"I do most of my fishing over at GW Fins ... over by Tenney (Flynn) and say, 'Hey bro, how ya been? Cast a line right over to that corner table. I bet you catch something nice with some almonds on it."
As it turns out, McConnell also digs the outdoors.
"Me and my son love to go hoggin.' Oh, hog hog and mo' hog," says McConnell.
On the water, McConnell's no slacker either. He's a Louisiana boy who doesn't mind putting his name on a redfish.