Archive for March, 2014
March 8, 2014 12:05 pm
EUFAULA, Ala. - Ryan Ingram of Phenix City, Ala., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 26 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Bulldog Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Ingram earned $7,610.
CAMDEN, Tenn. - Noel Smith of Ashland City, Tenn., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds even Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Music City Division tournament of 2014 on Kentucky Lake. For his victory, Smith earned $3,418.
FLORENCE, Ala. - Brent Crow of Hartselle, Ala., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 23 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division tournament of 2014 on Pickwick Lake. For his victory, Crow earned $3,592.
March 7, 2014 9:25 pm
Watch local pro Casey Ashley at work on day two of the FLW Tour's Lake Hartwell event.
SENECA, S.C. - It was inconceivable to think the conditions could get any worse at the Walmart FLW Tour event, but that's exactly what happened on day two at Lake Hartwell. In addition to the wind and cold, steady rain pounded the field and changed the water color in many of Hartwell's popular creeks from stained to burnt orange.
SENECA, S.C. - Day two proved to be a lot more difficult than the opening round session for the defending national champions on Lake Keowee. For starters, the University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Brian Easton and Nick LaDart had some significant problems with their trolling motor which forced them to head back to the marina and miss valuable fishing time.
March 6, 2014 8:49 pm
Brutal weather prevailed on day one at Lake Hartwell, but local pro Casey Ashely knew how to make the best of the conditions.
SENECA, S.C. - Casey Ashley may be fishing his first Walmart FLW Tour season, but he's no stranger to big-time tournaments on Lake Hartwell. One in particular still sticks with him and not for good reason. Today, he put some big-time revenge on the Hartwell bass - catching a 21-pound, 7-ounce stringer on a day where less than half the field cracked double digits.
SENECA, S.C. - At the 2013 FLW College Fishing National Championship, a little known ULM team comprised of Paul Clark and Brett Preuett stunned the collegiate bass-fishing world by taking home the tournament title and out-fishing a number of powerhouse universities in the process, including Auburn, Alabama and UNC Charlotte to name just a few. Cut to the 2014 national championship where the latest incarnation of ULM, Nick LaDart and Brian Eaton, were attempting to do their university proud and turn in the best performance they could as defending national champions.
Leading up to the Walmart FLW Tour Lake Hartwell event, ten FLW Tour pros took time out of their busy schedules to visit four area schools on March 5 to talk to students during school assemblies about science, engineering, technology, math, meteorology