Archive for March, 2016
March 7, 2016 1:10 pm
Terry Mann of Warrior, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 27 pounds, 13 ounces, Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Guntersville. For his victory, Mann took home $7,337.
David Young of Mayfield, Kentucky, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 26 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) LBL Division tournament of 2016 on Kentucky and Barkley lakes. For his victory, Young took home $9,235.
Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 6 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament on Lake Ouachita presented by Navionics. For his victory, Houchin took home $4,359.
For three years now, Brad and Becky Knight and their 4-year-old daughter, Tinsley, have hit the road in a camper to compete on the Walmart FLW Tour. According to Brad, the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup champion, having his whole life on the road with him is a major part of his success. We stopped by to get a look at his home away from home and his tournament rig.
March 4, 2016 10:14 am
When Keowee hosted the 2014 FLW College Fishing National Championship - also in March - the University of Minnesota's Austin Felix and Chris Burgan (shown right) fished through two days of frigid, windy weather to stay in the hunt, and then capitalized on the final day's sunny warm-up. They tallied an impressive 14-pound limit on day three to move up from third place and win by more than 3 pounds. The Gophers caught their limit by fishing shaky heads and jigs in 30 to 40 feet of water over main-lake humps and points.
My name is Robert Webber, and, along with my teammate Anthony Villalba, I will be representing the University of Akron in the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship on Lake Keowee in a couple weeks.
March 3, 2016 5:01 am
Early February not only marked the start of the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour season, but it also kicked off filming for the fourth season of the FLW's online series Circuit Breaker.
March 2, 2016 7:16 am
Windows of opportunity seldom open as wide as the one that yawned for James Watson last fall. Participating in a Bassmaster Open on Table Rock, his home lake, Watson managed to win the event ahead of runner-up Jacob Wheeler and third-place finisher Rick Clunn.
March 1, 2016 7:52 am
Do you know Charlie Weyer? If you answered no, that's not surprising. After all, he refers to himself as "that quiet guy."