Archive for January, 2013
January 24, 2013 9:05 pm
DEL RIO, Texas - Realistically, Lake Amistad's bass aren't going to run out of water anytime soon. However, the continued decline in water level - a function of downstream agricultural needs - took its toll on the leaderboard one day one of the EverStart Series Texas Division opener.
DEL RIO, Texas - You know the water's dropping briskly when anglers spot fresh, green hydrilla lying high and (nearly) dry. That report from Ranger pro Stephen Johnston frames the scenario facing EverStart Series Texas Division competitors on Lake Amistad.
January 23, 2013 12:33 pm
The 2013 Walmart BFL season continues with the first tournament of the Cowboy division on Saturday, Feb. 2, on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing in each event for top awards up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively.
To me, the jig is the most versatile big-fish lure for late winter and early spring. In highland lakes, the bigger bass - largemouths, spots and smallmouths - are moving toward the shore and holding in groups in the places where the last deep water meets shallower water.
January 21, 2013 2:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, announced the opening of registration for the 2013 FLW Fantasy Fishing season. FLW Fantasy Fishing changed the era of fantasy sports in its inaugural season in 2008 by awarding the largest prizes in fantasy sports history. Today, FLW Fantasy Fishing continues to captivate players throughout the world by offering some of the richest prizes in fantasy sports.
January 19, 2013 9:37 pm
OROVILLE, Calif. - The Eastern Washington University team of Jarred Walker of Moses Lake, Wash., and Nick Barr of Lacey, Wash., won the FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on Lake Oroville Saturday with five bass weighing 9 pounds, 8 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Western Conference Invitational tournament.
Despite a difficult tournament, Ryan Friend managed to shake off some rookie nerves, pull off some last-minute heroics and turn in a stellar three-day performance resulting in a total weight of 37 pounds, 5 ounces - good enough to capture the very first EverStart Series title of his career.
OROVILLE, Calif. - After finishing in second place at an EverStart Series event on the California Delta last year, Jack Farage of Discovery Bay, Calif., never stopped thinking about what it would be like to experience his first FLW victory. Well, after today, he won't have to speculate anymore.
January 18, 2013 8:06 pm
OROVILLE, Calif. - Heading into Friday's EverStart Series competition on Lake Oroville, Wayne Breazeale of Kelseyville, Calif., was in fifth place, 1 pound off the lead. Today, however, Breazeale made sure that he wouldn't be in a position to chase anyone entering the finals.
January 17, 2013 7:30 pm
OROVILLE, Calif. - As expected, the first day of 2013 EverStart Series Western Division competition on Lake Oroville featured a tight contest from the outset. In fact, by the time Thursday's weigh-in had concluded, weights were so bunched up that only 4 pounds separated eighth place from 93rd - a remarkable statistic to say the least.