UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Lake Wylie

Brown wins American Fishing Series event on Lake Okeechobee

Brown wins American Fishing Series event on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Pro Marty Brown of Dalton, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 10 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win the FLW American Fishing Series Southeast tournament on Lake Okeechobee with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 52 pounds, 1 ounce. READ MORE »

Brown cruises to victory on Big O

Brown cruises to victory on Big O

CLEWISTON, Fla. – As a full-time firefighter and paramedic for the city of Smyrna, Ga., Marty Brown is used to dealing with intense and nerve-wracking situations on a daily basis. But luckily for him, today was not one of them. READ MORE »

Steadham wins co-angler crown on Lake Okeechobee

Steadham wins co-angler crown on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Heading into the FLW American Fishing Series event on Lake Okeechobee, Jesse Steadham made a 15-hour drive from his hometown of Florence, Miss., in the hopes that he could just make a top-10 finish. In the end, he did a whole lot better than that. READ MORE »

End game commences

End game commences

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With conditions slowly but surely getting back to normal on Lake Okeechobee, the top-10 pros and co-anglers who survived multiple weather changes, high winds and near-freezing temps over the past few days can finally see that the end is in sight. READ MORE »

Brown surges into pro lead on the Big O

Brown surges into pro lead on the Big O

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Although he hadn’t fished Lake Okeechobee in nearly 10 years, FLW American Fishing Series pro Marty Brown didn’t let that faze him one bit. Sitting in 10th place after the first day of competition, Brown stormed into the overall lead with a whopping catch of 23 pounds, 6 ounces, bringing his grand two-day total weight to 41 pounds, 3 ounces. READ MORE »

Cutting through Florida’s frigid format

Cutting through Florida’s frigid format

CLEWISTON, Fla. – As the full field departed Roland & Mary Ann Martins Marina & Resort shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning, it was clear that change was in the air – literally and figuratively. The good news for the 147 pros and co-anglers who struggled mightily with Thursday’s gusting conditions is that the wind – which tortured the crucial sight-fishing bite for many anglers – has finally abated. READ MORE »

DeMott lands top spot at Big O

DeMott lands top spot at Big O

CLEWISTON, Fla. – When you think of Florida fishing, you normally don’t associate the Sunshine State with 40-degree temperatures and winds gusting into the 25-mph range. However, that’s exactly what the opening day of Southeast Division competition delivered to the field Thursday. READ MORE »

Big ‘O’pen for business

Big ‘O’pen for business

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With blustery winds and temperatures dipping in the low 40s, the field of 147 pros and co-anglers departed Roland & Mary Ann Martins Marina & Resort shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday to embark on the first leg of a hopeful three-day journey on one of the most storied waterways in all of Florida. READ MORE »