Archive for August, 2016
August 31, 2016 7:41 am
After taking his first Walmart FLW Tour season in stride and knocking down a 29th-place showing in the Angler of the Year race and earning a Forrest Wood Cup berth, Ontario's Cory Johnston finished off his regular season south of the border with a win and a Strike King AOY title at the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event on Oneida.
August 30, 2016 8:04 am
In winning the Forrest Wood Cup from an aluminum boat, John Cox proved his "my way" disposition. A deeper look at the Florida pro's regimen reveals a key preference that further substantiates the premise: custom rods.
August 29, 2016 2:49 pm
Jerry Williams of Conway, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 7 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division Super Tournament on Lake Dardanelle with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 29 pounds, 12 ounces. Williams took home $7,619 for his efforts.
Local angler Dustin Wood of Eufaula, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 2 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division Super Tournament on Lake Eufaula with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 34 pounds, 6 ounces. Wood took home $5,660 for his win.
Kevin Reece of Elizabeth, Indiana, weighed in three bass totaling 8 pounds, 9 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Hoosier Division Super Tournament on the Ohio River with a two-day total of 8 bass weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces. For his win, Reece took home $7,517.
Kermit Crowder of Matoaca, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 6 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Shenandoah Division Super Tournament on the Potomac River presented by Minn Kota, with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 35 pounds, 2 ounces. Crowder took home $8,586 for his win.
During the Forrest Wood Cup on Wheeler Lake, both Joseph Webster and Brandon Perkins utilized a popping cork and a fly to tempt schooling bass. Webster only tossed the rig on the weekend, but it was part of the primary game plan for Perkins, and it's something he's been incorporating into tournament success for a number of years.
August 25, 2016 8:09 am
Nixon made a mental note to see his family doctor when he returned to Arkansas. Good thing; the sensation he felt in his arm was a warning signal that something bad was happening inside Nixon's heart and it needed to be repaired sooner rather than later.
August 23, 2016 8:18 am
A couple of years ago, Ray Hanselman accomplished something that no other professional angler ever achieved - nor is ever likely to again. He won all three Texas Division tournaments of the Costa FLW Series, and then went on to win the 2015 championship on the Ohio River. It's a feat that ranks among the all-time greatest exploits in bass fishing.