UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

TBF/FLW High School National Champions Speak with Outdoor Radio Veteran Jerry Kripp

TBF/FLW High School National Champions Speak with Outdoor Radio Veteran Jerry Kripp

The Northlake Christian School (Covington, La.) bass fishing duo of Sam Acosta, of Madisonville, La., and Christopher Capdeboscq, of Covington, spoke with longtime radio host Jerry Kripp Sunday, July 7, about their win... READ MORE »

Minnetonka High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Minnesota State Championship on Lake Mille Lacs

Minnetonka High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Minnesota State Championship on Lake Mille Lacs

ISLE, Minn. – The Minnetonka High School duo of Mitchell McGannon of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and Jon Olmsted of Deephaven, Minnesota, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 22 pounds, 1 ounce to win the 2018 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Minnesota State Championship on Lake Mille Lacs. READ MORE »

Prescott High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Arkansas State Championship on Lake Dardanelle

Prescott High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Arkansas State Championship on Lake Dardanelle

RUSSELVILLE, Ark. – The Prescott High School fishing duo of Bryer Pennington and Jack Arnette, both of Prescott, Arkansas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing... READ MORE »

Madison Southern High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Kentucky State Championship on Lake Cumberland

Madison Southern High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Kentucky State Championship on Lake Cumberland

BURNSIDE, Ky. - The Madison Southern High School fishing duo of Blake Harold of Berea, Kentucky, and Cameron Cochran of Mount Vernon, Kentucky, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing ... READ MORE »

Louisiana's Parkway High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Louisiana State Championship on Cross Lake

Louisiana's Parkway High School Wins TBF/FLW High School Fishing Louisiana State Championship on Cross Lake

SHREVEPORT, La. - The Parkway High School fishing duo of Ethan Tasche and Hunter Cheney, both of Bossier City, Louisiana., brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing... READ MORE »

My special day with First Sergeant Billy Luce

My special day with First Sergeant Billy Luce

I got a call from his son Rob Luce a few weeks back. He said, "My name is Rob Luce and I am bringing my father, a veteran, to Southern California, from Florida, and was hoping you would take me and my dad fishing for his birthday..." I said I would be honored. READ MORE »

South Carolina’s Keith wins TBF National Championship

South Carolina’s Keith wins TBF National Championship

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Division boater Jay Keith from Camden, S.C., came from behind Saturday to win the TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard after catching four bass weighing 12 pounds, 13 ounces giving him a three-day total of 46 pounds, 11 ounces at Watts Bar Lake. The victory earned Keith the “Living the Dream” $100,000 prize package that includes berths in two of the sport’s most coveted events – the Forrest Wood Cup and the BFL All-American. READ MORE »

Knapp grabs top spot at TBF National Championship

Knapp grabs top spot at TBF National Championship

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Northern Division boater Jason Knapp, 27, from Uniontown, Pa., overtook the field Friday to lead The Bass Federation National Championship presented by the National Guard after catching five bass weighing 19 pounds, 5 ounces giving him a two-day total of 34 pounds, 13 ounces at Watts Bar Lake. READ MORE »

North Carolina’s Cline leads TBF National Championship

North Carolina’s Cline leads TBF National Championship

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Southeast Division boater Gary Cline, 54, from Lexington, N.C., leads The Bass Federation National Championship presented by the National Guard after catching five bass weighing 19 pounds, 4 ounces on the opening day at Watts Bar Lake. READ MORE »

Messer wins National Guard TBF Junior World Championship

Messer wins National Guard TBF Junior World Championship

PITTSBURGH – Zack Messer of Aiken, S.C., won the 15 to 18 age bracket and Daryk Eckert of Stockport, Ohio, won the 11 to 14 age bracket in the National Guard Junior World Championship on the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh. READ MORE »

Hartman leads National Guard TBF Junior World Championship

Hartman leads National Guard TBF Junior World Championship

PITTSBURGH – Matt Hartman of Fredericksburg, Pa., leads the 15 to 18 age bracket and Kendall Seitz of Hickory, N.C. leads the 11 to 14 age bracket in the National Guard TBF Junior World Championship after one day of competition on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh. READ MORE »

Big day on the Bull

Big day on the Bull

BRANSON, Mo. – Typically, when anglers enter a tournament’s final round over 7 ½ pounds out of the lead, their only realistic goal is to make a respectable showing. Well, Robert Harkness did that and much more en route to winning the TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »

Making every shot count

Making every shot count

BRANSON, Mo. – For Woody Parks of Lincolnton, Ga., the chances to make meaningful casts on Bull Shoals Lake were less abundant than he would have liked. However, he took full advantage of those he got and ended up winning the Co-angler Division of the TBF Championship. READ MORE »

Harkness wins TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals

Harkness wins TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals

BRANSON, Mo. – Robert Harkness of Elizabeth, W. Va., a 50-year-old health care purchasing manager, is now “Living the Dream” after catching a five bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 11 ounces on the final day of The Bass Federation National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »

Bull fight

Bull fight

BRANSON, Mo. – Nick Smyers is in no hurry to get wet, but he’ll endure a little dampness if it means a good bite for the last round of the TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »

Sun comes out, catches go down

Sun comes out, catches go down

BRANSON, Mo. – Strange, the frequent disparity between what looks nice and what functions well. Take, for example the sunny conditions embracing day two of the TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »

Brighter prospects

Brighter prospects

BRANSON, Mo. – They might actually shed a jacket today. Absent the cold, dreary grayness that blanketed day one, anglers in the second round of the TBF National Championship action on Bull Shoals Lake will see more blue above them and feel less chill around them. READ MORE »

Wisconsin’s Smyers takes lead in TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake

Wisconsin’s Smyers takes lead in TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Northern Division boater Nicholas Smyers, 27, of Franksville, Wis., took over the tournament lead and is one step closer to “Living the Dream” after catching five bass weighing 15 pounds, 12 ounces on day two of The Bass Federation National Championship. READ MORE »

Close races on Bull Shoals

Close races on Bull Shoals

BRANSON, Mo. – Mixed bags and mixed results – that was the day-one story for the TBF National Championship presented by the National Guard on Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »

Michigan’s Cummings leads TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake

Michigan’s Cummings leads TBF National Championship on Bull Shoals Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Northern Division boater Derek Cummings, 34, from Mason, Mich., leads The Bass Federation National Championship presented by the National Guard after catching five bass weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces on the opening day at Bull Shoals Lake. READ MORE »