UPCOMING EVENT: YETI College Fishing - 2019 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir



Howard brings it home

HUDDLESTON, Va. – Winning an EverStart Series event is a feat in itself. But to do it in front of your home crowd makes it that much sweeter. Scott Howard of Evington, Va., got to soak it all in as he caught 28 pounds, 15 ounces of bass for three days of fishing from Smith Mountain Lake to win his very first EverStart Series tournament. READ MORE »


Nelson nailed it

HUDDLESTON, Va. – There is a first time for everything in life. In the case of Ron Nelson of Berrien Springs, Mich., it is his first time fishing an EverStart tournament and he just happened to capture his very first EverStart title. Nelson fished consistently this week – 16-15 and 16-0 on days one and two respectively – and hauled in 16 pounds today to bring his three-day total weight up to 48-15 – winning by 11 ounces. The Michigan pro not only took home the title from the first EverStart Northern Division event on Smith Mountain Lake, but he also earned a cool $32,555 for his efforts. READ MORE »


Nelson Wins Everstart Series Northern Division Event On Smith Mountain Lake



Johnston surges ahead at Smith Mountain

HUDDLESTON, Va. – Following the general trend of sight-fishing tournaments, today’s weights slipped some. High skies and no wind made it ideal to search out the remaining fish on beds, though they are beginning to dwindle in size. Chris Johnston of Peterborough, Ontario kept on pace to rack up 15 pounds, 6 ounces today to set him in the driver’s seat for the final day of the EverStart Northern Division event on Smith Mountain Lake with a total weight of 33-8. READ MORE »


Wood out front on Smith Mountain

HUDDLESTON, Va. – Throughout the first day of competition in the EverStart Northern Division on Smith Mountain Lake, the sun came out and the wind laid down - making for near perfect sight-fishing conditions. Although many of the anglers in the first flight struggled, the latter flights took full advantage of their longer days, including the current leader Joseph Wood of Westport, Mass., who caught 18 pounds, 13 ounces today. READ MORE »


A sight to behold

HUDDLESTON, Va. – After what has seemed like a series of winter-like starts to the FLW tournament season, spring has finally decided to make an appearance. With blooming flowers, pollen filling the air and bass laying on beds there is no better way to start the EverStart Series Northern Division season on Smith Mountain Lake. READ MORE »