UPCOMING EVENT: T-H Marine BFL - 2019 - Lake Okeechobee

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

How to Make a Swimbait a Line-Thru

How to Make a Swimbait a Line-Thru

Jake Lawrence thinks the line-thru swimbait is more versatile than many tournament anglers realize. The Kentucky Lake and Pickwick guide and 2018 Costa FLW Series Lake Barkley champion frequently chucks one any time bass are shallow to not only put big fish in the boat, but to catch five good ones in a day. READ MORE »

7-Pounder Puts Wright Ahead on Falls Lake

7-Pounder Puts Wright Ahead on Falls Lake

David Wright of Lexington, North Carolina, caught five bass weighing 23 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Falls Lake presented by Navionics. For his efforts, Wright pocketed $5,122. READ MORE »

Lexington’s Wright Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division Tournament on Falls Lake Presented by Navionics

Lexington’s Wright Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division Tournament on Falls Lake Presented by Navionics

CREEDMOOR, N.C. – David Wright of Lexington, North Carolina, caught five bass weighing 23 pounds, 2 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW... READ MORE »

Corbishley favors offshore to net title

Corbishley favors offshore to net title

CREEDMOOR, N.C. – Michael Corbishley of Greenville, N.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 6 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Piedmont Division tournament of 2014 on Falls Lake. For his victory, Corbishley earned $3,255. READ MORE »

Hedquist hangs on

Hedquist hangs on

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Every year FLW Outdoors struggles with selecting a venue for the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals. Oftentimes the event is held on the Mississippi River, but complaints are heard that the tournament favors river rats. Other years Green Bay and Bays de Noc are chosen, but the Wisconsin fishermen, who are adept at open-water trolling, typically have the upper hand. This season the FLW Outdoors staff opened some eyes when they chose Lake Wissota in western Wisconsin as the venue. READ MORE »

Fond du Lac fisherman claims co-angler title

Fond du Lac fisherman claims co-angler title

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – On day two of the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals, co-angler Troy Zupke drew Kirt Hedquist as his partner. Together, the two had a banner day on Lake Wissota, catching five walleyes that weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces – the heaviest stringer of the entire tournament. Each led their respective division after the second day, meaning the two would share a boat again on the final day. READ MORE »

Hedquist wins Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Boater Kirt Hedquist of Lakeville, Minn., caught 14 walleyes weighing 16 pounds, 8 ounces during three days of competition in the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Falls, Wis., to secure a $53,000 victory Saturday by 10 ounces over his closest competitor. Hedquist earned a Ranger 621 powered by an Evinrude or Yamaha outboard. READ MORE »

Minke thinking big

Minke thinking big

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – At the 2008 Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals, Wisconsin boater Jimmy Hughes pretty much had victory wrapped up after two phenomenal days of fishing on the Mississippi River. But this year any of the 10 finalists have a legitimate shot at victory and the first-place award of a fully-equipped Ranger 621. READ MORE »

Big Wissota walleyes wake up

Big Wissota walleyes wake up

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Only a handful of walleyes over 18 inches were caught on day one of the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals. But on day two, the females were more eager to bite. Just ask Kirt Hedquist, who popped a Wissota toad that weighed over 7 pounds. READ MORE »

Hedquist leads Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Boater Kirt Hedquist of Lakeville, Minn., caught 10 walleyes weighing 12 pounds, 14 ounces during the first two days of the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Falls, Wis., to secure a slim 7-ounce lead heading into the tournament’s final day of competition. If he holds on for the win, Hedquist will receive a $53,000 Ranger 621 powered by either an Evinrude or Yamaha outboard. READ MORE »

Neuhaus nails the crucial kicker

Neuhaus nails the crucial kicker

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Place a strict slot limit on a highly pressured fishery, and you’re nearly guaranteed to have a tight leaderboard. What separates an angler from the pack in these slot tournaments is a big kicker. The heaviest walleye on day one of the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals was caught by Bernie Neuhaus, and not surprisingly, Neuhaus is on top of the hill. READ MORE »

Neuhaus, Cayemberg lead Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Boater Bernie Neuhaus of Glencoe, Minn., and his co-angler partner, Craig Cayemberg of Valders, Wis., caught four walleyes weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces Thursday to secure an opening-day lead of 1 pound, 5 ounces over their closest competitors in the Walmart FLW Walleye League Finals on Lake Wissota in Chippewa Falls, Wis. The field, representing the league’s Heartland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin divisions, is competing for a $53,000 Ranger 621 powered by either an Evinrude or Yamaha outboard, while co-anglers are competing for a $22,000 Ranger Reata 1760 that includes a Minn Kota trolling motor, Lowrance electronics and Ranger Trailer. READ MORE »

Wissota will test the best

Wissota will test the best

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. – Nearly 300 boaters and an equal amount of non-boaters competed this season in the Walmart FLW Walleye League, the most competitive grass-roots circuit the sport offers. But only the best weekend walleye fishermen from each of the four divisions are competing this week on Lake Wissota. Their task is to find and catch the right-sized walleyes on a highly pressured fishery – a task that won’t be easy. READ MORE »