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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 »

How Brad Knight Plans to Win the Cup

How Brad Knight Plans to Win the Cup

Brad Knight’s life changed forever in Hot Springs. In 2015, the Tennessee pro won the FLW Cup on Lake Ouachita, earning $500,000 and thrusting himself into the pro bass fishing spotlight. Now that he knows just what a Cup win can do for a tournament angler’s career, Knight is even more motivated to win the title again, which he’ll have a chance to do Aug. 9-11 on Lake Hamilton, right back in Hot Springs, Ark.  READ MORE »

Lake Ouachita Selected To Host Country’s Top Kayak Bass-Fishing Anglers at Inaugural Dee Zee FLW/KBF Cup presented by YakAttack

Lake Ouachita Selected To Host Country’s Top Kayak Bass-Fishing Anglers at Inaugural Dee Zee FLW/KBF Cup presented by YakAttack

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (July 8, 2019) – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Kayak Bass Fishing, LLC, (KBF), in conjunction with Visit Hot Springs and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, announced Monday that the inaugural Dee Zee FLW/KBF Cup presented by YakAttack, the world championship of kayak bass fishing, will be held on Lake Ouachita, Aug. 9-10, 2019. The event will... READ MORE »

Country Music Superstar Trace Adkins Set to Rock FLW Cup with Free Concert in Hot Springs

Country Music Superstar Trace Adkins Set to Rock FLW Cup with Free Concert in Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Before any professional anglers have even made a cast in Lake Hamilton, Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) has already landed a lunker. Country music superstar Trace Adkins is set to bring his fiery and memorable live performance to the 2019 FLW Cup, performing a free concert on the weigh-in... READ MORE »

Libertyville High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Illinois Open on Lake Springfield

Libertyville High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Illinois Open on Lake Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Libertyville High School duo of Jackson Paden and Joey Bissing, both of Libertyville, Illinois, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces to win the 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW READ MORE »

A Dirt-Simple Worm Rig for the Spawn

A Dirt-Simple Worm Rig for the Spawn

I love to power fish as much as the next guy, but around the spawn and the immediate postspawn, when I need to put fish in the boat, I often turn to a dirt-simple – and somewhat gaudy – finesse-worm rig that excels in shallow water. It’s easy to set up and skips like a dream, which could help you reach shallow bass around wood cover and docks that you might otherwise be missing. READ MORE »

Kleszyk wins FLW Walleye League event on Illinois River

Kleszyk wins FLW Walleye League event on Illinois River

SPRING VALLEY, Ill. — David Kleszyk of Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., caught five walleyes that weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces and earned $1,960 Saturday as winner of the Walmart FLW Walleye League Heartland Division event on the Illinois River. Kleszyk’s co-angler, Tim Depooter of Rock Island, Ill., earned $980 for the win. READ MORE »

Ingersoll wins Wal-Mart BFL event on Bay Springs

Ingersoll wins Wal-Mart BFL event on Bay Springs

NEW SITE, Miss. — Boater Brian Ingersoll of Cordova, Tenn., won the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division tournament on Bay Springs Saturday with a five-bass catch weighing 17 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned Ingersoll $4,019. READ MORE »

Garrison gets win at Bay Springs BFL Super Tournament

Garrison gets win at Bay Springs BFL Super Tournament

NEW SITE, Miss. — Boater Bob Garrison of Baldwyn, earned $4,832, Sunday as winner of the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Super Tournament event at Bay Springs. The earned Garrison 300 points in the Boater Division. READ MORE »

Habitual creatures

Habitual creatures

We are creatures of habit. We do things by routine, by experience – by following the path of least resistance. You do not want to do more work than is necessary. You need to conserve energy. The same can essentially be said for smallmouth bass, too. READ MORE »

Circle of life

Circle of life

Though no one necessarily wants to face it, the loss of productivity in reservoirs and lakes comes as naturally as day turns to night. READ MORE »

Greatest smallmouth fisheries in America

Greatest smallmouth fisheries in America

Here are the top five smallmouth destinations that you may have never considered READ MORE »