ABT Angler Profile – Alex Roy

1545825_566310350129108_419663003_nWith angling talent and experience beyond his years Alex Roy is a young guy on a mission. A mission to fish as much as he can and catch as many different fish as he’s able.

Based on Queensland’s Gold Coast Roy loves nothing more than tangling with the area’s legendary jack population or harassing bass in Robina Lakes.

Find out what fuels his fishing passion and what drives his desire to compete and learn.



  1. Name, age, and location– Alex roy, age 19, lives gold coast qld
  2. How long have you been fishing ABT events– since 2011
  3. Greatest achievement in tournament angling– only fished 5 abt events finished top 5 in 3. 1st 2012 ABT classic grand final, 5th 2013 abt bass electric round at clarry hall, 2nd 2014 maroon bass electric
  4. Preferred tournament species both
  5. Favourite tournament location– Gold coast
  6. Your go-to technique– reaction bite off pontoons
  7. Your favourite lure– Top water, osp 76 bent minnow crank, Imakatsu IS wasp 50
  8. Your most feared competitor– I see everyone as equal on the water anyone can win a comp.
  9. What, if any, sponsors do you have-Fish tec solutions, distributor of OSP, Imakatsu, Toray, EDGE
  10. How many days a month do you fish. I fish 3 days a week
  11. How much a year would you spending on tournament tackle– Hard question, as I work in a tackle store so its more like a constant flow of cash!!!
  12. Dream fishing location– PNG for black bass.
  13. Most embarrassing moment in a tournament– fishing the 2013 gold coast abt bream round and driving up to the check point and after my live well and life jackets had been checked my motor wouldn’t start for a good 5 min I was trying to get it started then someone recommended that I put my kill switch back in……..
  14. Favourite place to eat on the road– Subway!!!!!!
  15. How many tournament donuts have you had to eat– non so far, touch wood
  16. 1 outfit, 1 lure, 1 location– EDGE 701 isr, daiwa certate 2004, 0.6pe Toray sea bass, Imakatsu is wasp 50, Nerang river.
  17. The tournament moment that broke your heart– I wouldn’t say it broke my hart but my team mate at 2014 maroon bass electric round beat me by 40g to secure 1st.
  18. Superstitions and rituals– always listen to the voices in your head.
  19. Hardest venue– Hinze, I can never find a consistent pattern
  20. Dream fishing companion– Id love to go over to the stated and spend a day on the water with KVD!!!!!

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