UPCOMING EVENT: YETI FLW COLLEGE FISHING - 2019 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Hartwell’s hometown hero

Hartwell’s hometown hero

SENECA, S.C. – With the disappointment of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic still fresh in his mind, Casey Ashley crafted a meticulous revenge strategy for the next major tournament held on Lake Hartwell – one that was bulletproof and could withstand cold, wind, rain and fog. In doing so, he had to fish against his shallow-water strengths. Armed with some of the best deep brush piles on the lake, Ashley crushed the second Walmart FLW Tour event of the year from start to finish. READ MORE »

Ashley wins wire-to-wire at Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

Ashley wins wire-to-wire at Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

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All but over for Ashley

All but over for Ashley

SENECA, S.C. – It seems nothing can stop Casey Ashley when it comes to catching bass on Lake Hartwell, his home pond – not cold, not wind, not rain and not even a three-hour fog delay. While most of the pros struggled just to put a limit in the boat Saturday, Ashley caught a 15-pound, 7-ounce stringer and built nearly a 10-pound lead. READ MORE »

Day-one Dave delivers co-angler title

Day-one Dave delivers co-angler title

SENECA, S.C. – Despite being a Walmart FLW Tour rookie, David Redington was developing a reputation back home in Texas for starting bass tournaments with a bang. The only problem was that he tended not to back up those strong day-one weights. That trend followed him to the FLW Tour where in his first tournament he caught 14 pounds, 12 ounces on opening day at Lake Okeechobee. True to form, he only boxed two keepers on day two and slid down the leaderboard. READ MORE »

Ashley adds to lead at Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

Ashley adds to lead at Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

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Ashley widens home-lake lead

Ashley widens home-lake lead

SENECA, S.C. – It was inconceivable to think the conditions could get any worse at the Walmart FLW Tour event, but that’s exactly what happened on day two at Lake Hartwell. In addition to the wind and cold, steady rain pounded the field and changed the water color in many of Hartwell’s popular creeks from stained to burnt orange. READ MORE »

Ashley extends lead at Walmart FLW Tour Event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

Ashley extends lead at Walmart FLW Tour Event on Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats

SENECA, S.C. – Professional angler Casey Ashley of Donalds, S.C., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Friday weighing 15 pounds, 13 ounces to extend his lead at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Hartwell presented by Ranger Boats. Ashley’s two-day cumulative weight of 37-4 gives him a 2 pound, 12 ounce lead over second-place pro John Cox of Debary, Fla., who has a two-day weight of 10 bass worth 34-8 as the tournament heads into the third day of competition. READ MORE »

Ashley Takes Lead At Walmart FLW Tour Event On Lake Hartwell Presented By Ranger Boats

Ashley Takes Lead At Walmart FLW Tour Event On Lake Hartwell Presented By Ranger Boats

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Ashley hammers 21-7 for Hartwell lead

Ashley hammers 21-7 for Hartwell lead

SENECA, S.C. – Casey Ashley may be fishing his first Walmart FLW Tour season, but he’s no stranger to big-time tournaments on Lake Hartwell. One in particular still sticks with him and not for good reason. Today, he put some big-time revenge on the Hartwell bass – catching a 21-pound, 7-ounce stringer on a day where less than half the field cracked double digits. READ MORE »

Prespawn push halted at Hartwell

Prespawn push halted at Hartwell

SENECA, S.C. – Give Mother Nature credit for one thing – she is relentless. After finally bringing sunshine and seasonal temperatures to the Carolinas, she delivered yet another whopping cold front Tuesday – this one wicked enough to freeze rod guides in March. The only creatures more confused than the 176 Walmart FLW Tour pros are the Lake Hartwell bass, which were beginning to push towards the bank before slamming on the breaks. READ MORE »