Archive for May, 2014
May 21, 2014 6:34 am
May 20, 2014 3:59 pm
<b>Go shallow for drop-shot bass</b> <br> Drop-shot rigs are popular for when bass are holding in deep cover or suspended offshore, but I have found they will work very well in shallow water too. I like to fish them around grass or boat docks, or anywhere there are fish from the prespawn to the postspawn time.
FLW is adding South Carolina flavor to the 2014 Forrest Wood Cup with its inaugural Bass & BBQ competition, presented by The State, as part of the FLW Expo outside the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center and Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC, Aug. 15-17. The 35-team BBQ competition is sanctioned by the South Carolina Barbecue Association and will be part of a yearlong points race to find the best barbecue in the state.
Often overlooked by anglers, deep bream beds are big-bass magnets according to Walmart FLW Tour pros Scott Suggs and Troy Morrow. Bream bedding activity starts in late April across the South and recurs in monthly waves, peaking with the full moon. Tournament and weekend anglers alike can capitalize on this unique monthly opportunity at clear-water impoundments such as Lanier, Murray, Ouachita, Eufaula and Neely Henry.
"Defense wins championships." How many times have you heard that and seen it proven true? There's no denying that in the truest sense of most sports, a smothering defense in football and basketball, or a dominating pitching performance in baseball, is nearly unbeatable.
May 19, 2014 3:50 pm
HENDERSON, N.C. - The Bandys High School team of Kristopher Queen and Tyler Black brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 13 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2014 North Carolina State High School Fishing Championship on Kerr Lake. The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.
LA CROSSE, Wis. - The Aquinas High School team of Colin Meyer and Hudson Schamberger brought four bass to the scale Sunday weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces to win the 2014 Wisconsin State High School Fishing Championship on the Mississippi River. The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.
BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. - The Vista Del Lago High School team of Luke Johns and Brandon Burkey brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 23 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2014 California State High School Fishing Championship on the California Delta. The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.
My name is Allison Thrift, and I'm the wife of Walmart FLW Tour pro Bryan Thrift. I'm excited to be writing this blog for FLW, and going forward I hope you enjoy our stories from the road - and of life off the road as well. For now, I wanted to share with you the story of how Bryan and I got together, and my first reaction to all the craziness that is the world of professional fishing.