We narrowed down the top 10 moments from an action packed year.
FLW Fishing: Top 10 Highlights of 2015
Like every tournament season before it, 2015 provided no shortage of excitement. Paring down the exciting moments into a list of the top 10 season highlights wasn’t easy, but we managed. Let’s review the highlights that made the cut.
Tracy Adams is looking to top his successful 2015 return.
FLW Fishing: Adams Building Momentum
After taking a break from Walmart FLW Tour competition for five seasons, North Carolina pro Tracy Adams returned with a strong 2015 performance that now has him chomping at the bit and eager to tackle a new season.
Cody Kelley Fishing has 5 tips to ensure a safe and fun winter bass trip.
FLW Fishing: 5 Winter Fishing Safety Tips
For a lot of people, winter is the time of year when they begin to slow down on their hunting efforts. The boat and tackle have been left in the garage for several months and seemingly are starting to beg for a little bit of attention. Weekly airings of FLW events on NBC Sports do nothing but increa…
When we asked them to spill the beans on the Whopper Plopper, 2015 FLW Series Western Division Angler of the Year Joe Uribe Jr. and FLW Bass Fishing League Lake of the Ozarks Regional champion Shonn Goodwin were willing to share what they know about the bait.
Now that umbrella rigs are a staple, this is how to make them work.
FLW Fishing: 4 Umbrella Rig Applications
There’s been a considerable amount of innovation since umbrella rigs first broke out at the Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Guntersville in 2011. Though the principle of imitating a school of baitfish remains the same, the anglers who have put in the time to learn and refine the new rig have certainl…
Here’s a look at the new trend of specialty fishing lines.
FLW Fishing: On the Line
There are braids that sink, braids that stretch, metered braids and hollow braids. Fluorocarbon no longer only comes in clear and zero-stretch. Now you can find it in all the colors of the rainbow, with different degrees of stiffness and stretch. There are even fluoro-braids, whatever that means.
FLW announced today the complete professional angler roster of 171 for the upcoming 2016 Walmart FLW Tour season. The 2016 FLW Tour will feature six regular-season tournaments, along with two fall Invitational tournaments. Competition kicks off Feb. 4-7 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Fla.
Catch more bass with basic tackle and basic skill.
FLW Fishing: 3 Super-Easy Techniques to Master
Sometimes the simplest techniques are the best techniques. Take, for instance, the three techniques outlined here. They require minimal tackle, are easy to rig and on many days get more bites than more complex rigs and presentations that require a bit more skill.
A good nickname is hard to find and can be the bane of someone’s existence or a pleasure to have. Either way, it’s a sign that you’ve arrived and often has a fun genesis. The following are some of the best nicknames on the water.
Being cold-blooded creatures, bass’ internal temperatures will match the temperature of the water in which they swim. In this way, temperature influences all aspects of a bass’ life, especially its metabolism. Cold water slows the metabolism, which means bass don’t need to consume nearly as much foo…
Scott Canterbury is getting some R and R, but has an eye on next season too.
FLW Fishing: Catching up with Canterbury
For Quaker State pro Scott Canterbury, the offseason couldn’t be going any better. Although the Alabama angler is itching for the start of the next Walmart FLW Tour season, he’s been taking advantage of what will amount to a five-month break.
Here are our gift picks for all the procrastinators out there.
FLW Fishing: Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas
Still fretting over what to get the picky angler in your life? Fret not. Our staff has assembled a few gift ideas that will surely make even the most seasoned angler jump with joy on Christmas morning.
Podcast episode 105 features a 2016 Tour rookie, Joe Holland Fishing.
FLW Fishing: FLW Podcast 105 – Joe Holland
(Editor’s note: During each audio podcast, FLW hosts Jody White and Kyle Wood will discuss a variety of different issues of interest to bass-fishing fans. In addition, during select podcasts, White and Wood will also interview compelling FLW Tour anglers and/or FLW officials in an attempt to get the…
One way or another, fishing is Brianne McMillan’s future.
FLW Fishing: Proving She Belongs
An inch over 5 feet tall and sporting long blond hair, Brianne hardly resembles the typical tournament angler, but she can hold her own in a bass boat. Against the grain, perhaps, but to those who know anything about south Florida fishing, it’s enough to say that she’s a McMillan. As a member of tha…
Move over largemouths, world-record-class spotted bass are stealing the fishing spotlight.
FLW Fishing: Slob Spots
Cody Meyer has firsthand knowledge of the potential of Western spotted bass fisheries. In May 2014, he won a local tournament on Bullards Bar Reservoir in California with a 40 1/2-pound limit of all spotted bass. His sack of spots included fish weighing 7.14, 7.46, 7.80, 9.01 and 9.10 pounds.
Pretty good isn’t good enough for Stetson Blaylock Fishing.
FLW Fishing: Blaylock Hungry for Another Win
Since Blaylock’s inaugural season as a pro in 2009 when he was the lean, hungry Arkansas kid who won Rookie of the Year, he hasn’t triumphed in a Tour-level event. He won at Lake Norman that year – at 21, the youngest pro to ever win a Tour-level event – and now he’s hungry for another victory.
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Charlie Hartley wasn’t thrilled about not getting invited back to the Elite Series in 2016, but he understands it’s all based on performance. That’s why he’s committing himself to re-qualifying through the Opens. Great read about one of the more refreshing anglers in the pro game.