Fishing & Boating News
Henderson wins co-angler title
(Apr. 29, 2014 - MCCORMICK, S.C.) Norm Attaway of Clearwater, S.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2014 on Clarks Hill Lake.
(Apr. 26, 2014 - CARLYLE, IL.) Santel and Berger battled the tough conditions on Carlyle and won by a solid 1-pound, 5-ounce margin in their first FLW College Fishing tournament together as a team.
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open
(Apr. 26, 2014 - SHREVEPORT, LA.) Stephen Browning's home water is the Arkansas River, but he might want to consider relocating to the Red River. For the second straight year Browning has won the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on the Red River.
Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2 presented by Allstate
(Apr. 25, 2014 - SHREVEPORT, LA.) A change in his practice methods for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2 presented by Allstate on the Red River is paying off for Gerald Spohrer.
Central Open #2 presented by Allstate
(Apr. 24, 2014 - SHREVEPORT, LA.) Aaron Johnson, of Shreveport, La., has a strategy that other local anglers might want to try when fishing tournaments on their home waters. Johnson decided to skip the final day of practice for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2 presented by Allstate on the Red River and went to work instead. Even though he lives close to the river, Johnson said he limits the amount of time he spends on the water.
Surfer's Journal provides funds for fisheries conservation and habitat restoration projects
(Apr. 21, 2014 - Alexandria, VA) The Fish America Foundation received a $5,300 donation from the Surfer's Journal. The publication's employees selected the FishAmerica Foundation to receive one percent of the journal's fiscal year earnings.
(Apr. 20, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) It was do or die and Rob Digh did it. (Three times fast - anyone?) The North Carolina standout entered the last day of the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional atop the field on Lake Eufaula.
(Apr. 16, 2014 - EUFAULA, AL.) He may have saved the best for last in terms of weigh-in order, but Danny Murphy, of Granite Falls, N.C., actually got his work done early, en route to topping the Day 1 leaderboard at the B.A.S.S. Nation Southern Divisional on Lake Eufaula.
Biffle wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2014 - SCOTTSBORO, AL.) The spawn is in full swing in many southern states and McMahan took full advantage of it to notch his first BFL win.
Neece wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2014 - KODAK, TN) Knight's win was his first BFL victory since 2005, and it came on a lake that he hadn't fished in over 20 years.
Evans wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2014 - BENTON, KY.) I should have won about three or four of these, but I've always managed to mess it up," said Jones about his first BFL win. "I'll be 69 this year and it feels good to whup up on the young guys sometimes.
Glenn wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2014 - GAINESVILLE, GA.) Fisher, a former Walmart FLW Tour pro, reported catching the entirety of his impressive creel on beds in the midsection of Lanier.
Howard wins co-angler title
(Apr. 15, 2014 - HUDDLESTON, VA.) After his victory on Smith Mountain Lake, Dillow has now won the last two Shenandoah division events that he has fished, both of them with no practice.
North Carolina's McDonald Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000
(Apr. 14, 2014 - ROGERS, AR.) FLW Tour pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 9 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake
North Carolina's McDonald Wins Co-Angler Title, $25,000
(ROGERS, AR. - ) FLW Tour pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C., brought the largest five-bass limit of the entire tournament to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces to grab the lead after day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac.
(Apr. 13, 2014 - MONROE, LA.) Trapper Munn and Dustin Perkins of the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) won the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional on the Ouachita River with a two-day total of 19 pounds, 6 ounces of bass.
Indiana's Melton Leads Co-Anglers
(Apr. 10, 2014 - ROGERS, AR.) After winning the Walmart FLW Tour event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir just two weeks ago, Chevy pro Bryan Thrift picked up right where he left off and brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 pounds, 2 ounces to grab the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac.
McGee wins co-angler title
(Apr. 10, 2014 - ELBERTON, GA.) Pitts put together his first career BFL win on Lake Russell, a lake that he's been fishing since it was built in 1984.
Smelser wins co-angler title
(Apr. 10, 2014 - LAKE WYLIE, S.C.) A 20-year veteran, Lineberger earned the fifth BFL win of his career - his first on Lake Wylie - and pushed his career earnings mark with FLW to over $100,000.
Brown wins co-angler title
(Apr. 08, 2014 - MANY, LA.) Deaver, a part-time guide on Caddo Lake and 2012 BFL Cowboy Division angler of the year, picked up the first BFL win of his career despite losing a fish the he estimated at nearly 9-pounds.
Morris wins co-angler title
(Apr. 08, 2014 - BYRDSTOWN, TN.) Mitchell Major of Lancaster, Ky., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 21 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Mountain Division tournament of 2014 on Dale Hollow Lake. For his victory, Major earned $5,380.
(Apr. 06, 2014 - BRANSON, MO.) They call him "McStick." As of Sunday, they can call him "McRock" too.
Parker claims co-angler title
(Apr. 05, 2014 - GROVE, OK.) "This is pretty incredible," said Tervin, a former Walmart FLW Tour co-angler who earned the first victory of his career. "It still hasn't really sunk in yet. To get a win against the caliber of anglers that were in this top-10 is pretty special."
(Apr. 05, 2014 - BRANSON, MO.) Mike McClelland, an Ozarks lakes angler since he was 8 years old, took his time this week before he stepped into the limelight in the April 3-6 A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Table Rock Lake.
(Apr. 04, 2014 - BRANSON, MO.) Everyone's saying Mark Davis is on fire. Indeed he is. Friday he fanned that flame by taking the lead on the second day of the April 3-6 A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite on Table Rock Lake. Inferno, anyone?
(Apr. 03, 2014 - BRANSON, MO.) Aaron Martens called it a "picture-perfect day." Mark Davis said he was "singing hymns all day." Chris Lane landed inside his "comfort zone." And that's how it was for three of the hottest pros in bass fishing on Thursday, the first day of the April 3-6 A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite on Table Rock Lake.
Sanders wins co-angler title
(Mar. 31, 2014 - MUSKOGEE, OK.) Stratton milked one breakline to pick up his first BFL win in the first BFL tournament that he has ever entered.
Hicks wins co-angler title
(Mar. 31, 2014 - OSAGE BEACH, MO.) Steckler said that he caught his fish throwing an umbrella rig in 8- to 15-feet of water in the North Shore area of the lake.
Cox wins co-angler title
(Mar. 31, 2014 - BIRDSEYE, IN.) "I was on the main lake fishing grass patches in 4- to 6-feet of water, explained Sisk, who has won more than $70,000 competing at the BFL level.
Logan wins co-angler title
(Mar. 31, 2014 - ALEXANDER CITY, AL.) "I caught them on a jig in the backs of pockets in a little cut on the main lake," said Cannon. "I think they were pulling back there and getting ready to bed. Every time I would catch a little buck bass there would be a big one too.
(Mar. 30, 2014 - Chalmette, LA.) Eddie Adams, of Metairie, LA, weighed a three-day total of 44.36-pounds of redfish to win the Pro division of the Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge at Chalmette, LA. on March 30. The high-stakes Lucas Oil event, presented by Cabela's, featured many of the sport's biggest names and will air nationally-to over 120 million combined TV households later this year on NBC Sports Outdoors, Pursuit Channel, the Texas Channel and Fox Sports Net Southwest.-
Fellow North Carolinian Self Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000
(Mar. 30, 2014 - LUFKIN, TX) Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 17 pounds even to overtake Walmart pro Mark Rose and win the Walmart FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Chevy.
(Mar. 29, 2014 - OSAGE BEACH, MO.) Mark Hugus and Cody Hahner of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point took the first-round lead Friday in the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Midwestern Regional Championship on Lake of the Ozarks and never looked back. The pair claimed the win Saturday with a two-day total of 32 pounds, 13 ounces and a comfortable 5-pound, 9-ounce winning margin.
North Carolina's Self Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,000
(Mar. 29, 2014 - LUFKIN, TX) Despite a nasty storm on Friday evening that muddied the water and changed the lake conditions, the best bass-fishing anglers in the world still managed to catch them at the Walmart FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Chevy.
(Mar. 29, 2014 - Chalmette, LA.) The Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge Series continued today at Chalmette, Louisiana with several anglers making big moves in the standings.
Louisiana's Crawley Paces Co-Anglers
(Mar. 28, 2014 - LUFKIN, TX) Seasoned veteran Walmart pro Mark Rose of West Memphis, Ark., brought a five-bass limit to the scale on Friday weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces to snatch the lead after day two of the Walmart FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Chevy.
(Mar. 28, 2014 - Charlmette, LA.) The Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge Series kicked off the 2014 season in Chalmette, Louisiana today with 25pros and co-anglers vying for a minimum guaranteed payout of $55,000 on the pro side, including $25,000 for first place, and over $12,000 for co-anglers.
Mississippi's Beale Leads Co-Anglers
(Mar. 27, 2014 - LUFKIN, TX) Professional angler Rick Cotten of Guntersville, Ala., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 25 pounds, 15 ounces to take the lead after day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Sam Rayburn Reservoir presented by Chevy.
Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation
(Mar. 26, 2014 - ) Congress is currently revising the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, the law that governs our nation's marine resources. Recreational saltwater anglers and the sportfishing and boating industries are intensifying efforts to ensure that their social, conservation and economic priorities are well represented in the legislative process.
Humphrey wins co-angler title
(Mar. 25, 2014 - SMYRNA, TN.) Stanley earned his second career BFL victory on a day when he caught the tournament Big Fish and estimated that he caught four separate limits that would each have weighed at least 13 pounds.
Dhonau wins co-angler title
(Mar. 25, 2014 - BRANDON, MS.) "I've lived here for 8 and a half years," said Shelton, who notched the first win of his career in FLW competition. "I've fished BFLs since 2006 and most of them have been here. It felt great to win. I thought I'd be in the top-10 or something. It didn't really hit me until I got home.
(Mar. 25, 2014 - Hot Springs, AR.)
Grace said that he used a peanut butter and jelly colored jig on deep points to catch his fish.
Timms wins co-angler title
(Mar. 25, 2014 - ALBEMARLE, N.C.) "I was beginning to wonder if I was ever going to win another one," said Freeze, whose last BFL victory came back in 2010."My son plays baseball and I've been spending more time with him than fishing to be honest."
Drusch wins co-angler title
(Mar. 25, 2014 - SUMMERTON, S.C.) Costas, a former guide on Santee Cooper, used his local knowledge to bring in the massive limit that would have topped any single day catch in the Rayovac FLW Series event held just one week before.
(Mar. 23, 2014 - PALATKA, FL.) Tick-tock, pow! When everything is in sync and his timing feels perfect, Chris Lane says he experiences a sensation like a clock ticking inside of him. He yells "Pow!" when he boats a big bass.
Ray Jr. wins co-angler title
(Mar. 22, 2014 - MANY, LA.) Russell Cecil of Willis, Texas, weighed five bass totaling 15 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Rayovac FLW Series Texas Division event presented by Frabill on Toledo Bend Reservoir with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 61 pounds, 9 ounces. For his victory, Cecil earned $33,000 and a new Ranger Z518 with a 200 horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard.
(Mar. 22, 2014 - ) Not in a Bassmaster Elite Series competition. Not when it's on a big-fish factory like the St. Johns River. And not if you're Chris Lane.
(Mar. 22, 2014 - KIMBERLING CITY, MO.) The Eastern Kentucky University team of Kyle Raymer of Brandenburg, Ky., and Ethan Snyder of Vine Grove, Ky., won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference tournament on Table Rock Lake Saturday with five bass weighing exactly 19 pounds. Their win qualified them for the 2014 Central Conference Invitational on Kentucky Lake.
(Mar. 21, 2014 - PALATKA, FL.) Focus, slow down, try a different lure. Above all, follow your instincts. That's what Chris Lane said he did Friday. The result was a five-bass limit that weighed 37 pounds, 9 ounces. It was the largest one-day weight he's ever achieved, said Lane,
(Mar. 20, 2014 - PALATKA, FL.) Randy Howell, the 2014 Bassmaster Classic winner, often says that professional bass fishing is a humbling sport. He ate a piece of that bitter pie last week at the Bassmaster Elite Series season opener in Georgia on Lake Seminole, where he finished close to the bottom of the field. But this week, after a hop to Florida for the next event, Howell "The Champ" shined through.
Phone:903-882-8877 or 903-882-8878 — Fax: 972-619-8776
18117 Hwy 69 N.
Lindale, TX 75771
Copyright © FishingWorld.com. All rights reserved.