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Hank Parker Hooks Up with Lew’s

Hank Parker Hooks Up with Lew’s

Two legendary names in fishing, Lew’s and longtime FLW friend Hank Parker, have teamed in a promotional agreement for 2015. READ MORE »

FLW Announces 2015 College Fishing Program, Schedule

FLW Announces 2015 College Fishing Program, Schedule

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2015 BFL Entry Dates and Payouts

2015 BFL Entry Dates and Payouts

FLW recently announced the 2015 Walmart Bass Fishing League schedule with 128 tournaments in 24 divisions offering more than $7.9 million in awards, including as much as $120,000 to the winning boater and $60,000 to the winning co-angler in the prestigious All-American. The All-American boater champion also advances to the Forrest Wood Cup for a shot at winning $500,000, the biggest payday in bass fishing. READ MORE »

FLW Announces 2015 FLW Tour Enhancements, Entry Dates

FLW Announces 2015 FLW Tour Enhancements, Entry Dates

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FLW Podcast Episode 38

FLW Podcast Episode 38

In Episode 38, host Jody White and guest host Kyle Wood talk with Walmart pro Wesley Strader about the Forrest Wood Cup, his start in fishing and a variety of other topics. Then Jody and Kyle discuss ICAST and the new Tour schedule as well as break down some recent tournament news from the Rayovac FLW Series event on Champlain, College Fishing and the weekend’s slate of BFL events. READ MORE »

ICAST Impressions Part II

ICAST Impressions Part II

In part one of this two-part recap of trends from the 2014 ICAST show, we shared our observations of the electronics, terminal tackle, accessories, line and clothing categories. In this installment, we’re moving on to reels, rods, tackle storage and soft plastics. READ MORE »

ICAST Impressions Part I

ICAST Impressions Part I

ICAST 2014 is in the rearview mirror. Like usual, it was a whirlwind of handshakes, shutter snaps and Q&A with the tackle industry’s best product designers and marketers. If you missed any of the action, don’t worry. You can still check out all of FLW’s coverage from the show at FlwFishing.com/ICAST. We sent a team of 14 writers, photographers and videographers to Orlando to report on all the great new gear and gadgets that made it to the Orange County Convention Center. READ MORE »

ICAST Trends: Topwaters Blow Up

ICAST Trends: Topwaters Blow Up

A bevy of cool new topwaters offer anglers plenty of options for surface action. READ MORE »

Tour Pros React to 2015 Schedule

Tour Pros React to 2015 Schedule

FLW announced its 2015 Walmart FLW Tour schedule yesterday at a press conference during the ICAST show in Orlando. Within the crowd of more than 100 people who came by to witness the unveiling were about 30 Tour pros, all anxious to see where they’d be competing next season. Once the schedule was revealed, we asked a few pros for their reaction. Here’s what they had to say. READ MORE »

ICAST Trends: High-Tech Soft Baits

ICAST Trends: High-Tech Soft Baits

We weigh in on the best new soft plastics for 2015. READ MORE »

ICAST Trends: Wobble-Head Jigs

ICAST Trends: Wobble-Head Jigs

Jointed jigheads dominated the jig market at ICAST 2014. READ MORE »

FLW Podcast Episode 37

FLW Podcast Episode 37

In Episode 37, hosts Joe Opager and Jody White broadcast live from ICAST and talk with BassFan's Todd Ceisner and FLW Tour pro Clent Davis about the show and the newly released 2015 Walmart FLW Tour schedule. Then they break down some recent tournament news on the Rayovac FLW Series event on Lake Champlain, College Fishing on the Chesapeake and a multitude of BFL events. READ MORE »

Our 5 Favorites From Day 2

Our 5 Favorites From Day 2

With the second day of ICAST 2014 now in the books, FLW’s reporters have had plenty of time to scan the show floor for the latest and greatest in tackle innovations. Tomorrow and into next week, we’ll be bringing FLW readers in-depth reviews of the trends that dominated various product categories, with reactions from FLW Tour pros who have just begun to review all the cool new swag. You can also read dozens of new-product reviews in our ICAST photo galleries here at FLWOutdoors.com/ICAST. READ MORE »

FLW Announces 2015 Walmart FLW Tour Schedule

FLW Announces 2015 Walmart FLW Tour Schedule

ORLANDO – It’s official; during a press conference held at ICAST, the fishing industry’s largest annual trade show, FLW announced the locations of its 2015 Walmart FLW Tour stops in front of anglers, fans and industry media. Beginning with a swing through Florida in early March and winding up near the nation’s capital in June, the Tour will visit six of the best bass fisheries in the United States. READ MORE »

FLW Announces 2015 Tour Schedule

FLW Announces 2015 Tour Schedule

Lake Toho, Lewis Smith Lake, Beaver Lake, Lake Eufaula, Lake Chickamauga, and the Potomac River READ MORE »

2014 New Product Showcase Winners

2014 New Product Showcase Winners

Competition is fierce in the fishing industry. Whether you’re competing to make the next greatest crankbait or trying to win a fishing tournament, it seems everyone in the business has an extreme will to win. Case in point, the annual ICAST New Product Showcase is one of the premier attractions of the show. It’s more than a showcase though; it’s a battle of marketing and product promotion. READ MORE »

ICAST Trends: Big and Bold

ICAST Trends: Big and Bold

Gizzard shad are nothing new; nor is the notion that bass like to eat them. However, the recent heroics with a Magnum Spoon by Jason Lambert, Clent Davis, Randy Haynes and others at Kentucky Lake have focused a spotlight on a point reflected in several of the new products debuted at ICAST. READ MORE »

Our 5 Favorites From Day 1

Our 5 Favorites From Day 1

The first day of any ICAST show is a marathon for members of the outdoor media who prowl the floor in search of the hottest new fishing products. No one can see it all in one day; there’s simply too much out there. But based on what FLW’s team of reporters uncovered during its first day on the floor, we put together our list of the top five new products. Stay tuned on day two for more great new gear, and another top-five list. READ MORE »

See FLW's ICAST HQ

See FLW's ICAST HQ

Booth No. 2287 – That’s where you’ll find FLW’s staff spreading the word about all of the organization’s tournaments, media outlets and other projects this week at ICAST 2014 in Orlando, Fla. The booth includes four towers cloaked in FLW facts and figures, some of the company’s most famous photos, and descriptions of the entire range of FLW tournament circuits READ MORE »

How Perfect is Your Practice?

How Perfect is Your Practice?

As I sit here in Detroit taking time out from a family visit, I look back on the past season and try to find any positives. The things that could’ve gone wrong did go wrong, and I think that a lot of times, I wasn’t experienced enough or good enough to adjust to the circumstances. Bottom line: I didn’t make the Forrest Wood Cup. READ MORE »