UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - James River

Lefebre leads anglers into final day of $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Old Hickory Lake

Kellogg’s pro Dave Lefebre of Erie, Pa., sits in the No. 1 spot heading into the final day of the four-day, $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event presented by Snickers on Old Hickory Lake thanks to a five-bass catch Friday that weighed 15 pounds, 2 ounces. READ MORE »

Old Hickory <i>stick</i>

Old Hickory <i>stick</i>

GALLATIN, Tenn. – It was certainly no surprise that Dave Lefebre won $100,000 on the final day of Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition at Old Hickory Lake. What was extraordinary was how he ran away with it over the last two days. The 33-year-old pro from Erie, Pa., caught another five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday and won his first FLW Pro Division title with a final-round total weight of 27-7. READ MORE »

Lefebre wins $100,000 as Wal-Mart FLW Tour champion on Old Hickory Lake

Kellogg’s pro Dave Lefebre of Erie, Pa., collected $100,000 cash Saturday as winner of the four-day, $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event presented by Snickers on Old Hickory Lake, and he scored his first FLW Tour win in dramatic fashion with a commanding 8-pound, 15-ounce margin of victory. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 4

Lefebre wins going away, Hibdon finds redemption and another Japanese angler makes some noise on the tour READ MORE »

All eyes on him

All eyes on him

GALLATIN, Tenn. – In most Wal-Mart FLW Tour events, a lead of 6 pounds, 4 ounces would appear to be nearly insurmountable heading into the final day of competition, but that weight represents the size of just one decent-sized largemouth at Old Hickory Lake. With this lake’s history of coughing up the odd enormous limit when it’s least expected, don’t think that escaped the notice of leader Dave Lefebre – or the other nine pros chasing him – at takeoff Saturday. READ MORE »

Le favorite

Le favorite

GALLATIN, Tenn. – On what can only be described as an extremely tough day of fishing for Wal-Mart FLW Tour anglers at Old Hickory Lake, Erie, Pennsylvania’s Dave Lefebre showed why he is considered one of the fastest-rising stars on the pro circuit. Of the 10 pros remaining, he caught the only five-bass limit of the day Friday and leads his closest challenger, Glenn Browne, by more than 6 pounds heading into the second half of the final round Saturday. READ MORE »

Katsu cashes in

Katsu cashes in

GALLATIN, Tenn. – As difficult as it was for the pros to catch fish in Friday’s Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition at Old Hickory Lake, it was downright impossible for most of the co-anglers. Just two out of the 10 co-angler finalists landed keeper bass and, in the end, it was a happy angler from faraway waters who came away with the $15,000 winner’s check. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 3

Lefebre wallops the pro field, ‘Katsu’ brings home the yen and Hackney, Clunn and other top pros search for answers READ MORE »

Maneuvering toward victory on Old Hickory

Maneuvering toward victory on Old Hickory

With 380 anglers sent packing after yesterday’s weigh-in, the remaining top 10 competitors in both the Pro and Co-angler divisions departed Bull Creek Marina shortly after 7 a.m. amidst an abundance of sunshine and some of the chilliest temperatures of the tournament to date. READ MORE »

Browne bomber

Browne bomber

GALLATIN, Tenn. – It’s been difficult to find a consistent bite at Old Hickory Lake this week, but Glenn Browne of Ocala, Fla., has been steady enough over the first two days to lead the charge out of the opening round. He placed first in the Pro Division in Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition Thursday with a two-day combined weight of 33 pounds, 2 ounces. READ MORE »

Browne leads opening round on Old Hickory Lake

Ranger pro Glenn Browne of Ocala, Fla., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 33 pounds, 2 ounces to lead the 10 pros who advanced to Friday’s competition in the four-day, $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Old Hickory Lake. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 2

Hackney rebounds in dramatic fashion, Dudley makes catch of a lifetime and Rojas stumbles bigtime READ MORE »

Heading back out to Old Hickory

Heading back out to Old Hickory

GALLATIN, Tenn. – Wal-Mart FLW Tour anglers are back on the water at Old Hickory Lake for the second half of opening-round action in the third tour stop of the year. READ MORE »

Veenstra leads $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Old Hickory Lake

GALLATIN, Tenn. – Yamaha pro Marcel Veenstra of Brighton, Mich., hauled in five bass Wednesday that weighed 23 pounds, 9 ounces to lead opening day of the four-day, $500,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Old Hickory Lake. The tournament, which is presented by Snickers and hosted by the Forward Sumner Economic Council and Sumner County Tourism, will award the winning pro $100,000 cash following Saturday’s final-round weigh-in. Veenstra leads the 200-angler pro field by a 3-pound, 6-ounce margin. READ MORE »

Veenstra prevails on day one

Veenstra prevails on day one

GALLATIN, Tenn. – They said this week’s Wal-Mart FLW tournament would be a tough one at Old Hickory Lake, and by many accounts on day one it was. Still, Marcel Veenstra needed one of the heaviest single-day limits of the year – 23 pounds, 9 ounces – to take the Pro Division lead out of the chute here in Tennessee. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Old Hickory Lake, Day 1

Cold weather puts damper on weights, Veenstra makes pitch for first top-10 finish and Rojas guns for angler-of-the-year title READ MORE »

Cold Hickory Lake

Cold Hickory Lake

With a nip in the air, frost on the ground and water temperatures hovering in the high 40s, 400 pros and co-anglers kicked off the start of the FLW Tour event on Old Hickory Lake bundled from head to toe. The unseasonably cool temperatures seemed to catch many anglers, who departed Bull Creek Marina shortly after 7 a.m., by surprise. READ MORE »

Good catches expected at Old Hickory

Good catches expected at Old Hickory

Yes, it’s cold. Yes, it’s windy. And, yes, snow flurries are in the forecast for Gallatin, Tenn., the site of the Wal-Mart FLW Tour event being held on Old Hickory Lake. READ MORE »

FLW preview: Old Hickory looking tough

FLW preview: Old Hickory looking tough

FLW anglers hoping to pad their point totals when the tour makes its third stop of the season at Old Hickory Lake March 10 are likely going to find it a tough fishing tournament. The 22,500-acre impoundment near Nashville not only sees its fair share of fishing pressure, but competitors will be facing a prohibitive 14-inch minimum size limit as well as some wintry fishing conditions. READ MORE »

Pundits’ Picks: Old Hickory Lake

Pundits’ Picks: Old Hickory Lake

Blaukat, Schroeder win at Atchafalaya. Writers cull Dudley, Washburn. READ MORE »