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

Wright wins Stren Series event on Lake Gaston

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Getting it Wright

Getting it Wright

BRACEY, Va. – Some call him Smiley Wright for the big grin that he always wears whether fishing is good or bad. Others know him as Ranger Wright for his 35 years as a committed customer of the Ranger Boats company. His real name is David Wright from Lexington, N.C., and when it comes to fishing a crankbait, he is in an elite class of anglers that includes friends David Fritts and Gerald Beck. READ MORE »

Crowder king of co-anglers at Gaston

Crowder king of co-anglers at Gaston

BRACEY, Va. – Kermit Crowder of Matoaca, Va., won the Co-angler Division of the Stren Series event on Lake Gaston with a four-day total of 36 pounds, 1 ounce. READ MORE »

Three-horse race

Three-horse race

BRACEY, Va. – All week at the Stren Series Northern Division event on Lake Gaston, three pros have been jockeying for the top spot: David Wright, Ott Defoe and Chris Baumgardner. READ MORE »

Wright leads Stren Series event on Lake Gaston

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Wright takes flight

Wright takes flight

BRACEY, Va. – Say the name David Wright in other parts of the country, and most folks might assume you are talking about star third baseman for the New York Mets. But say the name David Wright in the bass-tournament communities in the hills of the Carolinas, and everyone knows you mean the crankbait legend from Lexington, N.C. READ MORE »

Technique battle continues at Gaston

Technique battle continues at Gaston

BRACEY, Va. – Among the top five pros on the leaderboard at the Stren Series Northern event on Lake Gaston, several very different patterns are emerging. READ MORE »

Defoe leads Stren Series event on Lake Gaston

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Defoe defeats fog

Defoe defeats fog

BRACEY, Va. – With just five hours to fish on day two thanks to a three-hour fog delay Thursday morning, Ott Defoe of Knoxville, Tenn., averaged about one keeper bass per hour to take the lead in the Stren Series Northern event on Lake Gaston. READ MORE »

Fishing time dwindles drastically on day two

Fishing time dwindles drastically on day two

BRACEY, Va. – Just before the day-two takeoff of the Stren Series Northern Division event, a thick fog rolled across Lake Gaston, trapping eager anglers into the Americamps cove for a majority of the morning. READ MORE »

Gluszek leads Stren Series event on Lake Gaston

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From Hudson to Gaston: Gluszek still gunning

From Hudson to Gaston: Gluszek still gunning

BRACEY, Va. – Just three weeks ago, Pete Gluszek of Franklinville, N.J., crushed the competition at the Stren Series event on the Hudson River, winning the tournament by 17 pounds, 13 ounces, the largest margin of victory every recorded by a Stren Series pro. READ MORE »

Lake Gaston on go

Lake Gaston on go

BRACEY, Va. – The fourth and final event of the Stren Series Northern Division began this morning on Lake Gaston on the border of North Carolina and Virginia. READ MORE »