Archive for December, 2013

Martin’s musings

December 19, 2013 6:10 am
As I write this blog I can't believe it is almost time for another season to start on the FLW Tour. Shortly after the New Year I'll be making the trek to Okeechobee for the Everstart and FLW Tour events. I love starting off the year in Florida, the surrounding community welcomes us and revolves around tournament fishing and it is always nice starting off the year in shorts and flip flops.

FLW Podcast Episode 10

December 18, 2013 3:26 pm
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During the latest episode, hosts Joe Opager and Jody White discuss the week's fishing news and interview Chevy team pro Jimmy Houston

Pro Tips Weekly: Jimmy Houston

7:32 am
Casting and fighting a fish aside, where you hold the tip of your fishing rod can make a big difference in whether you get bit and how well you set the hook. For instance, now that the water is getting cold and bass are getting the slows, it's time to break out suspending jerkbaits.

Tuesday Tour Update: Gagliardi hopes for a return to form in 2014

December 17, 2013 7:35 am
For the better part of the last decade, Chevy team pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, S.C., was a model of consistency. In fact, during a fantastic run from 2003 to 2010, Gagliardi qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup every single season. From 2003 through 2007, the South Carolina pro recorded four straight top-10 finishes at the Cup - an impressive feat by any metric.

Ask the experts

December 16, 2013 7:00 am
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If a brief window of unusually warm weather interrupts an extended period of cold weather, how drastic of an effect will the warm weather have on fishing patterns? What kinds of movements should I watch for from bass?

Smoke on the water: Thrift blogs about working with the media

December 13, 2013 8:17 am
Thanksgiving has come and gone in our house and now we are fully into Christmas mode. My wife tends to go a little overboard with the decorating and everything, but it's OK because Wylie really gets a kick out if it.

Redington reacts: Scouting bass for the NFL Draft

December 12, 2013 7:21 am
As the college football season winds down, blowhards and "know-it-alls" opine on the merits of young men's ability to play on Sundays, sizing them up like a county fair judge trying to pick a grand champion steer. But what if bass were eligible for the pro football draft? I suspect the scouting report for our finny friends might read something like this:

FLW Podcast Episode 9

December 11, 2013 3:41 pm
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During the latest episode, hosts Joe Opager and Jody White discuss the week's fishing news and interview Castrol team pro Mike Surman

Pro Tips Weekly: Jim Moynagh

7:38 am
There are lots of little things you can do as a fisherman that combine to improve efficiency in a big way. One mistake a lot of tournament anglers make, and I'm as guilty as anyone, is not being ready for the first day of practice before a tournament.

Lowrance announces Insight Genesis College Cup 2014

December 10, 2013 2:52 pm
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Tulsa, Okla. - Lowrance, a world-leading brand in marine electronics since 1957 and GPS navigational systems since 1992, announced its new Insight Genesis College Cup 2014 competition. Kicking off Jan. 1 and running through Dec. 31, 2014, college anglers registered with FLW College Fishing or the Bassmaster Collegiate Series are eligible to participate in the College Cup and will receive a free subscription to Insight Genesis for 2014 - the revolutionary personal map-generation tool.

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