UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Erie

Last Casts: Beaver Lake

Last Casts: Beaver Lake

It’s been a busy year in the FLW Outdoors bass circuits in terms of new lures and techniques. The Stren Series on Okeechobee exposed the Chatterbait, the FLW Series on Lake Lanier shed some light on the Swarming Hornet Fish Head Spin, and during the Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake last week, “wake baits” began to make some waves. READ MORE »

Another win for Shin

Another win for Shin

ROGERS, Ark. – David Fritts. Rick Clunn. And now, Shinichi Fukae. The Japanese pro joined the ranks of bass fishing’s best Saturday by winning the Wal-Mart Open at Beaver Lake, becoming only the third pro angler ever to win multiple tournaments in the same Wal-Mart FLW Tour season. READ MORE »

Fukae wins $1.25 million Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. - Shinichi Fukae of Mineola, Texas, earned the Wal-Mart FLW Tour's coveted Land O'Lakes Angler of the Year title as a rookie in 2004, and today he joined legendary anglers David Fritts and Rick Clunn as only the third angler in history to win two FLW Tour events in a single season. His historic win in the Wal-Mart Open powered by Tyson came courtesy of a two-day, final-round catch of 10 bass weighing 21 pounds. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 4

Fukae ties 6-year-old FLW Tour record, Rose loses by a nose, and Robertson quietly becomes the man to beat in the 2006 Angler of the Year race. READ MORE »

Frigid finals

Frigid finals

ROGERS, Ark. — As the top 10 finalists departed Prairie Creek Marina shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday, they were greeted with frosty temperatures and signs that troublesome winds were once again on the horizon. READ MORE »

Fukae grabs lead in $1.25 million Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Shinichi Fukae of Mineola, Texas, grabbed a 1-pound, 7-ounce lead over Team Bounty pro Craig Powers of Rockwood, Tenn., Friday in the $1.25 million Wal-Mart Open powered by Tyson on Beaver Lake thanks to a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 3 ounces. If he retains his lead Saturday, Fukae will pocket $200,000 and notch his second tour win of the season. READ MORE »

It’s Shin in the wind

It’s Shin in the wind

ROGERS, Ark. – While the sun came out for Friday’s competition at Beaver Lake, the breeze came with it, bringing wind speeds that cracked double digits. Under those conditions, the only pro to do the same was Shinichi Fukae, who popped a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 3 ounces to lead the first half of the finals at the Wal-Mart Open. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 3

Former FLW Tour title holders battle it out, the wind wreaks havoc on the field and Strother dances a jig en route to tourney title. READ MORE »

Strother stakes out co-angler title at Beaver Lake

Strother stakes out co-angler title at Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Richard Strother used an auspicious tree-fishing technique to help himself to three good bass and the $40,000 Co-angler Division victory at the Beaver Lake Wal-Mart Open Friday. READ MORE »

Bedtime at Beaver?

Bedtime at Beaver?

ROGERS, Ark. — The bass have been itching to come up to the bank and spawn at Beaver Lake, and the anglers have been anxiously waiting for them to do it. The skies cleared, and temperatures are rising Friday, which could make everyone happy as day three of the Wal-Mart Open gets under way. READ MORE »

Powers thunders into Beaver Lake lead

Powers thunders into Beaver Lake lead

ROGERS, Ark. — A nasty storm front with straight-line winds and scary lightning cut across Northwest Arkansas Thursday, but that didn’t stop Craig Powers from reasserting his authority at Beaver Lake. The pro from Rockwood, Tenn., racked up another five-bass limit full of big largemouth bass and took the opening-round lead at the Wal-Mart Open with a two-day weight of 31 pounds, 4 ounces. READ MORE »

Powers takes lead in Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – An opening round total of 10 bass weighing 31-pounds, 4-ounces propelled Team Gain pro Craig Powers of Rockwood, Tenn., to the top of the leaderboard Thursday in the $1.25 million Wal-Mart Open powered by Tyson. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 2

Craig powers his way to first place, Kreiger sneaks into semifinals by a hair, the women make some noise, and Japanese anglers put the pro field on notice … again. READ MORE »

Beaver Lake battle resumes

Beaver Lake battle resumes

ROGERS, Ark. – As the gray dawn broke over Beaver Lake early Thursday morning, it was apparent that storm clouds dominated the horizon both literally and figuratively. READ MORE »

Thomas leads Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. - Jeffrey Thomas of Broadway, N.C., caught a limit weighing 16 pounds, 10 ounces to take the top spot in the Pro Division after the first day of competition on Beaver Lake. READ MORE »

Thomas goes big, hits over 16 ½ at Beaver Lake

Thomas goes big, hits over 16 ½ at Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. — The stormy weather that threatened Wal-Mart FLW Tour anglers in the morning never really materialized into much Wednesday. In fact, conditions were downright balmy at Beaver Lake by afternoon. But it stayed overcast enough for Jeffrey Thomas to pull out the power baits and crank his way into the Pro Division lead on opening day of the Wal-Mart Open. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open, Beaver Lake, Day 1

Dyer puts Wal-Mart Open in perspective, Kreiger gets off the snide, and a local junior high school class raises the bar and decibel level for crowd participation READ MORE »

Stormy start at Beaver

Stormy start at Beaver

ROGERS, Ark. — Thunder, lightning and sporadic rain squalls interrupted takeoff proceedings at Beaver Lake Wednesday morning, but all 200 boats got off safely to start the Wal-Mart FLW Tour’s 2006 Wal-Mart Open. READ MORE »

Staff Picks: Beaver Lake

Staff Picks: Beaver Lake

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Pro Picks: Beaver Lake

Pro Picks: Beaver Lake

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