Archive for May, 2014
May 8, 2014 7:15 am
<b>Lake Murray Report</b> <br> The mid-week high for the first full week in May in Lake Murray Country will flirt with 90 degrees, and the 10-day forecast shows no highs of less than 80. Seemingly, the cold has finally fled, allowing the lake to get back on track from the dirty, cold water that has filled the lake thus far. Lake Murray's current surface temperature is 72.3 degrees, up 5 degrees from a week ago, based on the USGS water data website.
May 7, 2014 10:19 am
BETHEL ISLAND, Calif. - FLW College Fishing is headed to the California Delta May 17 for the second Western Conference tournament of the season. Up to 50 college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth in the 2014 Western Conference Invitational tournament.
<b>Frogs are on the menu</b> <br> One misconception that a lot of fishermen have about frog fishing is that it's an early morning deal for really shallow water. Actually, it will work in water as deep as 10 feet, and it will work all day if the conditions are right.
Season 2 of FLW's hit online series "Circuit Breaker" follows veteran pros and good buddies Chad Grigsby and JT Kenney as they travel the country on the Walmart FLW Tour. In case you haven't yet seen the first two episodes, which are available at FLWOutdoors.com and FLW's YouTube channel, Grigsby and Kenney spend about as much time picking on each other as they do the fish. To find out what it's like to have cameras following their every move, we sat down for a Q&A with reality bass fishing's new poster boys. Here's what they had to say.
May 6, 2014 7:25 am
The 2014 Walmart BFL season continues with four tournaments on Saturday, May 10. The Bulldog Division will meet at Lake Sinclair, the Hoosier Division will hit Lake Monroe, the Northeast Division will start their season on the Potomac River and the Volunteer Division will take on South Holston 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.
The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Ohio State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament will take place on Alum Creek Reservoir in Delaware, Ohio, and is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Ohio. The 2014 schedule represents a major expansion of High School Fishing by FLW and The Bass Federation due to an increased demand.
May 5, 2014 1:38 pm
The Rayovac FLW Series at the James River presented by Mercury, originally slated for May 1-3, then moved to September, has again been rescheduled to Aug. 21-23. All details and locations will remain the same as the originally scheduled tournament.
Just when you thought the soft-plastic worm market couldn't get any fatter, Florida-based Gambler introduces a heavyweight surface swimmer that is designed to perform significantly better than others with a paddle-tail caboose. It's called the Burner Worm, but it does way more than the name implies. To hear Walmart FLW Tour pros JT Kenney and Jim Tutt tell it, Gambler's newest soft plastic is perfect for buzzing on top or crawled beneath the surface without ever missing a beat.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The North Forsyth High School team of Cole Cloud and Ronnie Warsop brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 17 pounds, 13 ounces to win the 2014 Georgia State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Lanier. The win earned the team the title of state champions and advanced the team to a future High School Fishing conference championship.