Fishing Legend Jimmy Houston will be at Free Grace United Elk River for one night only on Sat, Sept 10 @ 6 pm. Come join us for this special worship service!
Jimmy Houston, America’s Favorite Fisherman, is in his 45th year on national television. Jimmy Houston Outdoors airs on CBS SPORTS; WFN, Discovery Channel, Pursuit, You Too America; My Family TV; Action Network; Heartland TV, and The AT&T Sports Southwest network. Houston has won over a million dollars in bass tournaments. He has fished 15 BASSMaster Classics and won the B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year title in both 1976 and 1986. A legendary angler, Jimmy was inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Professional Bass Fishing Hall of Fame in 2002. He was inducted into the IGFA Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame and the Legends of the Outdoors Hall of Fame in 2008. In 2016, he celebrated his 50th year of fishing national Tournaments. In 2017, he was awarded the National Lewis and Clark Conservation Award along with Bill Dance and Roland Martin. In 2017, Jimmy was presented a Bass Pro Shop Angler of the Century award.
Jimmy has written five books including Caught Me a Big’un which was a #1-selling fishing book. Hooked for Life and The Reel Line are spiritual and inspirational collections taken from fishing situations. His latest book, Catch of the Day (released in 2012), is a 365-day devotional built around fishing tips, tales, and events.
Jimmy is a deacon at Midway Hill Baptist Church near Sulphur, OK. Jimmy and his wife Chris reside in Southern Oklahoma. They have two children, 3 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.