Archive for September, 2015
September 19, 2015 10:50 am
Chris King of South Amherst, Ohio, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 23 pounds, 4 ounces Sunday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Michigan Division Super Tournament on the Detroit River with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 44 pounds, 1 ounce. For his victory, King earned $6,668.
September 18, 2015 5:47 am
A great pattern this time of year is flipping for bass that are feeding on bluegills in grass mats along shorelines.
Tournament fishing pioneer Harold Sharp is dead at the age of 88. Sharp died peacefully Thursday morning, surrounded by his family at home in Hixson, Tenn., near Chattanooga.
September 17, 2015 9:37 pm
Of all the excuses I hear fisherman use when it comes to fishing tournaments, the one that intrigues me the most is, "I haven't been out that much, so I couldn't practice." There is no substitute for time on the water - that is not debatable - but there are things that can be done to assist you in your weekend efforts if you can't spend every free moment on the water. Below you'll find just a few tips to hopefully help you become a more efficient angler.
Ranger Pro Roy Hawk capped off a great month for his family on Wednesday in the desert outside of Las Vegas. After competing in the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, and watching his son Sunny win the co-angler title there, Hawk earned a win of his own in the 2015 WON Bass U.S. Open.
September 16, 2015 10:03 pm
It's hard to believe that the dog days of summer will soon be coming to an end, seen in the shortening of days and frigid mornings. For some, fall means hanging up the rods and picking up the bow or shotgun in preparation for the upcoming hunting seasons - for others, falling water temps signify hungry bass stocking up for the descending metabolism of winter.
It's almost always too early to preview a fishing tournament. Even this year at the Forrest Wood Cup, Brad Knight probably wouldn't have told you that he knew the winning spot on Lake Ouachita once practice was over. Fishing is just too hard to predict.
September 15, 2015 7:07 pm
All-new episodes of the FLW television program will be shown on the NBC Sports Network beginning Sept. 28. The Walmart FLW Tour season-opener won by JT Kenney at Lake Toho will kick off the series of hour-long episodes that are scheduled to run every Monday at 7 p.m. ET. Repeat showings are set for 3 p.m. ET every Friday.
The Rayovac event, originally scheduled for Sept. 24-26, will instead take place Oct. 15-17 out of Konocti Vita Casino Resort & Marina in Lakeport. The tournament will be held in conjunction with the FLW College Fishing Western Conference Championship Oct. 17-18, which was originally scheduled for Clear Lake Sept. 26-27. Likewise, the High School Fishing Western Conference Championship on Clear Lake has been moved to Oct. 18.