My name is Kathy Tirone and I live in Clearfield, Kentucky with my husband, Stephen Tirone. I have 3 sons, Benjamin, Jamie and Corey. I also have one grandson, Jaxon, who is 2 years old. I have worked for State Farm Insurance for 27 years.
I have always loved fishing, hiking and being outdoors. I was fortunate to have an uncle that would take my brothers and me fishing when I was a child. When we couldn’t go with him fishing we would fish a creek on the farm where I grew up. I had the pleasure of introducing my sons to fishing and hope to do the same with my grandson.
My husband and I just started tournament fishing 4 years ago as co-ed anglers in the local USA Bassin Club. We have one 1st place finish in regular season and a 7th place finish in the co-ed classic.
I am always trying to learn more about fishing and just happened to see an LBAA video on You Tube. I was thrilled to learn that there was an association for women anglers. I joined right away but didn’t actually fish a tournament until the next year. I fished my 1st tournament as a co-angler in June of 2018 on Kentucky Lake and absolutely loved it. 2019 is my first year participating in the entire tournament tour as a co-angler.
My sponsor is Stephen Tirone Sculptures. He does bronze sculptures, marble carving and many other beautiful works of art. The support and encouragement I receive form him is what allows me to follow this dream.