Andy Ortega

Andy Ortega

I am 14 years old and a member of the Texas Bass Federation.  My educational goals are to attend college and major in fresh water biology.  Currently I am an 8th grade student enrolled in the advanced placement curricula at Bowie Jr. High.  I am a member of AVID, participate in competitive swimming, dancing, and volunteer with the Make-A-Wish kids fishing tournament.  My dream is to become a bass pro angler.  Below is a list of my fishing achievements:

 

  • 2008 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation State Championship 3rd Place Casting Kids
  • 2009 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation State Championship 1st Place Casting Kids
  • 2009 Central Division Bass Master Casting Kids Championship 1st Place in Arkansas
  • 2009 National Finalist Bass Master Casting Kids Championship 3rd Place in Florida
  • 2010 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation West Region Angler of the Year 11-14 Age Division
  • 2010 Tony Gibson Memorial Achievement Award
  • 2010 Texas Parks & Wildlife “Catch & Release” State Record Largemouth Bass Adult Program
  • 2010 Texas Parks & Wildlife “Catch & Release” State Record Largemouth Bass Junior Program
  • 2010 Texas Parks & Wildlife “Catch & Release” Water Body Record Largemouth Bass Adult Program
  • 2010 Texas Parks & Wildlife “Catch & Release” Water Body Record Largemouth Bass Junior Program
  • 2010 Texas Parks & Wildlife Water Body Record White Bass Junior Program
  • 2011 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation State Championship 2nd Place 11-14 Age Division Sam Rayburn Reservoir
  • 2011 Texas FLW Federation State Championship 2nd Place 11-14 Age Division Eagle Mountain Lake
  • 2011 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation West Region Angler of the Year 11-14 Age Division
  • 2012 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation Nation State Championship 2nd Place 11-14 Age Division Lake Amistad
  • 2012 Texas B.A.S.S. Federation West Region Angler of the Year 11-14 Age Division