UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Potomac River

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Fleetwood’s finest hour

Fleetwood’s finest hour

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – With 16 top-10 finishes to his name, Tim Fleetwood is a seasoned FLW Outdoors professional angler. Fourteen of his top-10 finishes have come from the deep, clear impoundments of the Ozark region. Despite an admirable local résumé, he’s finished in just about every position in the top 10 except for one: first. READ MORE »

McFarland masters Bull Shoals

McFarland masters Bull Shoals

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Local co-angler Steven McFarland could have zeroed on day four of the season-opening Stren Series Central Division event and still won. But instead, he went out on his home lake and caught three more bass to claim the co-angler crown going away. READ MORE »

Winter reappears for final round

Winter reappears for final round

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – After three days of nonstop casting, there simply aren’t many secrets left when it comes to bass fishing on the Ozark impoundment of Bull Shoals. With the exception of Mark Rose, every pro in the top 10 is throwing jerkbaits, a classic prespawn lure. With nine patterns mimicking each other, day four of the season-opening Stren Series Central Division event is all about execution. READ MORE »

Fleetwood finds five more

Fleetwood finds five more

BULL SHOALS, Ark. — Bass fishing 101 says that the second day of a cold front is the toughest. But Bull Shoals is taking the term “tough” to a new level. Only 10 pros caught a limit Friday as the opening round of the season-opening Stren Series Central Division event came to a close. Only one angler, however, has caught a limit each day of competition. READ MORE »

Fleetwood leads Stren Series event on Bull Shoals

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Pro Tim Fleetwood of Forsythe, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces Friday to capture the lead in the $275,225 Stren Series Central Division tournament presented by Yamaha on Bull Shoals. With a three-day catch of 15 bass weighing 41-3, he holds an 8-pound, 15-ounce lead over his closest competitor heading into the final day of competition. READ MORE »

Running against the wind

Running against the wind

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Nothing against Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, but Stren Series Central Division anglers are about to redefine the phrase “running against the wind.” That aforementioned wind continues to howl on Bull Shoals Lake, but there is no holding back today as each and every angler takes a final crack at making the top-10 cut. READ MORE »

Hutson retains lead, Fleetwood lurking

Hutson retains lead, Fleetwood lurking

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Severe thunderstorms, including a tornado touchdown in nearby Caulfield, Mo., gave way to blue-bird skies and roaring winds Thursday morning. The theme on day two of the Stren Series Central Division event on Bull Shoals Lake was change. Tactics changed, conditions changed, and several of the names at the top of the leaderboard changed. READ MORE »

Hutson leads Stren Series event on Bull Shoals

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – The tough bite remained, but Pro Randall Hutson of Washburn, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 5 ounces Thursday to retain the lead in the $275,225 Stren Series Central Division tournament presented by Yamaha on Bull Shoals. With a two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 28-3, he now holds a 1-pound, 7-ounce lead over second place pro Tim Fleetwood of Forsythe, Mo., who managed to haul in a total of 10 bass weighing 26-12 during the first two days of competition. READ MORE »

Anybody’s game

Anybody’s game

BULL SHOALS, Ark. — If nothing else, day two of the Stren Series Central Division event on Bull Shoals should prove to be a good learning tool. Yesterday, crankbaits and jerkbaits dominated as warm, windy conditions graced the Ozarks. Those who attempted to fool deep, suspended bass likely returned empty-handed. READ MORE »

Hutson uncovers hungry school

Hutson uncovers hungry school

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Just as predicted, slow fishing dominated the dock talk on day one of the season-opening Stren Series Central Division event on Bull Shoals Lake. The warm, windy conditions all but killed the deep finesse bite, but a select few found success by pounding main-lake points with a variety of hardbaits. READ MORE »

Hutson leads Stren Series event on Bull Shoals

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – Pro Randall Hutson of Washburn, Mo., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 14 ounces despite a tough bite Wednesday to lead opening day of the $275,225 Stren Series Central Division tournament presented by Yamaha on Bull Shoals. Only 18 limits were brought to the weigh-in stage — all by pro anglers. READ MORE »

Bashful Bull Shoals

Bashful Bull Shoals

BULL SHOALS, Ark. – The last time FLW Outdoors visited the northern Arkansas impoundment of Bull Shoals, the Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour was kicking off its 2005 season. This time around, Stren Series Central Division bass anglers will try their luck in the deep, clear waters Bull Shoals Lake has to offer. But much like the walleye event, the fishing at the season-opening bass tournament promises to be anything but easy. READ MORE »