UPCOMING EVENT: T-H Marine BFL - 2019 - Potomac River

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

FLW Tour Recap: 2011 Forrest Wood Cup

FLW Tour Recap: 2011 Forrest Wood Cup

The 2011 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita, Ark., was a huge success! I don’t know how many were in attendance, or how many actually visited the Expo over the weekend, but I know it was extremely crowded and that the Kellogg’s team signed thousands of autographs. READ MORE »

Martin digs deep for Ouachita win

Martin digs deep for Ouachita win

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Despite having three Walmart FLW Tour wins, it was easy to recognize Scott Martin as the son of legendary angler Roland Martin. But after claiming the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita, it’s clear Martin has stepped out of his father’s shadow and is carving his own remarkable career. READ MORE »

Martin claims 2011 Forrest Wood Cup title

Martin claims 2011 Forrest Wood Cup title

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – National Guard pro Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces Sunday to claim the title of Forrest Wood Cup champion on Lake Ouachita READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 4

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 4

Although Scott Martin came into the finals with a nice 5-pound cushion, by 1 p.m. he only had three fish in the boat. It was at that time that Martin acknowledged that the nerves finally started to get to him. READ MORE »

A contrast of styles

A contrast of styles

ROYAL, Ark. – The primary options for today’s Forrest Wood Cup finalists are somewhat akin to the classic tortoise and hare allusion. Do you want slow-and-steady or fast-and-furious? READ MORE »

Mueller makes it happen

Mueller makes it happen

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Clichéd as it may sound, the third time really was the charm for Paul Mueller, whose third appearance in the Forrest Wood Cup ended victoriously for the Southbury, Conn., co-angler. READ MORE »

Martin regains lead at Forrest Wood Cup

Martin regains lead at Forrest Wood Cup

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – National Guard pro Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce to lead day three of the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart on Lake Ouachita READ MORE »

Martin’s magic area continues to produce

Martin’s magic area continues to produce

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The rollercoaster ride that is the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup continued Saturday with the return of cool, rainy conditions. And as most of the pros continued their topwater assault, the leaderboard flipped yet again. At the conclusion of weigh-in, Scott Martin regained the lead after successfully mining Lake Ouachita’s deep waters. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 3

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 3

After two days of intense competition on Lake Ouachita, the top-10 pro field was separated by just over 5 pounds. As a result, it appeared that it undoubtedly would be a wide open competition for the pro title heading into the final day of 2011 Forrest Wood Cup action. But then two things happened to dramatically change that outlook. READ MORE »

Unstable conditions

Unstable conditions

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – As the top-20 pros and co-anglers departed Brady Mountain Resort Marina shortly after 6:30 a.m. to kick off the third day of Forrest Wood Cup competition on Lake Ouachita, the field undoubtedly faced a decidedly uncertain outlook. READ MORE »

Helton heads to the top

Helton heads to the top

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – With Lake Ouachita returning to its typical summer complexion after a cloudy, rainy and much cooler day one, Forrest Wood Cup co-anglers knew their standings would likely change, but few could have predicted the tight groupings at the top end. READ MORE »

Christie takes lead at Forrest Wood Cup

Christie takes lead at Forrest Wood Cup

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Diet Mountain Dew team pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 6 ounces for a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 31-7 to lead day two of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita READ MORE »

Christie climbs to first

Christie climbs to first

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Bass Fishing 101 states that the day after a front is the toughest. And that proved true on day two of the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup as the weather returned to normal and Lake Ouachita became stingy. While the weights fell substantially, a handful of pros continue to figure them out. Ironically, the one leading the tournament had an absolutely terrible practice. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 2

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 2

Although the top two spots on the pro leaderboard remained fairly stable after the second day of Forrest Wood Cup action, the story of the day was the dramatic movement of a handful of pros who rocketed up the standings with a series of stellar catches to remain in the hunt for a title. READ MORE »

(Bream) bedtime stories

(Bream) bedtime stories

ROYAL, Ark. – Like a cowboy camp chef vigorously clanging the dinner bell, the big, bright moon that will hang full tomorrow night has ushered a wave of bass from their cooler deeper haunts into the shallow zone where Forrest Wood Cup anglers will likely find some of the best action of day two. READ MORE »

Shuffield leverages late bite

Shuffield leverages late bite

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Despite its dismal appearance today, Lake Ouachita’s reputation as a bass factory shone through the cloudy, rainy conditions and delivered several quality catches to co-anglers competing on day one of the Forrest Wood Cup. READ MORE »

Martin off and running

Martin off and running

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – With a breeze, periodic showers and overcast skies, day one of the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup provided a rare reprieve from the oppressive summertime heat. And as many predicted, Lake Ouachita responded favorably, churning out several sacks in the upper teens. The biggest came from 10-time Cup qualifier Scott Martin. READ MORE »

Martin leads 2011 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita

Martin leads 2011 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – National Guard pro Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces to lead day one of the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart on Lake Ouachita. Martin now holds a 1-pound, 1-ounce lead over Diet Mt. Dew pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., who weighed five bass weighing 18-1 in a tournament featuring 58 of the world’s best professional bass anglers. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 1

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Ouachita, Day 1

So far at least, the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup competition has turned out to be a competition between the haves and have nots. With the day’s inclement weather throwing a monkey wrench into a good number of championship game plans, only five anglers managed to secure five-fish limits greater than 15 pounds. READ MORE »

Diverse Ouachita awaits

Diverse Ouachita awaits

ROYAL, Ark. – During each of the past two Walmart FLW Tour qualifiers, it was common knowledge that the tournament would be dominated on deep, offshore ledges. But as the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup gets under way on Lake Ouachita, several patterns have the potential to go the distance. READ MORE »