Coulter’s wealth of bass fishing and life experiences bode well for his 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series rookie season. He finished fifth in the Northern Open point standings last year and has made the money in 10 of the 15 Bassmaster Opens he has competed in.
But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Coulter’s love of bass fishing was instilled in him when he was growing up, just outside of Philadelphia. It began when his father, Rich Coulter, returned from the U.S. Marine Corps after a stint in Vietnam.
“My dad started a local bass club,” Coulter said. “I’ve still got one of their team jackets with a 1975 B.A.S.S. patch on it and an old Jelly Worm patch.”
Most of the snapshots from Coulter’s youth show him holding a fishing rod.
“My goal was to be a Bassmaster fisherman,” Coulter said.
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