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FLW Tour Recap: Lake Okeechobee

FLW Tour Recap: Lake Okeechobee

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Record-breaking redemption

Record-breaking redemption

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Lake Okeechobee is back, and the bass fishing has never been better. No one knows that more than local Belle Glade, Fla., pro Brandon McMillan. Fresh off a second-place finish at the recent EverStart Series event, McMillan surpassed the coveted 100-pound mark and set the new Walmart FLW Tour record for heaviest total weight. READ MORE »

McMillan wins Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee

McMillan wins Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Walmart FLW Tour pro Brandon McMillan of Belle Glade, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds, 7 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee with a four-day catch of 20 bass weighing 106-10. McMillan’s total weight set a new FLW Tour record for heaviest total tournament weight caught. READ MORE »

Prough retains lead but loses ground

Prough retains lead but loses ground

CLEWISTON, Fla. – After day two of the Walmart FLW Tour season opener on Lake Okeechobee, it was revealed that pro leader Chad Prough and Fred Roumbanis were sharing a small stretch of prolific water. After day three we learned several others are fishing the same area. One of those fishermen is renowned Florida stick Peter Thliveros. And while Thliveros is welcomed, others are not. READ MORE »

Prough maintains lead at Walmart FLW Tour opener on Lake Okeechobee

Prough maintains lead at Walmart FLW Tour opener on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Walmart FLW Tour pro Chad Prough of Chipley, Fla., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 8 ounces Saturday and continues to lead the Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee advancing to the final day of competition as the No. 1 seed. With a three-day catch of 15 bass weighing 87-15, he now holds a 5 pound, 1 ounce lead in the tournament. READ MORE »

Big win on the Big O

Big win on the Big O

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Aymon Wilcox has been fishing Lake Okeechobee since he was 13 years old. It’s his home lake – his favorite lake. Now at the age of 32 he can proudly call himself Walmart FLW Tour champion. And as important as that is, it’s more important that it happened on the Big O. READ MORE »

Prough continues to lead Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Walmart FLW Tour pro Chad Prough of Chipley, Fla.,caught a five-bass limit weighing 32 pounds, 4 ounces Friday to maintain the lead on day two of the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee. His two-day catch of 10 bass weighing 67 pounds, 7 ounces gives him a commanding lead heading into the third day of the tournament. There were 160 pros and 160 co-anglers from across the United States, Canada and Spain that started the tournament. The top 20 will fish day three and the top 10 will compete for the title on day four. READ MORE »

Okeechobee insanity continues

Okeechobee insanity continues

CLEWISTON, Fla. – There might not be a better place in the entire United States to come bass fishing right now than Lake Okeechobee in southern Florida. The Big O is well known as a celebrated trophy fishery, but the bite hasn’t been this good in years – or maybe ever. READ MORE »

Okeechobee on fire

Okeechobee on fire

CLEWISTON, Fla. – With several days of increasingly warm weather and a new moon, everything looked like it was lining up just perfectly for a Lake Okeechobee slugfest. But because the weights at the recent EverStart event were so good, questions remained. Most thought the bite couldn’t possibly be better – the spawn was mostly over. Wrong on both accounts. READ MORE »

Prough leads Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Walmart FLW Tour pro Chad Prough of Chipley, Fla., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 35 pounds, 3 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on Lake Okeechobee. Prough now holds a 5-pound, 15-ounce lead over Duracell/Gillette pro Jacob Powroznik of Prince George, Va., who caught five bass weighing 29-4 in a tournament featuring 320 anglers from all across the country, Canada and Spain. READ MORE »

Okeechobee long overdue

Okeechobee long overdue

CLEWISTON, Fla. – After yet another monster storm this week, much of the continental United States is sick of winter. Backs are sore from shoveling snow and hands are frostbitten from what has been the harshest winter in decades. But in southern Florida, it feels like another world. With temperatures in the low 80s and warm sunshine, Lake Okeechobee is almost too good to be true. And even better, the bass fishing on the Big O is the best it’s been in years. READ MORE »