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

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Top 10 Baits from the Potomac River

Top 10 Baits from the Potomac River

The usual offerings at the Potomac River are pretty standard, and there wasn’t anything too surprising about the baits the top pros used in the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses. If anything, crankbaits probably got more play than expected, and some pros definitely saw success fishing them around grass edges and over the top – places where you’d expect to see a swim jig or vibrating jig do most of the work. READ MORE »

Top 10 Patterns from the Potomac River

Top 10 Patterns from the Potomac River

The FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses showcased how there are few surprises anymore when it comes to the well-known fishery. Some anglers crowd up in key grass beds, like the ones in Belmont and Chicamuxen, while others attempt to run the tides. And with conditions setting up pretty well – aside from some less-than-ideal tides and a bit of extra wind on the final day – pros were able to see success doing both. READ MORE »

Monsoor Wins FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

Monsoor Wins FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

MARBURY, Md. (June 18, 2017) – Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, won the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses Sunday after bringing a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces. Monsoor’s... READ MORE »

Monsoor’s Redemption

Monsoor’s Redemption

It only took 14 seasons on the FLW Tour for La Crosse, Wis., pro Tom Monsoor to finally capture the big check and trophy. Monsoor holds six career wins in FLW competition through the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League and Costa FLW Series, but all of them have come on his home waters of the Mississippi River. Today, Monsoor broke that trend by weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces in the Tour season finale on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses to edge out rookie pro Chad Warren by 5 ounces with a final weight of 66-11. READ MORE »

Potomac River Day 4 Coverage

Potomac River Day 4 Coverage

Veteran pro Tom Monsoor leads the way on the final day of the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac River. Right behind him, Brandon McMillan and Chad Warren have all the momentum in the world and are hungry for the win. Taken together, the last top 10 of the regular season has something for everyone, from veterans looking to light up the tail of their careers to rising pros and established superstars at the top of their game. READ MORE »

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 3

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 3

Tom Monsoor’s significant lead has shrunk to a mere 2 ounces, and so has his optimism for his pattern. And that’s before you consider Brandon McMillan (second place) and Chad Warren (third) both crushed them on patterns they’re extremely confident they can replicate Sunday. READ MORE »

Monsoor Retains Lead after Day Three of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

Monsoor Retains Lead after Day Three of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

MARBURY, Md. – Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, brought five bass weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces, to the scale Saturday to retain his... READ MORE »

Monsoor Holds Fast on the Potomac

Monsoor Holds Fast on the Potomac

Tom Monsoor retains the lead despite weighing his smallest bag of the week on day three of the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac River. Rustling up 15 pounds, 5 ounces worth of bass, Monsoor’s total is 51-9, just two ounces more than Brandon McMillan’s and 12 ounces more than Chad Warren’s. Monsoor’s weights have fallen each day, and McMillan has weighed two straight bags over 19 pounds – the pressure will be on tomorrow. READ MORE »

Potomac River Day 3 Coverage

Potomac River Day 3 Coverage

Day three of the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac River has started with ideal conditions. There was some rain overnight, but today should just be another humid, summertime day on the Potomac. Tom Monsoor has the lead, but the weights behind him are packed as tight as can be – it should be an interesting day on the river. Considering how good the place has been fishing, there’s definitely some comeback potential – heck, Brandon McMillan jumped into the top 20 on day two on the strength of a 20-7 catch and Casey Scanlon weighed 19-7 the same day. READ MORE »

Cannon Wins Co-Angler Title

Cannon Wins Co-Angler Title

Competing in just his fourth Tour event as a co-angler, Ryan Cannon put together a pair of 16-pound days to take the co-angler crown and $20,000 at the FLW Tour event presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac River. The 38-year-old from Bullard, Texas followed up a 16-pound, 13-ounce day one limit with a 16-9 day two limit. His 33-6 two-day limit was good enough to beat out runner-up Richie Eaves by 3 pounds, 3 ounces. READ MORE »

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

Things rise and fall on the Potomac River. It’s just the way it goes, for both the tides and the anglers. READ MORE »

Wisconsin’s Monsoor Takes Lead after Day Two of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

Wisconsin’s Monsoor Takes Lead after Day Two of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

MARBURY, Md. – Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, brought a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 14 ounces, to the scale Friday to grab the lead at the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses. Monsoor’s two-day... READ MORE »

Dortch wins ROY Crown

Dortch wins ROY Crown

Bradley Dortch’s familiarity with tidewater fishing didn’t exactly help him blow out the competition in the final 2017 FLW Tour event on the Potomac River, but at least it helped him claim the Rookie of the Year title over fellow Alabama pro Justin Atkins. Dortch, who grew up fishing the Mobile River Delta of south Alabama, also placed 9th in the Angler of the Year standings and earned a berth in the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray in August. READ MORE »

Haraguchi nets Co-angler of the Year

Haraguchi nets Co-angler of the Year

In just his fourth season fishing the Tour, Haraguchi has become known as someone who is always smiling and loving life, no matter how his day of fishing went. Inside his relaxed demeanor, a fire burned and Haraguchi set out on a mission to win COY in 2017 after coming up short the previous year. With a place finish this week on the Potomac River, the California co-angler shut the door on his goal – and with it comes a Ranger Z518C with a 200-hp Evinrude. READ MORE »

Thrift Claims Second AOY

Thrift Claims Second AOY

Down the stretch, three-time Angler of the Year Andy Morgan threatened to unseat Bryan Thrift. Key word, “threatened.” In the end, the Shelby, N.C., pro did just enough over the final two events to wrap up a truly spectacular season and earn his second Angler of the Year title. READ MORE »

Monsoor Grabs the Lead

Monsoor Grabs the Lead

Tom Monsoor is known for two things: swim jigs and rivers. Both may finally be converging perfectly for him after two days of the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses. READ MORE »

Potomac River Day 2 Coverage

Potomac River Day 2 Coverage

On day one of the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac River a total of 31 pros brought 16 pounds or better to the scale. It’s a testament to how well the tidal river is fishing, and it’s going to make the second day of competition very interesting. Not only are the weights tight, but big bags to fuel big comebacks are totally within reach for most everyone. With so many Angler of the Year and Forrest Wood Cup implications in play, weigh-in this afternoon is likely to be an exciting and stressful affair. READ MORE »

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

Potomac River Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

All of the chatter leading up to the start of the FLW Tour event on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses was that the river is better than it’s been in a while. Thursday was proof of that as seven bags over 18 pounds were dropped on the scale at Smallwood State Park. READ MORE »

Texas’ Wendlandt Leads Day One of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

Texas’ Wendlandt Leads Day One of FLW Tour on Potomac River Presented by Costa Sunglasses

MARBURY, Md. – Pro Clark Wendlandt of Leander, Texas, grabbed the early lead Thursday after Day One of the FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by Costa Sunglasses with five bass weighing 19 pounds, 11 ounces. Wendlandt... READ MORE »

Angler of the Year Updates – Day 1

Angler of the Year Updates – Day 1

First place isn’t the only thing on the line at the FLW Tour presented by Costa Sunglasses on the Potomac. Being the final event of the FLW Tour season, there is a lot of Angler of the Year action to be wrapped up. Though not the closest battle, Bryan Thrift’s pursuit of Angler of the Year is the most important. Behind that, the race for Rookie of the Year and Co-angler of the Year is almost as interesting and quite a bit tighter. READ MORE »