UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Dale Hollow Lake

Hawkes flies high above competition at Cumberland

Hawkes flies high above competition at Cumberland

SOMERSET, Ky. – Professional fishing has been a long, bumpy road for Mike Hawkes of Sabinal, Texas. READ MORE »

Hawkes wins Wal-Mart FLW Series event on Lake Cumberland in a landslide

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Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 4

Hoernke tastes success, Hicks inspires the crowd, Wright takes a gamble and Surman takes the points lead on day four at Lake Cumberland READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

Jeremy Hicks is my new hero. He is a 13-year-old young man from Somerset, Ky., who is battling for his life. Stricken just over a year ago by a cancerous tumor on his spinal cord, Jeremy has been unable to do what he loves most – fish. READ MORE »

Fog stymies takeoff, again

Fog stymies takeoff, again

SOMERSET, Ky. – For the second time this week, fog choked the Cumberland River valley, shortening the Wal-Mart FLW Series final day of competition on Lake Cumberland. READ MORE »

Local Lawson loots Cumberland bronze-backs for co-angler win

Local Lawson loots Cumberland bronze-backs for co-angler win

SOMERSET, Ky. – Sooner or later, he knew they would bite it. For three days in a row, David Lawson of Richmond, Ky., fished his favorite 3/8-ounce brown Stan Sloan jig on his home lake, Lake Cumberland, during the Wal-Mart FLW Series tournament. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 3

Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 3

Baksay moves up, Wendlandt plots strategy, Berry needs caffeine and Fleischmann scores the impossible on day three at Lake Cumberland READ MORE »

Hoernke takes driver’s seat at Cumberland

Hoernke takes driver’s seat at Cumberland

SOMERSET, Ky. – The FLW Series pros got the rain and clouds many had been wishing for today on Lake Cumberland, but the dreary weather did little to improve the overall catch or provide any tremendous stringers of smallmouth. READ MORE »

Hoernke leads Wal-Mart FLW Series event on Lake Cumberland

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Anglers welcome Cumberland clouds

Anglers welcome Cumberland clouds

SOMERSET, Ky. – As the day began to break over General Burnside Island State Park on Lake Cumberland, competitors in the FLW Series field of 200 boats were mostly thrilled that the sun appears to be taking the day off. After all, the majority of anglers have been waiting for significant cloud cover to spur the bite, and all they’ve had so far is abundant sunshine. READ MORE »

Hawkes soars into Cumberland lead

Hawkes soars into Cumberland lead

SOMERSET, Ky. – Keeper smallmouths, those that are at least 18 inches in length and weigh 3 to 5 pounds apiece, continue to steal the show at the Wal-Mart FLW Series event on Lake Cumberland. READ MORE »

Hawkes leads Wal-Mart FLW Series event on Lake Cumberland

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Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 2

Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 2

Davis practices what he preaches, Texas makes a mark in Kentucky, anglers move up and down the leaderboard, and Hibdon inches toward the finals on day two at Lake Cumberland READ MORE »

Smallmouths likely key to Cumberland victory

Smallmouths likely key to Cumberland victory

SOMERSET, Ky. – As day two of the Wal-Mart FLW Series got under way Thursday morning, the words “big smallmouths” were a big part of the fishing conversation around General Burnside State Park on Lake Cumberland. READ MORE »

Crase leads Cumberland

Crase leads Cumberland

SOMERSET, Ky. – Despite a morning fog delay lasting two and a half hours, clear blue skies reigned the remainder of the day, and the Wal-Mart FLW Series weigh-in on Lake Cumberland saw a steady parade of anglers with plenty of fish Wednesday afternoon. READ MORE »

Crase leads Wal-Mart FLW Series event on Lake Cumberland

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Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 1

Quick Bites: FLW Series Lake Cumberland, Day 1

Wendlandt finds success on Beaver Lake’s twin, Defoe’s wife gets revenge, Koone comes back for more, and the going gets rough on day one at Lake Cumberland READ MORE »

Cumberland fog

Cumberland fog

SOMERSET, Ky. – The expected 7 a.m. takeoff on Lake Cumberland this morning was delayed two hours and 40 minutes, as Wal-Mart FLW Series competitors sat in their boats in the thick fog until 9:40 a.m. With visibility reduced to less than a quarter of a mile in some places, the National Weather Service issued a dense-fog advisory for the area until 9 a.m., though the fog took a bit longer to lift. READ MORE »