UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Arnoldussen rallies for emotional third win

Arnoldussen rallies for emotional third win

TRENTON, Mich. – Long considered one of the best walleye anglers in the game, Dean Arnoldussen has had a rough go of it lately. Over the holidays his brother Daniel died tragically when he fell through the ice while driving on Lily Lake in northern Wisconsin. READ MORE »

Macker makes it look easy

Macker makes it look easy

TRENTON, Mich. – Up until Thursday, Todd Macker had never tournament fished in his life. He signed up for the FLW Walleye Tour event on the Detroit River/Lake Erie with the intention of learning more about a body of water that isn’t too far from his home in Columbus, Mich. After spending three days in the boat with Mark Meravy, Alan Szoke and Dean Arnoldussen, his head is about to explode with information overload. READ MORE »

Arnoldussen wins FLW Walleye Tour season opener on Detroit River

TRENTON, Mich. – Pro Dean Arnoldussen of Appleton, Wis., and co-angler Todd Macker of Columbus, Mich., caught five walleyes weighing 33 pounds, 15 ounces to win the FLW Walleye Tour Eastern Division tournament on the Detroit River. After starting the day in third place, Arnoldussen had a three-day catch of 15 walleyes weighing 101-13 to win by more than 2-pounds over his closest competitor. He took home $34,924 for his efforts. READ MORE »

Bluebird day on Erie

Bluebird day on Erie

TRENTON, Mich. – The top of the leaderboard is extremely tight at the season-opening FLW Walleye Tour event on the Detroit River/Lake Erie. Leading the tournament is Richard Fike with 70 pounds, 9 ounces. Eight ounces behind him is David Kolb with 70-1. But truth be told, any of the top 10 pros have a chance to claim victory. READ MORE »

Fike finds five more

Fike finds five more

TRENTON, Mich. – Richard Fike has only fished two FLW Outdoors walleye tournaments in his life. Both were on Lake Erie – his favorite body of water. So when he signed up to fish the 2010 FLW Walleye Tour opener, he kept his expectations to a minimum. But now he finds himself in the driver’s seat with only one day of competition remaining. READ MORE »

Fike leads FLW Walleye Tour event on the Detroit River

TRENTON, Mich. – Pro Richard Fike of Farmington, Pa., and co-angler Dan Jarvi of Rockford, Ill., caught five walleyes weighing 34 pounds, 3 ounces Friday to keep Fike barely in the lead at the FLW Walleye Tour Eastern Division tournament on the Detroit River. Fike now has a two-day catch of 10 walleyes weighing 70-9 and a narrow 8-ounce lead over second place David Kolb of Rockford, Mich., going into the final day of competition. READ MORE »

Day two begins with a flurry

Day two begins with a flurry

TRENTON, Mich. – Chevy pro Jason Przekurat said it best. “Ever go through a car wash in a convertible?” he asked Tournament Director Sonny Reynolds yesterday. “That’s what it feels like out there.” While the two-time Angler of the Year is embellishing a bit, the conditions at the first FLW Walleye Tour event are brutal. And to make things worse, the fishermen awoke Friday morning to a slushy layer of snow covering their boats and trucks. READ MORE »

Strong winds, stronger bite

Strong winds, stronger bite

TRENTON, Mich. – Thursday’s stiff westerly winds weren’t enough to hold back a red-hot Lake Erie walleye bite. Although both the Detroit River and the Michigan side of Erie are in play at the season-opening FLW Walleye Tour event, most anglers opted for the lake. What they found was clean water and hungry female walleyes. Twenty pros registered limits in excess of 28 pounds, but none were bigger than Richard Fike’s 36-6. READ MORE »

Fike leads FLW Walleye Tour event on Detroit River

TRENTON, Mich. – Pro Richard Fike of Farmington, Pa., and co-angler Richard Dobbs of Woodridge, Ill., brought in five walleyes weighing 36 pounds, 6 ounces Thursday to lead day one of the FLW Walleye Tour Eastern Division tournament on the Detroit River. The pair now holds a very narrow 2-ounce lead over their closest rivals in an event featuring 55 pros and 55 co-anglers fishing for top awards of up to $35,000 in the Pro Division and up to $7,500 in the Co-angler Division. READ MORE »