RESUME

Ryan Buddie

33796 Bainbridge Rd, North Ridgeville, OH 44039
440-666-3265 Email: ryan.buddie@gmail.com
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TOURNAMENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 2nd Place Pro 2017 National Walleye Tour, Lake Erie, OH
  • 5th Place Pro 2015 National Walleye Tour, Green Bay, WI
  • 3rd Place 2012 MWC World Walleye Championship
  • 2011, ’12, ’13, ’14 MWC World Walleye Championship Qualifier
  • 2010 National Masters Walleye Circuit Team of the Year
  • 2010 Lake Erie Walleye Trail Team of the Year
  • 2009 Runner-up Lake Erie Walleye Trail Team of the Year

MEDIA

  • Costal Magazine writer
  • 122,000 Youtube video hits
  • 192 YouTube subscribers
  • 12,000 annual website hits at buddiefishing.com
  • 2,000 + Facebook followers
  • 583 Facebook page likes
  • 642 Twitter followers

WORK EXPERIENCE

BUDDIE CHARTERS
Charter Captain/Small Business Owner, Northeast, OH February 2012-present

  • Specializing in 1-3 person teaching charters for Lake Erie Walleye
  • Requires strong self-motivation, marketing skills and customer service

DELTA AIR LINES
Airline Pilot, Detroit, MI base April 2015 – present

  • First officer on a Boeing 757/767 flying all over the world
  • Flexible schedule

TOGIAK RIVER FISHING ADVENTURES
Fishing Guide, Bristol Bay, AK Summers ’03, ’04, ’06, ’08, ’09, ’10, ‘11

  • Fly fishing, conventional gear and spin fishing with VIP clients
  • Requires excellent communication skills, strong customer service, keen instincts, customer safety and responsibility, self motivation, and sound work ethic

EXPRESSJET AIRLINES
Airline Pilot, Cleveland, OH base November 2006 – April 2015

  • First officer on an Embrear 145, 50 passenger regional jet, flying for Continental and United Express

OHIO STEELHEAD DRIFTERS
Fishing Guide, Northeast, OH October 2009-2014

  • Fly Fishing and bait fishing on the rivers of Northeast Ohio’s steelhead alley
  • Requires keen local knowledge, adaptability to constantly changing river and weather conditions

OHIO UNIVERSITY
Staff Flight Instructor, Athens, OH September 2005-October 2006

  • Taught Private through Multi-Engine flight and ground instruction for students enrolled in the University’s FAR Part 141 flight training program
  • Part 141 approved stage check instructor

 

EDUCATION

B.S. in Aviation, Flight Education Option
OHIO UNIVERSITY, Athens, OH June 2005

  • Areas of study and training included: Airline Operations and Management, Air Traffic Control, Turbine Powerplants, Aviation Safety and Crew Resource Management
  • 3.7 cumulative GPA

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • National Professional Anglers Association, NPAA #443
  • U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Officers License, Great Lakes and Inland Waters

 

WALLEYE FISHING TOURNAMENTS

2017

  • 2nd/152 National Walleye Tour, Lake Erie, Huron, OH April 12-13

2016

  • 105th/154 National Walleye Tour, Lake Erie, Sandusky, OH April 21-22
  • 132nd/140 National Walleye Tour, Co-Angler, Lake Winnebago, Oshkosh, WI May 26-27
  • 88th/137 National Walleye Tour, Sturgeon Bay, WI, June 23-24
  • 1st/10 NTC Side Pot Tournament, CJ Brown Reservoir, Springfield OH, August 6
  • 1st/14  Western Ohio Walleye Club, CJ Brown Reservoir, August 6-7
  • 3rd/37 Fall Rumble, Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH, November 12
  • 8th /1600 Fall Brawl Walleye Derby, Lake Erie, OH, October 30th – December 3rd

2015

  • 5th/25 AIM Weekend Walleye Series, Port Clinton, OH May 3
  • 5th/129 National Walleye Tour, Green Bay, WI July 24-25
  • 15th/50 Eric Lewis Memorial Tournament, Avon, OH August 22
  • 41st/49 MWC World Walleye Championship, Huron, OH October 22-24
  • 4th/50 Cleveland Cold Water Classic, Cleveland, OH November 21

2014

  • 12th/84 Masters Walleye Circuit, Spring Valley, March 29-30
  • 24th/114 Masters Walleye Circuit, Detroit River, April 18-19
  • 12th/104 National Walleye Tour, Detroit River, April 25-27
  • 24th/64 Masters Walleye Circuit, Kinzua Reservoir, July 11-12
  • 24th/55 Masters Walleye Circuit, Huron Ohio, September 26-27

2013

  • 21st/50     Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Fenwick Marina, March 30
  •  7th/82       Masters Walleye Circuit, Huron, OH, May 17-18
  •  33rd/129   National Walleye Tour, Port Clinton, OH, June 14-15
  • 3rd/35       Hooks for Hunger, Avon, OH, July 6
  •  27th/113   Masters Walleye Circuit, Sault Ste Marie, August 22-23
  •  27th/180   National Team Championships, Sault Ste Marie, August 22-23
  •  21st/45     MWC World Walleye Championship, Bay de Noc, Oct 17-19

2012

  • 39th/154   Masters Walleye Circuit, Spring Valley, March 24-25
  • 20th/50     Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Fenwick Marina, April 1
  • 67th/97     Masters Walleye Circuit, Detroit River, April 13-14
  • 6th/50       Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Marblehead, April 28
  • 2nd/35      CYC Battle of Lake Erie, Rocky River, June 16
  • 5th/50       Lake Erie Walleye Trail Championship, Huron, June 23-24
  • 53rd/133   Masters Walleye Circuit, Lake Winnebago, June 28-29
  • 3rd/48       MWC World Walleye Championship, Mississippi River, October 18-20

2011

  • 1st /50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Fenwick Marina, April 2
  • 31st/113 Masters Walleye Circuit, Detroit River, April 16-17
  • 14th/50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Marblehead, April 30
  • 36th/50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Sandusky, May 14
  • 17th/83 Masters Walleye Circuit, Sandusky, May 20
  • 7th/42 Lake Erie Walleye Trail Championship, Huron, June 6
  • 3rd/35 CYC Battle of Lake Erie, Rocky River, June 18
  • 26th/221 National Team Championship, Bay de Noc, August 5-6
  • 30th/136 Masters Walleye Circuit, Bay de Noc, August 5-6
  • 12th/37 Masters Walleye Circuit Championship, Mississippi River, October 13-15

2010

  • 14th/50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Fenwick Marina, April 3
  • 18th/104 Masters Walleye Circuit, Detroit River, April 16-17
  • 5th/50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Sandusky, May 15
  • 14th/60 Fish Huron, Huron, May 20
  • 2nd/78 Masters Walleye Circuit, Sandusky, June 18-19
  • 2nd/50 Lake Erie Walleye Trail, Huron, June 26
  • 3rd/82 Masters Walleye Circuit, Saginaw Bay, August 6-7
  • 11th/96 Masters Walleye Circuit, Bay De Noc, September 11-12
  • 2010 Masters Walleye Circuit Team of the Year
  • 2010 Lake Erie Walleye Trail Team of the Year

2009

  • 43rd/124 FLW Co-Angler, Port Clinton, April 15
  • 6th/15 Stars and Strikes, Cleveland, May 16
  • 5th/30 CYC Battle of Lake Erie, Rocky River, June 20
  • 5th/34 Lake Erie Walleye Trail Migration Open, Ashtabula, June 27
  • 2nd/26 Lake Erie Walleye Trail Championship, Sheffield Lake, July 26
  • 29th/105 Hawgfest, Vermillion, September 19
  • 2009 Runner-Up Lake Erie Walleye Trail Team of the Year

2008

  • 2nd/33 CYC Battle of Lake Erie, Rocky River, June 28
  • 2nd/20 E.55th Bob Burlington Memorial, Cleveland, July 5
  • 4th/105 Hawgfest, Vermillion, September 20

2007

  • 5th/28 CYC Battle of Lake Erie, Rocky River, June 23

 

SEMINARS

  • Cleveland Mid America Boat show: Jan 14-23, 2011, Jan 13-22, 2012, 2,000 attendees
  • Bass Pro Shops, Toledo OH: Feb 12, 2011, 200 attendees
  • Off Shore Tackle Workshop: Feb 26, 2011, 100 attendees
  • Grady White Boat Owners Club: March 12, 2011, 100 attendees
  • Lake Erie Walleye Wisdom Seminar: January 28-29, 2012, 250 attendees
  • Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs:  May 4th, 2012, 25 attendees
  • Cleveland Fishing Association: October 8th, 2012, 25 attendees
  • Cleveland Mid America Boat show: Jan 11-19, 2013
  • Lake Erie Walleye Wisdom Seminar: February 2-3, 2013
  • Cleveland Mid America Boat Show: January 16-20, 2014
  • Lake Erie Walleye Wisdom Seminar: February 8-9, 2014
  • Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs: May 9th, 2014
  • Vic’s Sports Center Open House, March 7-8, 2015
  • Walleye Wisdom Seminar – Vics – February 7-8, 2015
  • Cleveland Boat Show Seminar – January 15, 2015
  • Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs Kids Clinic – May 8th, 2015
  • Cleveland Boat Show, January 8-9, 2016
  • Walleye Wisdom Seminar – Vics – February 6-7, 2016
  • Vic’s Sports Center Open House, February 27-28, 2016