UPCOMING EVENT: TACKLE WAREHOUSE PRO CIRCUIT - 2020 - Lake Erie

Namiki nets tournament title

Namiki nets tournament title

MONROE, La. – Jigs and spinnerbaits were the order of the week on the swamps and bayous of the Ouachita River, but it was Japan’s Toshinari Namiki and his “secret bait” that took the $100,000 top prize in the end of the third Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop of the season. READ MORE »

Tokyo’s Namiki wins Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop on Ouachita River

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Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 4

One of Namiki’s bass gets its revenge, Lane retains his points lead, and Kilpatrick learns a lesson. READ MORE »

Target: Toshi

Target: Toshi

MONROE, La. – Looking at this year’s Wal-Mart FLW Tour schedule, it’s tough to imagine that one of the heaviest cut weights would have come at the third event of the season. The first two tournaments, lakes Okeechobee and Toho, yes, but the Ouachita River? READ MORE »

Tokyo’s Namiki leads final round at $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arkansas was the place to be Friday for anglers competing in the final round of the $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop presented by 7 UP on the Ouachita River. All 10 boats made the 60 mile run north from the launch site at Forsythe Park in Monroe. When they returned, it was Toshinari Namiki, 38, of Tokyo who led the pro field with a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 7 ounces. READ MORE »

Toshi tops 20

Toshi tops 20

MONROE, La. – Louisiana’s always good for capacity crowds when the Wal-Mart FLW Tour rolls into town, which is great because the folks who packed the weigh-in tent Friday afternoon in Monroe certainly got their money’s worth. Seven of the 10 pro finalists brought in limits from the productive Ouachita River, and then it got interesting when a couple of them started smack talking like this was pro wrestling. READ MORE »

Davis dominates co-anglers at the Ouachita

Davis dominates co-anglers at the Ouachita

MONROE, La. – James Davis Jr. of Ferriday, La., took home the Co-angler Division title and more than doubled his FLW Outdoors career earnings by catching five bass worth 13 pounds, 4 ounces Friday in Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition at the Ouachita River. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 3

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A long day on the Ouachita

A long day on the Ouachita

MONROE, La. – For the top 10 competitors at the Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on the Ouachita River, Friday means a longer fishing day, with the afternoon weigh-in not beginning until 5 p.m. instead of the usual 3 p.m. On the Ouachita River, that extra time is even more valuable since the majority of competitors are making a 100-plus-mile run through the locks to Arkansas to catch their bass. READ MORE »

Felsenthal 2, Monroe 0

Felsenthal 2, Monroe 0

MONROE, La. – Buoyed by his standout catch on day one, it didn’t take much for Matt Herren of Trussville, Ala., to maintain his Pro Division lead in the opening round of Wal-Mart FLW Tour competition at the Ouachita River. He caught just four bass Thursday, but still stretched out a 2-pound lead over the rest of the field after the first two days. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 2

Bobby Lane lives to fish another day, Greg Hackney silences his critics and Matt Herren introduces himself as a force to be reckoned with. READ MORE »

Herren retains Wal-Mart FLW Tour lead on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – Matt Herren of Trussville, Ala., retained his lead in the $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop presented by 7 UP on the Ouachita River Thursday with a two-day total of nine bass weighing 36 pounds, 6 ounces. The Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Bama Division standout and two-time Forrest L. Wood Championship qualifier now leads 10 pros into the final two days of competition. All 10 finalists will start back at zero weight Friday, and the pro with the heaviest two-day cumulative weight will earn $100,000 Saturday. The winning co-angler will earn $20,000 cash Friday. READ MORE »

Watching Ouachita

Watching Ouachita

MONROE, La. – Yesterday on the Ouachita River, spectators watched as angler after angler hauled in impressive five-bass limits, a feat that defied almost all pretournament predictions. With the river high and muddy, not many FLW Tour anglers thought they would see a stringer like the one brought in by Matt Herren Wednesday that weighed 24 pounds, 14 ounces. READ MORE »

Herren leads $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour event on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – Yamaha pro Matt Herren of Trussville, Ala., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 14 ounces to take the lead on opening day of the $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop on the Ouachita River. The event, which is presented by 7 UP, features 200 pros in the hunt for a top award of $100,000 cash. Two hundred co-anglers are also competing for a top award of $20,000 cash. READ MORE »

Herren wows at Ouachita

Herren wows at Ouachita

MONROE, La. – They said this place was going to be tough and it was – for a lot of anglers not named Matt Herren. The pro from Trussville, Ala., astounded fans and fellow anglers alike at weigh-in with a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 14 ounces to lead Wednesday’s Wal-Mart FLW Tour action at the Ouachita River. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 1

Herren and Walker climb their way to the top while several notable anglers fall to the bottom, Bobby Lane catches the big ones … again, and a shakeup looms large in the Angler of the Year standings READ MORE »

It’s a Ouachita Wednesday

It’s a Ouachita Wednesday

MONROE, La. – It’s all systems go on the Ouachita River for the third stop of the 2005 Wal-Mart FLW Tour season. READ MORE »

FLW preview: Rise of the swamp rats

FLW preview: Rise of the swamp rats

The ribbon of blue showing the Ouachita River on a map falls well short of conveying the true vastness of the fishery that Wal-Mart FLW Tour anglers will face when they descend on West Monroe, La., this week. READ MORE »

Pro Picks: Ouachita River

Pro Picks: Ouachita River

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Staff Picks: Ouachita River

Staff Picks: Ouachita River

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