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The umbrella rig sort of follows its own script on Lake of the Ozarks and some other highland reservoirs. While it’s a good producer on other lakes in warm weather, we don’t catch bass on umbrella rigs around here in the summer. Instead, the bass will get on them starting in late fall and continue on until the spawn next spring.

11/26/2014

Dion Hibdon


FLW and Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits, a leading manufacturer of premium fishing tackle, have announced a sponsorship agreement for the 2015 season. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

11/25/2014


With the magnum crankbait craze spreading in 2014, it makes sense that rod companies would start building rods specifically for fishing jumbo plugs. We analyzed three tournament-worthy rods built for launching crankbaits ranging from standard deep-divers such as the Strike King 6XD up to today’s true jumbo plugs like the Strike King 10XD. Here’s how they fared.

11/25/2014

Jesse Schultz


For a lot of FLW anglers, it’s crunch time in regards to sewing up sponsorships for 2015. Whether you’re fishing at the high school or college level, in BFLs, the Rayovac FLW Series or on the Walmart FLW Tour, gaining some form of sponsorship is critical to enabling you to make a profit from competitive fishing.

11/24/2014

Randy Blaukat



Two legendary names in fishing, Lew’s and longtime FLW friend Hank Parker, have teamed in a promotional agreement for 2015.

11/19/2014


A strong, gusting wind can really have a negative effect on fishing. If you’re sight-fishing, fishing drop-shots or fishing targets in clear water that you need to see, wind definitely works against you. It affects the action of a lure, your ability to feel the bait and how you present it.

11/19/2014

Mark Rose


We spent an afternoon with Walmart pro Mark Rose on Kentucky Lake this Fall. Rose discusses fall fishing tactics, his career, and his Outdoor Ministry.

11/18/2014


With Billy McDonald
Strike King pro Billy McDonald explains how to use the new Strike King Slither Rig.

11/17/2014


For some reason, this time of year smallmouths like to hang around objects in the water, whether it’s just a small feature or something as big as a car. They’ll still move around, but it’s like they move from rock pile to rock pile – or whatever – instead of just swimming around aimlessly. So you’re target-casting at objects that are likely to be holding fish.

11/11/2014

Chad Grigsby


I jumped on the big-spoon bandwagon and got some just in time to be in on the tail end of the prime-time season for them. It seems to me that it’s another one of those typical niche-type deals where it’s a heck of a bait when they’re on it, but not so much at other times.

11/05/2014

Dan Morehead


Another year gone, and another off-season flying by. I’m still trying to catch up on all the stuff around the house that I let go during the season. Chores like painting the garage or little fix-it-up jobs around the house and yard seem to never end. By the way, I am currently fighting it out with fire ants, and even though they seem to have won most of the battles so far, I guarantee they will not win the war.

10/23/2014

Casey Martin


Today’s Lowrance sonar/GPS combos are so powerful, even the entry-level units are waaaay more advanced than what was available just a few years ago before we had GPS, SideScan or DownScan.

10/22/2014

Tom Redington


With Jason Johnson

10/22/2014


In late summer, one fishing pattern is to flip and pitch jigs or soft plastics, or to fish frogs, in matted grass where bass are hunting for bluegills and minnows to eat. When does this pattern stop?

10/21/2014

Shinichi Fukae


With Adrian Avena
In Episode 50, hosts Joe Opager and Jody White talk with FLW Tour pro Adrian Avena about fishing his way up from college, his practice for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship on Wheeler Lake and his 2015 goals. Then they review the FLW action on Clear Lake, break down the Northern Conference Invitational on the Potomac River, look ahead to the weekend’s slate of tournaments, and give the BFL Weekly Update.

10/15/2014


Fall weather can provide some of the best fishing of the year. Lakes are usually not as crowded because the water gets too cool for some water sports, and a lot of guys give up fishing temporarily for deer hunting.

10/15/2014

Scott Canterbury


Take a in depth look at Frog Fishing with Ish Monroe.

10/15/2014



10/10/2014

Casey Martin


First, I slide the keeper down the shank and away from the eye about 1/8 inch from its original position. Then I place the hook in a fly-tying vice and use either black or red thread to lash around the base of the keeper.

10/09/2014

Wesley Strader



Nav Module is the Navionics solution for advanced route planning now available on Android in addition to iPhone and iPad!

09/30/2014


Castrol pros David Dudley and Philip Jarabeck will be on hand to sign autographs and answer fishing questions Saturday, Oct. 4 and 18 at Eager Beaver Car Wash and Castrol Premium Lube Express located at 4935 Nesconset Highway in Port Jefferson Station, NY.

09/26/2014


Right now a lot of tournament fishermen are trying to land sponsor deals for 2015. Consequently, I guess it’s pretty accurate to say that the No. 1 question any long-term pro angler gets asked this time of year is, “How do I get sponsors?”

09/26/2014

Randy Blaukat