Archive for December, 2016

How to Fish Jerkbaits Around Brush

December 29, 2016 3:49 pm
Throwing a jerkbait during cool-water periods for suspended fish isn't anything new, but FLW Tour pro Braxton Setzer likes to dial it in by fishing two particular jerkbaits around brush piles.

Wintertime Flipping

December 28, 2016 8:20 am
Flipping is a time-honored approach for big bass, but many anglers put away the big sticks in the winter. For FLW Tour pro Braxton Setzer, picking up a flipping stick is a traditional part of winter and one of the best ways to put together a big bag on reservoirs such as Lay and Jordan on the Coosa River near his Montgomery, Ala., home.

Winning Baits of 2016

December 21, 2016 2:06 pm
With a new season of tournaments upon us we thought it would be a good idea to look back on the top baits from across the FLW circuits in 2016. This past season we saw that a tournament can be won on something as simple as one single bait, to a multitude of baits used tactically throughout the entire event.

Prop Baits for River Spots

December 20, 2016 5:08 pm
Chasing down the big spotted bass that live in the Coosa and Alabama rivers can be pretty electrifying. They pull hard, get big and will smash a topwater plug given the right circumstances. FLW Tour pro Jamie Horton has a lot of experience hunting tournament-winning spots on the rivers near his home in Centerville, Ala., and one of his favorite ways to target them is with a prop bait.

YETI Becomes College Fishing Title Sponsor

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FLW and YETI, a leading premium cooler and drinkware brand, announced today a multi-year sponsorship agreement that includes title sponsorship of the FLW College Fishing series. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

John Cox’s Top 4 Swim Jigs

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Swim jigs are some of the most effective and versatile lures around, and that isn't lost on John Cox. Swimming a jig fits the Forrest Wood Cup champ's shallow style perfectly, and he seems to always weigh in bass caught with the technique. To get the most out of swimming a jig, Cox has done a lot of experimenting and says he's settled on not one, but four different swim jigs.

Services for Wade Bourne Set for Tuesday

December 19, 2016 9:47 am
Funeral services for well-known Tennessee outdoor writer, radio celebrity and television show host Wade Bourne will take place Tuesday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Clarksville, Tenn. Bourne, who was 69 at the time of his death, suffered a fatal heart attack Dec. 15 while cutting a cedar Christmas tree near his home.

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

December 18, 2016 6:51 pm
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This is it. You have one work week left to find the perfect Christmas gift for the angler in your life. If you're still stumped, consider these gift ideas that were offered up by members of FLW's media team.

Meyer Lands Potential Record Spotted Bass

December 16, 2016 9:52 pm
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According to social media reports by FLW Tour pros Jimmy Houston and Jason Johnson, fellow pro Cody Meyer has landed a spotted bass in California of record proportions. Meyer's fish reportedly weighed 10.8 pounds, and its weight was certified by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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