancing the competition and the business sides of the bass community. From a BASS Open victory to the Bassmaster Classic and a win at Lake Norris during the FLW Invitational, Watson promotes fishing on a WORLDWIDE level. Additionally, James has qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup and the Texas Toyota Bass Classic during his duration fishing the FLW Tour (now known as Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit), BASS Opens, PAA and Major League Fishing. He is also a member of the US Bass Team and has competed in the Black Bass Championship in 2017 in South Africa and in 2018 in Mexico. Bringing home the gold medal with the team in 2018 and plans to compete at Lake Murray in 2022.In 2018, he received the Forrest L. Wood Sportsmanship and Community Leadership Award per his involvement in FLW Community Outreach. He prides himself on his personality, often gaining him media attention, which positively promotes his sponsors. All eyes are watching where James “WORLDWIDE” Watson will go with his professional fishing career. You can find James fishing Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour as well as attending charity events when it fits his schedule

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