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

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

Monsoor Leads Walmart FLW Tour On Lake Hartwell Presented By Folgers

Monsoor Leads Walmart FLW Tour On Lake Hartwell Presented By Folgers
Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisc., used a three-day catch of 54 pounds, 9 ounces to leapfrog from eighth place to first place overall at the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell.

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Tom Monsoor finished the 2011 season ranked sixth in the Kellogg's Angler of the Year standings in Walmart FLW Tour Major competition. He's starting 2012 right where he left off and is leading a full field of pros from all across the United States, Canada, Spain and Japan as they fish for a top cash award of up to $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Hartwell presented by Folgers.

The LaCrosse, Wis., angler advanced to the top 10 as the No. 1 seed with a five-bass limit Saturday of 21-10. With a three-day catch of 15 bass weighing 54-9, he now holds a miniscule 1-ounce lead in the tournament going into the final day of competition.

"I'm not real confident," said Monsoor, who has 32 career top-10 finishes in FLW Outdoors competition. "Ehrler's really a good fisherman, and it looks like he's on some really good fish.

"I had a great day," Monsoor said. "I might not do that tomorrow."

Monsoor's technique for success is no surprise to those who have followed his career - he's throwing a swimming jig - and he said he will rely on the jig on the final day of competition.

"I'll have five poles all with my swimming jig on them," Monsoor said.

National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., advanced to the final round of 10 pros in the No. 2 spot with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 54-8.

Rounding out the top 10 pros and advancing to the final day of competition are:

3rd: Marty Stone, Fayetteville, N.C., 15 bass, 50-13
4th: Kettle Brand Chips pro Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky., 15 bass, 50-9
5th: Todd Auten, Lake Wylie, S.C., 15 bass, 50-9
6th: Micah Frazier, Newnan, Ga., 15 bass, 49-13
7th: Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi, Prosperity, S.C., 15 bass, 48-10
8th: National Guard pro Brett Hite, Phoenix, Ariz., 15 bass, 48-0
9th: Chevy pro Jay Yelas, Corvallis, Ore., 15 bass, 46-14
10th: Andy Morgan, Dayton, Tenn., 15 bass, 45-10

Finishing in 11th through 20th are:

11th: Kellogg's Frosted Flakes pro Dave Lefebre, Erie, Pa., 15 bass, 45-8, $12,500
12th: EverStart pro Ron Shuffield, Bismarck, Ark., 15 bass, 42-10, $12,500
13th: Cody Meyer, Auburn, Calif., 15 bass, 42-9, $12,500
14th: Allen Boyd, Salem, Ind., 15 bass, 41-14, $12,500
15th: M&Ms pro Jim Moynagh, Carver, Minn., 15 bass, 40-2, $12,500
16th: Adrian Avena, Vineland, N.J., 15 bass, 37-9, $12,000
17th: Travis Fox, Rogers, Ark., 13 bass, 37-7, $12,000
18th: Lancen Halbert, Enoree, S.C., 13 bass, 36-13, $12,000
19th: Clifford Pirch, Payson, Ariz., 10 bass, 32-0, $12,000
20th: Pringles pro Vic Vatalaro, Kent, Ohio, 10 bass, 30-11, $12,000

Final results for the remaining field can be found at FLWOutdoors.com.

Overall there were 86 bass weighing 238 pounds, 13 ounces caught by pros Saturday. The catch included 16 five-bass limits.

Pros are competing for a top award of up to $125,000 this week plus valuable points in the hope of qualifying for the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing. The top 35 anglers in the point standings from the six Walmart FLW Tour Major tournaments will qualify.

Kevin Gordon of Aiken, S.C., won the co-angler division and $25,250 Saturday with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 43 pounds, 3 ounces followed by David Kuykendall of Fletcher, N.C., in second place with 15 bass weighing 35-12 worth $7,500.

"I did pretty good today," Gordon said. "I'm super excited and got to fish with some great guys. This is a great organization and I really enjoyed my time here this week."

Gordon fished his final day of competition with Ehrler and said they spent the day fishing a variety of presentations and depths.

"(Ehrler) was on them strong," Gordon said. "Sitting in the back of the boat all I had to do was adapt to conditions whether it was deep or shallow. I fished with one of the best fishermen today you could ask for."

Rounding out the top 10 co-anglers are:

3rd: Richard Peek, Centre, Ala., 14 bass, 34-3, $5,000
4th: David Lauer, Loxahatchee, Fla., 14 bass, 32-9, $4,000
5th: Rich Dalbey, Greenville, Texas, 12 bass, 30-6, $3,000
6th: Bryan Partak, Marseilles, Ill., 12 bass, 29-12, $2,500
7th: J.R. Wright, Truckee, Calif., 15 bass, 29-9, $2,000
8th: Brant Grimm, Kingsport, Tenn., 14 bass, 29-6, $1,800
9th: James Dixon, Southfield, Mich., 15 bass, 28-9, $1,700
10th: Philip Jarabeck, Lynchburg, Va., 15 bass, 27-14, $1,600

Final results for the remaining field can be found at FLWOutdoors.com.

Overall there were 57 bass weighing 114 pounds, 1 ounce caught by co-anglers Saturday. The catch included six five-bass limits.

Co-anglers are fishing for a top award of $25,000 this week plus valuable points that could help them qualify for the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart. The top 35 co-anglers in the point standings from the six Walmart FLW Tour Major tournaments will qualify.

The top 10 pros will take off at 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning from Portman Shoals Marina. Sunday's final weigh-in will be held at the TD Convention Center located at One Exposition Drive in Greenville beginning at 4 p.m.

Fans will be treated to the FLW Outdoors Expo at the TD Convention Center on Sunday from noon - 4 p.m. prior to the final weigh-in. The Expo includes Ranger boat simulators, the opportunity to interact with professional anglers, enjoy interactive games, activities and giveaways provided by sponsors, and fans can learn more about the sport of fishing and other outdoor activities. All activities are free and open to the public. On Sunday the first 300 children 14 and under who are accompanied by an adult will receive a free rod and reel combo courtesy of The Greenville News. Also on Sunday one lucky fishing fan will win a Can-Am ATV courtesy of WESC 92.5. The ATV giveaway is free to enter but the winner must be present at the conclusion of Sunday's final weigh-in to win.

Coverage of the Lake Hartwell tournament will be broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC Sports Network when "FLW" airs April 15 from 1 - 2 p.m. ET. "FLW" is hosted by Jason Harper and is broadcast to more than 559 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world.

For complete details and updated information visit FLWOutdoors.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/FLWFishing and on Twitter at Twitter.com/FLWFishing.

Tags: press-release  2012-03-08-lake-hartwell 

Chesapeake Bay Readies for Weekend of FLW Youth Bass-Fishing Tournaments

Chesapeake Bay Readies for Weekend of FLW Youth Bass-Fishing Tournaments

BEL AIR, Md. – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) is set to visit Harford County next week, May 31- June 1, with the YETI FLW College Fishing tournament at the Chesapeake Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops and the Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Open at the Chesapeake Bay presented by Costa. The tournaments, hosted by Visit Harford, will showcase some of the... READ MORE »

Vannerson Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes

Vannerson Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. – Boater Rob Vannerson of Benton, Kentucky, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) LBL Division tournament on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Saturday... READ MORE »

Omaha’s Matlock Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake

Omaha’s Matlock Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Greers Ferry Lake

GREERS FERRY, Ark. – Boater Tyler Matlock of Omaha, Arkansas, caught 11 pounds, 9 ounces of bass Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division tournament on Greers Ferry Lak... READ MORE »

Minnesota’s Laufenberg Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Mississippi River at La Crosse Presented by Navionics

Minnesota’s Laufenberg Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Mississippi River at La Crosse Presented by Navionics

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Boater Cade Laufenberg of Goodview, Minnesota, won Saturday’s T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Great Lakes Division opener on the Mississippi River at La Crosse presented by Navionic... READ MORE »

Alabama’s Quaintance Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Pickwick Lake

Alabama’s Quaintance Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Pickwick Lake

IUKA, Miss. – Boater Chris Quaintance of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mississippi Division tournament on Pickwick Lake Saturday with... READ MORE »

New Jersey’s Burger Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Chesapeake Bay Presented by Navionics

New Jersey’s Burger Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Chesapeake Bay Presented by Navionics

NORTH EAST, Md. – Boater Jason Burger of Bridgeton, New Jersey, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division opener on the Chesapeake Bay presented by... READ MORE »

Chico State Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference Tournament on Clear Lake presented by Costa

Chico State Wins YETI FLW College Fishing Western Conference Tournament on Clear Lake presented by Costa

LAKEPORT, Calif. (May 20, 2019) – The Chico State University duo of Carson Leber of Dixon, California, and Chad Sweitzer of Chico, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Clear Lake presented by Costa Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory earned the Wildcats’ bass club $2,000 and a slot in the 2020 FLW College Fishing National... READ MORE »

Warrenton’s Boehle Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Of The Ozarks presented by Navionics

Warrenton’s Boehle Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Of The Ozarks presented by Navionics

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (May 20, 2019) – Boater Adam Boehle of Warrenton, Missouri, caught five bass Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament on Lake of the Ozarks. Boehle pocketed $4,938 for his win in the event presented by Navionics and 250 points in the Ozark Division presented by Bassing Bob standings. The winner of the... READ MORE »

York's Allman Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Wylie

York's Allman Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Wylie

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Boater Mike Allman of York, South Carolina, caught five bass Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division event on Lake Wylie. Allman earned $2,500 for his efforts... READ MORE »

Blaine's Sales Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Cherokee

Blaine's Sales Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Cherokee

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. – Boater Hunter Sales of Blaine, Tennessee, caught five bass Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division event on Lake Cherokee. Sales earned $3,455 for his efforts... READ MORE »

Lake County High School Fishing Club Wins 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Clear Lake Open

Lake County High School Fishing Club Wins 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Clear Lake Open

LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Lake County High School Fishing Club duo of Cooper Goff and Nathan Phillips, both of Kelseyville, California, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing... READ MORE »

Rancho Santa Margarita’s Grover Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Clear Lake Presented by Ranger Boats

Rancho Santa Margarita’s Grover Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Clear Lake Presented by Ranger Boats

LAKEPORT, Calif. – Pro Kyle Grover of Rancho Santa Margarita, California, caught a five-bass limit weighing 26 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday – the heaviest limit weighed in the three-day tournament – to win the Costa FLW Series on Clear Lake presented by Ranger Boats. Grover’s three-day... READ MORE »

Potomac River Readies to Host Two FLW Bass Fishing Championships – T-H Marine BFL All-American and YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

Potomac River Readies to Host Two FLW Bass Fishing Championships – T-H Marine BFL All-American and YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. – The nation’s top weekend and collegiate bass-fishing anglers are set to compete at two of the most prestigious bass-fishing championships in the country on the Potomac River later this... READ MORE »

South Laurel High School Wins 2019 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake

South Laurel High School Wins 2019 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake

CALVERT CITY, Ky. – The South Laurel High School team of Shawn Coots and Trent Keitner brought a two-day cumulative total of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds, 13 ounces to the scale this weekend, beating out a field of 88 teams to win the 2019 Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake. The win earned the team... READ MORE »

Mechanicsville’s Elrod Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Smith Mountain Lake Presented by Navionics

Mechanicsville’s Elrod Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Smith Mountain Lake Presented by Navionics

HUDDLESTON, Va. – Boater Bryan Elrod of Mechanicsville, Virginia, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Smith Mountain Lake presented by Navionics Saturday... READ MORE »

Herron and Rutland Tie for Win at T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lay Lake

Herron and Rutland Tie for Win at T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lay Lake

COLUMBIANA, Ala. – Boaters Dusty Herron of Alabaster, Alabama, and Chris Rutland of Wetumpka, Alabama, each caught five bass Saturday weighing 16 pounds even to tie for the win at... READ MORE »

Covington’s Manson Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Grand Lake-St. Mary’s Presented by Navionics

Covington’s Manson Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Opener on Grand Lake-St. Mary’s Presented by Navionics

CELINA, Ohio – Boater Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 4 ounces, to take top honors at... READ MORE »

Cookeville’s Wagner Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Tims Ford Lake

Cookeville’s Wagner Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Tims Ford Lake

WINCHESTER, Tenn. – Boater Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 10 ounces, to win... READ MORE »

Hodges’ Burroughs Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Hartwell

Hodges’ Burroughs Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Hartwell

ANDERSON, S.C. (May 13, 2019) – Boater Jason Burroughs of Hodges, South Carolina, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds... READ MORE »

Lampe's Olliverson Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Table Rock Lake presented by Power-Pole

Lampe's Olliverson Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Table Rock Lake presented by Power-Pole

BRANSON, Mo. – Pro Eric Olliverson of Lampe, Missouri, caught a five-bass limit Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the three-day Costa FLW Series on Table Rock Lake presented by Power-Pole. Olliverson’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 46 pounds, 3 ounces, was enough to earn him the victory by a 5-ounce margin over second-place pro... READ MORE »