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FLW Tour Recap: Beaver Lake

FLW Tour Recap: Beaver Lake

Well I didn’t quite get my wish for snow in Rodgers, Ark., for our first Wal-Mart FLW Tour Major, but it sure did feel like home with morning temps in the 20s and frost all over the boat. READ MORE »

North Carolina's Thrift wins Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk

ROGERS, Ark. – Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 15 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Straight Talk on Beaver Lake with a four-day catch of 18 bass weighing 54-8. READ MORE »

Another Thrift thrashing

Another Thrift thrashing

ROGERS, Ark. – The 2010 tournament season was a rollercoaster ride for Bryan Thrift. He claimed his first Walmart FLW Tour win on his home lake in front of family and friends. A few months later, he won the coveted Angler of the Year award. But Thrift also remembers 2010 for what he lost – his father, Tommy, to cancer. But 2011 couldn’t have started any better. Thrift and his wife, Allison, are proud parents to newborn baby Wylie Thomas. And at Wylie’s first tournament, his dad delivered another textbook thrashing. READ MORE »

Beaver Lake bash brothers

Beaver Lake bash brothers

ROGERS, Ark. – Three years after his brother Stetson won the Walmart Open on Beaver Lake, younger brother Keeton matched the impressive feat on the exact same body of water. Ironically, both Blaylocks claimed their first Tour win from the back of the boat at the age of 20. But Keeton claimed victory in wire-to-wire fashion while Stetson used a final-day rally. READ MORE »

Beaver Lake big-fish parade

Beaver Lake big-fish parade

ROGERS, Ark. – During practice, there were rumors that Beaver Lake had the potential to produce a 20-pound stringer this week. The first two days of the Walmart FLW Tour event failed to live up to expectations in that regard. But on a bone-chilling day three, Bryan Thrift surpassed the coveted mark. Amazingly, he didn’t even assume the tournament lead. READ MORE »

Shuffield leads Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk

ROGERS, Ark. – EverStart pro Ron Shuffield of Bismarck, Ark., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to capture the lead at the Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk and advanced to the top 10 as the crucial No. 1 seed. With a three-day catch of 13 bass weighing 41-6, he now holds a 13-ounce lead in the tournament going into the final day of competition. READ MORE »

Schenck soars to first

Schenck soars to first

ROGERS, Ark. – Many of the 150 pros fishing the Walmart FLW Tour event on Beaver Lake are running up the White River and targeting largemouth bass. A few others are heading towards the dam and fishing for a combination of spotted and largemouth bass in deep water. But pro leader Shad Schenck is staying close to the launch and maximizing his fishing time. And thus far, the plan has worked to perfection. READ MORE »

Schenck leads Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk

ROGERS, Ark. – Walmart FLW Tour pro Shad Schenck of Waynetown, Ind., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 14 ounces Friday to capture the lead on day two of the Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk. His two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 28 pounds, 7 ounces gives him a 2-pound, 1-ounce lead heading into the third day of the tournament. There were 158 pros and 158 co-anglers from across the United States, Canada and Mexico that started the tournament. The top 20 will fish day three and the top 10 will compete for the title on day four. READ MORE »

Overcoming the Beaver Lake curse

Overcoming the Beaver Lake curse

ROGERS, Ark. – For much of his professional fishing career, Beaver Lake has been the bane of Dave Lefebre’s existence. Without the northwestern Arkansas impoundment on the schedule every year, Lefebre would likely have several Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year trophies on his mantel. But over the last few years, he’s slowly started to figure it out. And today he put that knowledge and experience to work – sacking the tournament’s biggest limit. READ MORE »

Lefebre leads Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk

ROGERS, Ark. – Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes pro Dave Lefebre of Union City, Pa., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk. Lefebre holds a slim 7-ounce lead over National Guard pro Justin Lucas of Guntersville, Ala., who caught five bass weighing 15-13 in a tournament featuring 316 anglers from all across the country, Canada and Mexico. READ MORE »

Boom or bust at Beaver

Boom or bust at Beaver

ROGERS, Ark. – After a one-year hiatus, the Walmart FLW Tour has returned to Beaver Lake. The White River impoundment has a long and storied history in professional bass fishing, hosting some of the first events for both major tournament organizations. While Beaver has been a fixture on the FLW schedule, few anglers have ever fished it this early in the season. READ MORE »