UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Pickwick Lake

Scheide’s shocker

Scheide’s shocker

ROGERS, Ark. – When Ray Scheide of Dover, Ark., was declared the winner of the 2009 Walmart Open on Beaver Lake this afternoon, he looked more like he had just won a game show than a bass fishing tournament. READ MORE »

Scheide wins Walmart Open title on Beaver Lake

Scheide wins Walmart Open title on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Team BP pro Ray Scheide of Dover, Ark., caught a final-round total of 10 bass weighing 21 pounds, 1 ounce to win $200,000 in the $1.1 million Walmart FLW Tour Walmart Open on Beaver Lake. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 4

ROGERS, Ark. — Heading back to weigh-in on the final day of competition, Ray Scheide knew he was a long shot to win the 2009 Walmart Open. With three great anglers ahead of him, he realized everything would have to fall in place to have a shot at his second FLW Tour title. READ MORE »

Into the great wide Open

Into the great wide Open

ROGERS, Ark. – On a brisk, misty morning the top-10 FLW Tour pros made their way through the crowds, jumped into their boats and departed Prairie Creek marina shortly after 6:30 a.m. to embark on the most important journey they’ve taken all week. READ MORE »

Christie pulls ahead at Beaver Lake

Christie pulls ahead at Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Going into day three, it became apparent that the 2009 Walmart Open on a flooded Beaver Lake was going to be a heated contest between those pros flipping bushes and those pros fishing a hit-or-miss shad-spawn pattern. READ MORE »

Bridgeman’s fishing fantasy becomes reality

Bridgeman’s fishing fantasy becomes reality

ROGERS, Ark. – Brent Bridgeman of Elkmont, Ala., proved that fishing fantasy can become a reality today by winning the Co-angler Division of the Walmart Open on Beaver Lake. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 3

ROGERS, Ark. — Perhaps nobody in the entire Walmart Open, pro or co-angler, has exhibited quite the level of enthusiasm that Brent Bridgeman of Elkmont, Ala., has demonstrated for the sport over the past two years. READ MORE »

Beating the bushes or shadowing the shad

Beating the bushes or shadowing the shad

ROGERS, Ark. – When Beaver Lake began to flood its original shoreline two weeks ago, it threw FLW Tour pros a curve ball for their practice rounds of the 2009 Walmart Open. READ MORE »

Ehrler leads Walmart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Team National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces Friday to capture the lead in the Walmart FLW Tour’s $1.1 million Walmart Open on Beaver Lake with a two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 24-6. READ MORE »

Beaver's rising waters can't dampen Ehrler’s fire

Beaver's rising waters can't dampen Ehrler’s fire

ROGERS, Ark. – Beaver Lake water levels continue to rise to some 9 feet over normal pool today, but that is still not enough water to put out the roaring fishing fire known as Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 2

ROGERS, Ark. — From 1999 through 2004, nobody dominated FLW Tour competition on Beaver Lake quite like Clark Wendlandt. Over that five-year time span, Wendlandt netted two titles (1999 and 2001), two fourth-place finishes (2002 and 2004) and one 10th-place finish (2000). READ MORE »

Beaver Lake bounty or bust

Beaver Lake bounty or bust

ROGERS, Ark. – With a fickle bite, constantly changing conditions and a tightly packed leaderboard serving as a backdrop for the second day of FLW tournament action, anglers need to solve the Beaver Lake puzzle in a hurry if they are to harbor any thoughts at all of punching their ticket to the finals. READ MORE »

Rose leads $1.1 million Walmart Open on Beaver Lake

Rose leads $1.1 million Walmart Open on Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., weighed in a five-bass limit that weighed 13 pounds even during the first day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour’s Walmart Open on Beaver Lake and ended the day with a slim 8-ounce lead. READ MORE »

Rose knows Beaver Lake

Rose knows Beaver Lake

ROGERS, Ark. – Eight feet of new water in Beaver Lake went a long way in diluting the weights at the day-one weigh-in of the Walmart Open on Thursday. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Tour, Beaver Lake Day 1

After the first day of FLW Tour competition on Beaver Lake, it’s really starting to look like this tournament will likely be decided by a few crucial ounces one way or another. With big bass as scarce as stable weather in the northwest Arkansas area over the past few weeks, weights are incredibly bunched up. READ MORE »

Open at random

Open at random

ROGERS, Ark. – For the 12th consecutive year, the FLW Tour has found its way to Beaver Lake for the annual Walmart Open, otherwise known as stop No. 4 on the schedule. READ MORE »