UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Norman

Repeat performance

Repeat performance

<I>Nuckols wins Pro Division, Johnson takes second as both anglers duplicate day-three finish</I><br><br>CLEWISTON, Fla. – James Nuckols Jr. picked up right where he left off on Friday. Registering a final-day catch of 20 pounds, 6 ounces, Nuckols squeake READ MORE »

Nuckols wins EverStart Series tournament, collects $15,000 and new Ranger boat

CLEWISTON, Fla., – James Nuckols Jr., 43, of Rockwood, Tenn., landed $50,000 in cash and prizes Saturday for winning the EverStart Series Eastern Division opener on Lake Okeechobee with five bass weighing 20 pounds, 6 ounces. READ MORE »

D-day

D-day

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Lights, camera … action. With the start of the final day of competition of the $185,000 EverStart Series tour event now underway, amateur prognosticators, pundits and bass fishing enthusiasts can do little more than sit back, hold their READ MORE »

Nuckols leads field into final round of $185,000 EverStart Series tournament

CLEWISTON, Fla. — James Nuckols Jr., 43, of Rockwood, Tenn., claimed the No. 1 qualifying spot Friday going into the final round of the $185,000 EverStart Series tournament on Lake Okeechobee with five bass weighing 28 pounds, 3 ounces. <br> READ MORE »

Nuckols jumps to head of pro pack in $185,000 EverStart tourney

Nuckols jumps to head of pro pack in $185,000 EverStart tourney

CLEWISTON, Fla. – James Nuckols, Jr., of Rockwood, Tenn., wasn't taking any chances on Friday. He wanted to make the top-10 final round and he decided to do everything in his power to get there. However, he need not have worried. Fishing like a man posses READ MORE »

Top 10 or bust

Top 10 or bust

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With a host of diehard bass fishing fans looking on, the top 30 pros and co-anglers left Roland Martin's Marina shortly after 7 a.m. today in a bid to qualify for tomorrow's all-important final round of competition. Like yesterday, angle READ MORE »

Johnson retains lead going into semifinal round at $185,000 EverStart Series tourney

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Rufus Johnson, 27, of Strawberry Plains, Tenn., will lead 30 of the nation's top professional bass anglers into Friday's semifinal round of competition at the $185,000 EverStart Series tournament on Lake Okeechobee with a two-day total o READ MORE »

Double take

Double take

CLEWISTON, Fla. - After Thursday's crucial EverStart Series weigh-in had been completed, you could excuse Rufus Johnson and Jim Kimball for having a serious case of déjà vu. You see, both picked up right where they left off on Wednesday. Not only did both READ MORE »

Crunch time

Crunch time

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With clear, sunny skies, relatively warm temperatures and a big, bright, full moon providing an ideal setting for today's competition, 330 anglers took to the water shortly after 7 a.m. with one goal in mind. READ MORE »

Johnson takes lead in EverStart Series Eastern Division opener on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – A full field of 330 top bass anglers from around the country embarked on Lake Okeechobee early Wednesday morning to start the expanded $2.5 million 2001 EverStart Series season. When the field returned for the opening day weigh-in, Rufus READ MORE »

Pro Rufus Johnson captures overall lead in $185,000 EverStart tourney

Pro Rufus Johnson captures overall lead in $185,000 EverStart tourney

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Maybe three times is a charm?<br><br>Despite finishing out of the money in his first two EverStart Series tour events on Lake Okeechobee in 1999 and 2000, Rufus Johnson made amends in a big way on Wednesday. Johnson, a native of Strawber READ MORE »

On your mark, get set … go

On your mark, get set … go

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With a hazy backdrop of early-morning fog and burning sugar cane fields, 330 anglers took part in the opening takeoff of the 2001 EverStart Series Eastern Division event on Lake Okeechobee shortly after 7 a.m. Anglers will be competing f READ MORE »