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Nixon wins $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour bass event

FLORENCE, Ala. — Chevy pro Larry Nixon, Bee Branch, Ark., proved why he ranks as one of bass fishing's all-time greats Saturday by winning his second Wal-Mart FLW Tour event in as many years. He won the event despite chilly conditions on Lake Wheeler that put anglers representing 34 states and Japan to the test. READ MORE »

Nixon nails down victory

Nixon nails down victory

<I>Arkansas native uses dominating performance to capture second FLW title in eight months</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – Like all great champions, Larry Nixon stepped up his game when it mattered most. Despite struggling in the semifinals and qualifying in READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 4

The General makes the all-time money list, a familiar name tops the standings, and what's next for Aaron Martens? READ MORE »

Final countdown

Final countdown

<I>Anglers head out onto Lake Wheeler in search of hefty five-fish limits, $110,000 first prize</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – With a dense fog advisory in effect and overcast conditions dominating the early morning landscape, the top-10 pro finalists disemb READ MORE »

Jones leads top 10 anglers in $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event

<I>Governor Don Siegelman attending final weigh-in</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. — Wal-Mart FLW Tour pro and Team Yamaha angler Alton Jones, Waco, Texas, continued his dominating performance Friday on Lake Wheeler to lead the top-10 pros into Saturday's final round with five bass weighing 12 pounds, 9 ounces. It was his third straight day atop the leaderboard. READ MORE »

Jones makes it three for three

Jones makes it three for three

<I>Texas native puts on another clinic, fails to relinquish lead for third consecutive day</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – In the immortal words of Yogi Berra, it was déjà vu all over again. Bolstered by a 12-pound, 9-ounce catch, Alton Jones of Waco, Texas, READ MORE »

Caldwell crowned co-angler champion

Caldwell crowned co-angler champion

<I>Pennsylvania native captures first prize, check for $15,000</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – When Doug Caldwell came off the water during the final day of FLW competition, he knew his catch was good enough to take home a nice check. However, he didn't imagi READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 3

Jones on the verge of setting an impressive record, several pros cash in when it counts, and the poll returns are in: Mayor Caldwell wins in a tight race. READ MORE »

Full-throttle FLW

Full-throttle FLW

<I>Day three begins, co-angler champion to be crowned Friday</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – Both fields have been cut to 20 anglers apiece for Friday's Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition at Lake Wheeler. For the co-anglers, the top prize of $15,000 will be decide READ MORE »

Yamaha’s Jones retains lead in $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event

FLORENCE, Ala. — Team Yamaha pro Alton Jones, Waco, Texas, will lead 20 of the nation's top bass anglers into Friday's semifinal round of the $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Lake Wheeler with a two-day, opening-round total of 10 bass weighing 35 pounds, 13 ounces. READ MORE »

Jones crushes pro field on Lake Wheeler, tightens grip on first place

Jones crushes pro field on Lake Wheeler, tightens grip on first place

<I>Morgan overcomes sluggish start, vaults into co-angler lead</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – After turning in a spectacular performance on the first day of FLW competition, Alton Jones said that he needed about 8 pounds during Thursday's contest to guarante READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 2

It's an all-star semifinals, Team Yamaha runs up the score, and Armil Morgan buzzes up from worst to first with help of Mr. Jones. READ MORE »

Valentine’s D-Day

Valentine’s D-Day

<I>Semifinal survival, sweetheart limits are the hope of all anglers as they kick off competition on Feb. 14</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – As the sun crept over the horizon shortly after 6:30 a.m. this morning, 350 anglers from more than 30 states were busy READ MORE »

Jones leads Wheeler’s $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event

FLORENCE, Ala. — Wal-Mart FLW Tour anglers from 34 states and Japan searched every inch of Lake Wheeler's 67,100 acres Wednesday for a solid five-bass limit to start the season's second $550,000 tournament presented by Pepsi and Frito-Lay. At the end of the day, however, only 50 limits were caught despite remarkable fishing by 350 of the nation's top anglers. READ MORE »

Jones grabs lead on Lake Wheeler

Jones grabs lead on Lake Wheeler

<I>Huey nets first place in Co-angler Division</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – After a two-year hiatus from the FLW Tour, Alton Jones of Waco, Texas, signaled that he is once again a force to be reckoned with. Using a five-fish catch totaling 16 pounds, 10 ou READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Lake Wheeler, Day 1

Bass catch a case of lockjaw from the cold, Stone's a regular third fiddle, and Cummings nabs a huge smallmouth despite it all. READ MORE »

Shoulders to the wheel

Shoulders to the wheel

<I>Anglers take off on Tennessee River for second FLW tournament of the year</I><br><br>FLORENCE, Ala. – Action is underway at the second $550,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event of the season as 350 of the nation's best anglers hit the waters of Lake Wheeler this morning for the first day of bass-fishing action. READ MORE »

FLW Tour preview: Lake Wheeler – Feb. 13-16

<I>Anglers predict cold weather, tough fishing conditions and plenty of strategy</I><br><br>If last month's FLW tourney on Lake Okeechobee offered anglers a bountiful harvest of largemouth bass, sunny skies and August temperatures, this month's FLW contes READ MORE »

Pundits’ picks

FLW Outdoors writers present their picks for the Lake Wheeler Conseco Fishing Challenge and tell you why.<br> READ MORE »

Destination: Lake Wheeler, FLW Tour, Feb. 13-16

Destination: Lake Wheeler, FLW Tour, Feb. 13-16

The lake has a large number of 1 ½- to 2-pound bass in it so there will be a lot of limits caught. Many different patterns are likely to be working in February, too. At 67,100 acres and roughly 60 miles in length, Wheeler offers a vast selection of diverse cover. READ MORE »