18 Mar Wade Bales
Wade Bales owns Quality Lakes Inc. based in South Carolina. Wade obtained his B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences (Fisheries Management) at Auburn University. Prior to launching Quality Lakes in 2004, Wade worked with the SC Department of Natural Resources for 15 years. While at SCDNR he held many positions including District Fisheries Biologist, Region III Fisheries Section Coordinator, Marketing Committee Chairman for the Agency, and finally Chief of the Freshwater Fisheries Section. Over the past 10 years he has assisted with the setup and administration of aquatic resource use and promotion within private communities in addition to recreational sportfish and aquatic vegetation management, lake design, and water quality management. Wade's spare time is spent with his wife and four children fishing, hunting and enjoying the outdoors.