Live now : PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE 2020 Indian

David wins Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

David wins Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Pro Scott David of Goodrich, Texas, caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 35 pounds, 8 ounces to win $10,000 in cash plus a fully rigged Ranger boat and trailer package in the March 11-12 TTT event on Sam Rayburn.

JASPER, Texas - Pro Scott David of Goodrich, Texas, caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 35 pounds, 8 ounces to win $75,000 in cash and prizes, including a Ranger 519VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Lowrance electronics and EverStart batteries plus $10,000 cash as well as an additional $20,000 for being a registered Ranger boat owner and meeting contingency guidelines at the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail presented by Abu Garcia event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. A field of 200 pros and 200 co-anglers competed in the event, which featured a $220,500 purse.

With windy conditions and partly cloudy skies, David had to fish several areas to fill his daily limit. He was sight-fishing throughout the tournament, and most of his bites on day one came from a pocket with stained water. "I stayed in stained water the first day because there was less pressure in there," David said. Using a pair of Solar Bat polarized glasses, however, David was able to pick out bedding female bass as well as one male bass guarding fry to put together a nice limit.

Come day two, David had to search a little more to get his bites. He went to the Ash Bayou area to try and catch some bass he'd located in practice, but it didn't come through for him. Ultimately, he searched for scattered fish to finally gather his limit. David threw Zoom Speed Craws and jigs to get his bites.

Rounding out the top five pros are Michael Herron of Paris, Texas (10 bass, 35 pounds, 4 ounces, $8,000 plus $6,000 bonus); Nicholas Albus of Trinity, Texas (10 bass, 33 pounds, 2 ounces, $6,000 plus $4,000 bonus); John Guice of Trophy Club, Texas (10 bass, 32 pounds, 11 ounces, $4,300); and David Mullins of Coppell, Texas (10 bass, 31 pounds, 13 ounces, $3,200 plus $2,500).

Bonuses are awarded to registered Ranger boat owners. Pros must also fish out the eligible Ranger boat during the tournament to qualify for contingency awards. David's winnings also included a $5,000 bonus as the highest-finishing participant in the Ranger Cup incentive program.

Carl Fox of Belton, Texas, won the Co-angler Division title of the March 11-12 TTT event on Sam Rayburn with 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 1 ounce. He earned $4,000 cash plus a fully rigged Ranger boat and trailer package.Carl Fox of Belton, Texas, won the Co-angler Division title with 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 1 ounce. He earned $44,000, which included a fully rigged Ranger 519VX and $4,000 cash. Fox was throwing a watermelon red weightless Wave Stick Worm in 3 to 5 feet of water to catch his bass.

Rounding out the top five co-anglers are Mark King of Gurdon, Ark. (10 bass, 30 pounds, 6 ounces, $3,000 plus $1,650 bonus); Bill Rogers of Jasper, Texas (10 bass, 26 pounds, 2 ounces, $2,000 plus $1,200 bonus); Rusty Harvey of Nederland, Texas (10 bass, 23 pounds, 10 ounces, $1,000 plus $1,000 bonus); and Roy Cheany of Grand Saline, Texas (10 bass, 23 pounds, 3 ounces, $800 plus $900 bonus).

The next TTT event will be held April 1-2 on Cedar Creek Reservoir near Gun Barrel City, Texas. The top 50 pros and co-anglers based on year-end points standings will advance to the $210,000 Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail Championship Nov. 11-12 on Lake Stillhouse near Killeen, Texas. The winning pro at the championship can earn as much as $75,000 in cash and prizes, including a Ranger boat.

Named after the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, Forrest L. Wood, FLW Outdoors administers the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail, as well as the Wal-Mart FLW Tour, Wal-Mart FLW Series, Stren Series, Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League, Stratos Owners' Tournament Trail, Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour, Wal-Mart FLW Walleye League, Wal-Mart FLW Redfish Series, Wal-Mart FLW Kingfish Tour and Wal-Mart FLW Kingfish Series. These circuits offer combined purses exceeding $36.9 million through 241 events in 2006.

For more information on FLW Outdoors and its tournament programs, browse FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000.

Wal-Mart and many of America's largest and most respected companies support FLW Outdoors and its tournament trails. Wal-Mart signed on as title sponsor of the FLW Tour in 1997 and today is the world's leading supporter of tournament fishing. For more information on Wal-Mart, visit Wal-Mart.com.

Tags: press-release  2006-03-11-sam-rayburn-reservoir 

Volunteer Division Headed to Norris

Volunteer Division Headed to Norris

On June 20 and June 21, Norris Lake will play host to two separate Volunteer Division events. It’s not a two-day derby (as both tournaments will crown individual winners), but anyone who signs up for both events will get a little taste of the multi-day tournament life. READ MORE »

Kentucky’s Kelly Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Tournament on South Holston Reservoir

Kentucky’s Kelly Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Tournament on South Holston Reservoir

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Boater Danger Kelly of Somerset, Kentucky, brought five bass to the scale Saturday totaling 14 pounds, 14 ounces to win the 2020 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine event on South Holston Reservoir in Bristol, Tennessee. For his victory, Kelly earned a total of $3,021... READ MORE »

Jacob Wheeler Wins Toyota Series Tournament at Pickwick Lake

Jacob Wheeler Wins Toyota Series Tournament at Pickwick Lake

FLORENCE, Ala. – Major League Fishing (MLF) Bass Pro Tour angler Jacob Wheeler of Harrison, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale weighing 17 pounds, 11 ounces to win the three-day Toyota Series at Pickwick Lake event Saturday in Florence, Alabama. Wheeler’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing... READ MORE »

FLW Shares COVID-19 Guidelines for Upcoming Tournaments

FLW Shares COVID-19 Guidelines for Upcoming Tournaments

BENTON, Ky. – FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today COVID-19 guidelines intended to assist anglers and staff as the organization resumes tournament operations on May 28 with the Toyota Series event at Pickwick Lake (Tenn.). These guidelines apply to all 2020 FLW... READ MORE »

Toyota Series Set to Visit Lake Eufaula for Southeastern Division Opener

Toyota Series Set to Visit Lake Eufaula for Southeastern Division Opener

EUFAULA, Ala. – The 2020 Toyota Series will open the Southeastern Division with a tournament next week at Lake Eufaula, June 4-6, with the Toyota Series at Lake Eufaula. Hosted by the Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, the three-day tournament will feature the region’s best bass-fishing... READ MORE »

FLW Set for Return to Competition with Toyota Series Tournament on Pickwick Lake

FLW Set for Return to Competition with Toyota Series Tournament on Pickwick Lake

FLORENCE, Ala. – FLW is set to return to tournament competition next week in Florence, Alabama, with the three-day Toyota Series event at Pickwick Lake, May 28-30. Hosted by Florence/Lauderdale Tourism, the event will feature a return to action for the region’s best bass-fishing pros and co-anglers... READ MORE »

209 Pros to Compete for $3.97 million  in FLW “Super Tournaments”

209 Pros to Compete for $3.97 million in FLW “Super Tournaments”

BENTON, Ky. – FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, released the expanded 2020 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit roster, which now includes top Major League Fishing (MLF) pros like Jacob Wheeler and reigning REDCREST Champion Edwin Evers. When the season restarts June 23... READ MORE »

FLW Revamps 2020 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule: Extends Invitation to Major League Fishing Pro Anglers

FLW Revamps 2020 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule: Extends Invitation to Major League Fishing Pro Anglers

BENTON, Ky. – FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a revised 2020 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit schedule, which will return June 23-26 on Lake Chickamauga. The regular season will conclude on the Detroit River, Aug. 11-14. The Tackle Warehouse TITLE, the FLW Pro... READ MORE »

Major League Fishing Cancels 2020 MLF College Faceoffs presented by Wiley X

Major League Fishing Cancels 2020 MLF College Faceoffs presented by Wiley X

(TULSA, Okla.) Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today the cancellation of the 2020 MLF College Faceoffs presented by Wiley X in an effort to minimize risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic... READ MORE »

FLW Extends Rescheduling Period, Announces Dates for 51 of 61 Postponed Tournaments

FLW Extends Rescheduling Period, Announces Dates for 51 of 61 Postponed Tournaments

BENTON, Ky. – FLW took swift action to help flatten the curve in the fight against COVID-19 on March 17 and began rescheduling tournaments through May 3. Today, the tournament organization announced that they are extending the rescheduling period through May 23. FLW is hopeful that conditions... READ MORE »

MLF and FLW Make Latest Magazine Issue Available Free to All

MLF and FLW Make Latest Magazine Issue Available Free to All

BENTON, Ky. – Major League Fishing (MLF) and FLW have come up with another solution for how anglers can continue to shelter in place safely while also scratching their fishing itch. To help everyone weather the COVID-19 pandemic at home, the organizations are offering the current April/May 2020 issue of... READ MORE »

FLW Announces Rescheduled Tournament Dates for Select Events

FLW Announces Rescheduled Tournament Dates for Select Events

On March 30, FLW took the unprecedented action of rescheduling all tournaments through May 3 to help flatten the curve in the ongoing fight against COVID-19. The coming weeks will undoubtedly be difficult, but FLW remains hopeful that with some extra precautions we can proceed with tournaments soon... READ MORE »

Jason Abram Wins Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

Jason Abram Wins Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – After fishing at FLW’s top pro-level circuit for 11 years, competing in his 76th career event, pro Jason Abram of Piney Flats, Tennessee, finally got it done. Abram earned his first career victory in a dramatic finale Saturday at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin... READ MORE »

Tennessee’s Abram Extends Lead at Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

Tennessee’s Abram Extends Lead at Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – It was more of the same Friday on Day Three of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin in Alexander City, Alabama – everyone caught a limit of bass and tournament leader pro Jason Abram of Piney Flats, Tennessee, continued to hold on to his top spot. Abram... READ MORE »

Tennessee’s Abram Takes Lead at Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

Tennessee’s Abram Takes Lead at Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – Pro Jason Abram of Piney Flats, Tennessee, caught five bass weighing 17 pounds, 10 ounces Thursday to take control of the leaderboard after Day Two of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin in Alexander City, Alabama. Abram’s two-day total of 10 bass weighing... READ MORE »

Georgia Rookie Adams Leads Day One of Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

Georgia Rookie Adams Leads Day One of Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – A field of bass fishing professionals from around the world began their four-day competition for a top award of up to $135,000 at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin Wednesday in Alexander City, Alabama... READ MORE »

FLW To Reschedule Tournaments Through April 5

FLW To Reschedule Tournaments Through April 5

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – FLW announced today that out of an abundance of caution and the uncertainty of venue availability amid rapidly evolving restrictions, the organization will reschedule all tournaments through April 5, except for the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit event on Lake Martin in Alexander... READ MORE »

FLW Shifts Start Date of Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

FLW Shifts Start Date of Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. (March 17, 2020) – FLW announced today that this week’s Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit event at Lake Martin, originally scheduled to start Thursday, has been shifted and will now begin competition Wednesday. Hosted by the Alexander City Chamber, the tournament will remain four days and will READ MORE »

Rocky Mount’s Steckler Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Lake of the Ozarks

Rocky Mount’s Steckler Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Lake of the Ozarks

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – Boater Cory Steckler of Rocky Mount, Missouri, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 7 ounces to win the 2020 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine event at Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Missouri. For his victory, Steckler... READ MORE »

Lynchburg’s Dice Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Smith Mountain Lake

Lynchburg’s Dice Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League Event on Smith Mountain Lake

HUDDLESTON, Va. – Boater Jack Dice of Lynchburg, Virginia, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 22 pounds even to win the 2020 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine event at Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Virginia. For his victory, Dice earned a total of $5,246... READ MORE »