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JT Tees Off

There was fuel, and there was flame. The fuel was in the form of a delayed largemouth bass spawn on Lake Toho that had been pushed back for several weeks due to low water temperatures and high water flows through the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes. The biological clocks of Toho’s bass have been ticking, so to speak. The flame was in the form of a fast warm-up over the last three days, a full moon occurring right now and water temperatures rising nearly 10 degrees in the last 72 hours. At the day-one takeoff of the Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Mercury this morning, everyone held his breath for the combustion that was about to occur. And when fuel met flame there were a few fiery flare-ups, but not of the size that many expected. In all, the 20-pound mark was reached by seven anglers on a warm, balmy day that had five-alarmer written all over it. Exactly why the bite was not as good as expected is still in question. Many pros reported a vanishing act of bedding bass that had just started to show up during practice, but have now disappeared despite highly favorable conditions At the top of the standings are Florida ace JT Kenney and Missouri veteran Stacey King, who checked in with 29-14 and 28-1, respectively. READ MORE »

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Top 5 Patterns from Toho Day 1

Lake Kissimmee produced the bulk of the top-10 catches on the first day of competition, but not all of them. Still, it seems that anglers believe the time lost to traveling through the lock from Toho to eventually get to Kissimmee is worth the gamble. READ MORE »

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Kenney Leads Day One Of Walmart Flw Tour Event On Lake Toho Presented By Mercury

Mercury pro J.T. Kenney of Palm Bay, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Thursday weighing 29 pounds, 14 ounces to vault to the top of the leaderboard on day one of the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Toho presented by Mercury. READ MORE »

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Toho Morning Report – Day 1

Updates are coming in from FLW’s On The Water crew, and right now reports are mixed. Several anglers have checked in with small limits. Others have shown off nice kickers. But as of now, no one who has checked in with an OTW team member has put a limit together with a solid kicker as an anchor. READ MORE »

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Boom or Bust at Toho

To varying degrees of success, tournament anglers are used to figuring out lakes that seemingly are a bundle of contradictions. Be that as it may, Lake Toho threatens to boggle their collective minds as the 2015 Walmart FLW Tour kickoff event presented by Mercury gets underway this morning. READ MORE »

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Citrus High School Wins Florida State High School Fishing Championship On Lake Toho

The Citrus High School team of Hunter McPherson and Laramy Strickland brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 29 pounds, 3 ounces to win the 2015 Florida State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Toho. The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in the High School Fishing Southeastern Conference Regional Championship tournament on Lake Lanier in September. READ MORE »

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Local Lewis Prevails on Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Wes Lewis of Sherrills Ford, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Norman. For his victory, Lewis earned $4,915. READ MORE »

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9-Pounder Carries Caruso to Title

BROOKELAND, Texas – Gary Caruso of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, weighed four bass totaling 19 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division tournament of 2015 on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. For his victory, Caruso earned $5,273. READ MORE »

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Barnes Notches First Win

EUFAULA, Ala. – Will Barnes of Headland, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the first Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Eufaula. For his victory, Barnes earned $4,938. READ MORE »

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FLW, Fishidy Partner Again In 2015

FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has announced a sponsorship renewal with map-based fishing social network Fishidy. The platform allows members to connect with other anglers, log catches and share spot information with differing levels of privacy via its website and mobile app. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE »

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Everett Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Offers Ram Trucks Contingency Award

Just one day after Ram Trucks CEO Bob Hegbloom and FLW announced a strategic marketing agreement that names Ram as the official tow vehicle of FLW, Everett Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Springdale, Ark., becomes the first dealer to introduce a contingency program for Walmart Bass Fishing League anglers. READ MORE »

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FLW Adds Ram Trucks As Official Tow Vehicle

FLW, the world’s premier tournament-fishing organization, and the Ram Truck brand announced today a strategic marketing agreement that names Ram the official tow vehicle of FLW. READ MORE »

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FLW Adds Ram Trucks as Official Tow Vehicle

FLW, the world’s premier tournament-fishing organization, and the Ram Trucks brand announced today a strategic marketing agreement that names Ram as the official tow vehicle of FLW. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. READ MORE »

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FLW, The J.M. Smucker Company Extend Partnership For 2015

World’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has announced a sponsorship renewal for the 2015 season with The J.M. Smucker Company to feature Folgers®, the iconic American coffee brand that has been The Best Part of Wakin’ Up™ for more than 150 years. READ MORE »

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George Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Gator Division Event on Lake Okeechobee

Fred George of Okeechobee, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Gator Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Okeechobee. For his victory, King earned $6,011. READ MORE »

/news/2015-02-21-central-oklahoma-university-wins-flw-college-fishing-southern-conference-event-on-lake-texoma

Central Oklahoma University Wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Event On Lake Texoma

DENISON, Texas – The Central Oklahoma University team of Colten Hutson of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Brock Enmeier of Enid, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on Lake Texoma Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 15 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Championship tournament. READ MORE »

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Rocks Rally George to Big O Title

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – Fred George of Okeechobee, Florida, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 7 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Gator Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Okeechobee. For his victory, King earned $6,011. READ MORE »

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Nicole Jacobs Joins Huk Performance Fishing Team

Huk Performance Fishing, a major manufacturer of fishing apparel, has signed a sponsorship agreement with Walmart FLW Tour co-angler Nicole Jacobs. READ MORE »

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FLW, The J.M. Smucker Company Extend Partnership

LW has renewed its sponsorship agreement with The J.M. Smucker Company to feature Folgers, the iconic American coffee brand for more than 150 years. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The J.M. Smucker Company has been a valued partner of FLW for many years,” says Trish Blake, president of FLW’s marketing division. “The Folgers Morning Take Off is always a huge hit and complements the family-friendly atmosphere perfectly at our tournaments. We’re excited to partner with the company again in 2015.” READ MORE »

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New Stays with Charlie’s Worms

Bryan New, the 2014 Forrest Wood Cup co-angler champion, has renewed his sponsorship agreement with Charlie’s Worms. The North Carolina angler has collected more than $132,000 fishing FLW events and has three wins to his credit, including the Cup, a Walmart FLW Tour event at Lake Eufaula in 2013 and a Walmart Bass Fishing League tournament on Lake Wylie the same year. READ MORE »