Dareld “D.J.” Smetana, California

Dareld's been a member of NAF for nearly 20 years and spends over 200 days a year on the water. If you do the math since DJ's became a member that's at least 4000 days on the water, wow!

Hometown: Castaic, California

Member Since: 1995

Annual Days On The Water: 200-plus

Favorite Species: Large- and Smallmouth Bass

Best Catch: 10½-pound largemouth bass from shore

Top Waters: Castaic, Pyramid and Piru lakes, California

Quote: I love fishing, being outdoors and catching big bass! My favorite style is finesse fishing with light line and natural-pattern artificials. Fellow Club members can check out my YouTube channel, “MrRoboRipper.”

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