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Pro field announced for 2014 Walmart FLW Tour season

Pro field announced for 2014 Walmart FLW Tour season
2013 Walmart FLW Tour

With the 2014 season rapidly approaching, FLW has announced the complete pro angler roster for the upcoming Walmart FLW Tour. During the kickoff event at Lake Okeechobee, FLW will pay out $4,000 down to 90th place. The season will culminate with the 2014 Forrest Wood Cup, slated for Columbia, S.C., Aug. 14-17.

BARTON AIKEN - GREENVILLE, SC
KEITH AMERSON - BETHEL SPRINGS, TN
MATT AREY - SHELBY, NC
STUART ARTHUR - BENTON, MO
CASEY ASHLEY - DONALDS, SC
ADRIAN AVENA - VINELAND, NJ
JEFF BARTH - MARSHFIELD, WI
CLAYTON BATTS - MACON, GA
CHRIS BAUMGARDNER - GASTONIA, NC
ROBERT BEHRLE - HOOVER, AL
DREW BENTON - PANAMA CITY, FL
CODY BIRD - GRANBURY, TX
RANDY BLAUKAT - JOPLIN, MO
STETSON BLAYLOCK - BENTON, AR
GREG BOHANNAN - ROGERS, AR
TERRY BOLTON - PADUCAH, KY
PATRICK BONE - CLEVELAND, GA
LIONEL BOTHA - OKEECHOBEE, FL
CHRISTOPHER BRASHER - LONGVIEW, TX
JIMMY BREWER - MARSHALL, TX
SCOTT CANTERBURY - SPRINGVILLE, AL
ZACH CAUDLE - SHREVEPORT, LA
RYAN CHANDLER - VALPARAISO, IN
GLENN CHAPPELEAR - ACWORTH, GA
JAMES CHRISTIAN - DICKSON, TN
JASON CHRISTIE - PARK HILL, OK
FRANK CLARK - BENTON, IL
LUKE CLAUSEN - SPOKANE, WA
BRANDON COBB - GREENWOOD, SC
ROBERT COLLINS - MORROW, OH
RAMIE COLSON JR - CADIZ, KY
RC COOPER - NASHUA, NH
RICK COTTEN - GUNTERSVILLE, AL
BRANDON COULTER - KNOXVILLE, TN
SHIRLEY CRAIN - FORT SMITH, AR
BO CROSS - KNOXVILLE, TN
RICH DALBEY - GREENVILLE, TX
MARK DANIELS JR. - FAIRFIELD, CA
RYAN DAVIDSON - HUNTINGTON, WV
ALEX DAVIS - ALBERTVILLE, AL
CLENT DAVIS - MONTEVALLO, AL
DARRELL DAVIS - DOVER, FL
TONY DAVIS - WILLISTON, FL
BILL DAY - FRANKFORT, KY
JOHN DEVERE - BEREA, KY
JIM DILLARD - WEST MONROE, LA
ROBBIE DODSON - HARRISON, AR
DAVID DUDLEY - LYNCHBURG, VA
TONY DUMITRAS - WNSTON, GA
BRENT EHRLER - REDLANDS, CA
CHARLIE EVANS - GILBERTSVILLE, KY
MARC EVANS - ANGOLA, IN
TRAVIS FOX - ROGERS, AR
MICAH FRAZIER - NEWNAN, GA
DAVID FRITTS - LEXINGTON, NC
SHINICHI FUKAE - PALESTINE, TX
ANTHONY GAGLIARDI - PROSPERITY, SC
NICK GAINEY - CHARLESTON, SC
TROY GIBSON - EUFAULA, AL
MATT GREENBLATT - PORT ST LUCIE, FL
DUSTIN GRICE - HEWITT, TX
CHAD GRIGSBY - MAPLE GROVE, MN
JEFF GUSTAFSON - KEEWATIN, Ontario
GREG HACKNEY - GONZALES, LA
RANDY HAYNES - COUNCE, TN
CHRIS HEATH - NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
WADE HENDRICKS - THOMPSONS STATION, TN
MATT HERREN - TRUSSVILLE, AL
DION HIBDON - SUNRISE BEACH ,MO
GUIDO HIBDON - SUNRISE BEACH, MO
PAYDEN HIBDON - SUNRISE BEACH, MO
BRETT HITE - PHOENIX, AZ
TODD HOLLOWELL - FISHERS, IN
TROY HOLLOWELL - PADUCAH, KY
JIMMY HOUSTON - COOKSON, OK
REX HUFF - CORBIN, KY
BRANDON HUNTER - BENTON, KY
CHARLIE INGRAM - CENTERVILLE, TN
PHILIP JARABECK - LYNCHBURG, VA
SKIP JOHNSON - GOODELLS, MI
GEORGE KAPITON - INVERNESS, FL
STEVE KENNEDY - AUBURN, AL
JT KENNEY - PALM BAY, FL
ROB KILBY - HOT SPRINGS, AR
STACEY KING - REEDS SPRING, MO
BRAD KNIGHT - WARTBURG, TN
KOBY KREIGER - OKEECHOBEE, FL
JASON LAMBERT - PICKWICK DAM, TN
WADE LEBLANC - GONZALES, LA
DAVE LEFEBRE - ERIE, PA
SHANE LEHEW - CHARLOTTE, NC
BRENT LONG - IRON STATION, NC
RICHARD LOWITZKI - ST CHARLES, IL
TRAVIS LOYD - KINMUNDY, IL
ANDREW LUXON - RICHMOND, KY
TIM MALONE - GATLINBURG, TN
CASEY MARTIN - NEW HOPE, AL
ROLAND MARTIN - NAPLES, FL
SCOTT MARTIN - CLEWISTON, FL
TOMMY MARTIN - HEMPHILL, TX
LENDELL MARTIN JR. - NACOGDOCHES, TX
BILL MCDONALD - GREENWOOD, IN
STEPHEN MCKINNIE - UMATILA, FL
BRANDON MCMILLAN - CLEWISTON, FL
JASON MENINGER - GAINESVILLE, GA
RAY MEREDITH - SMITHS GROVE, KY
CODY MEYER - AUBURN, CA
KERRY MILNER - BONO, AR
ISHAMA MONROE - HUGHSON, CA
TOM MONSOOR - LA CROSSE, WI
ANDY MONTGOMERY - BLACKSBURG, SC
DREW MONTGOMERY - DENVER, NC
HARRY MOORE - VALLEY, AL
DAN MOREHEAD - PADUCAH, KY
ANDY MORGAN - DAYTON, TN
ROBERT MORIN - SEYMOUR, TN
TROY MORROW - EASTANOLLEE, GA
JUSTIN MORTON - ETOILE, TX
JIM MOYNAGH - CARVER, MN
SHAWN MURPHY - NICHOLASVILLE, KY
JOHN MURRAY - PHOENIX, AZ
MICHAEL NEAL - DAYTON, TN
CHRIS NEAU - NEW ORLEANS, LA
JONATHAN NEWTON - ROGERSVILLE, AL
BLAKE NICK - ADGER, AL
LARRY NIXON - BEE BRANCH, AR
ERIC OLLIVERSON - LAMPE, MO
ROBERT PEARSON - HERNDON, VA
RICHARD PEEK - CENTRE, AL
MATT PENNINGTON - SPRINGDALE, AR
KELLY POWER - CAPE FAIR, MO
NICK PRVONOZAC - WARREN, OH
JASON QUINN - ROCK HILL, SC
JAYME RAMPEY - LIBERTY, SC
JERRY REAGAN - BYRDSTOWN, TN
TOM REDINGTON - ROYSE CITY, TX
CLARK REEHM - HUNTINGTON, TX
JASON REYES - HUFFMAN, TX
BRAD RIGHTNOUR - HOWARD, PA
DARREL ROBERTSON - JAY, OK
TOMMY ROBINSON - WESTLAND, MI
MARK ROSE - WEST MEMPHIS, AR
FRED ROUMBANIS - BIXBY, OK
ZELL ROWLAND - MONTGOMERY, TX
RAY SCHEIDE - DOVER, AR
SHAD SCHENCK - WAYNETOWN, IN
BRYAN SCHMITT - DEALE, MD
COLBY SCHRUMPF - HIGHLAND, IL
TERRY SEGRAVES - KISSIMMEE, FL
SPENCER SHUFFIELD - BISMARCK, AR
DAVID SMITH - DEL CITY, OK
JEFF SPRAGUE - POINT, TX
MATTHEW STEFAN - JUNCTION CITY, WI
KEVIN STEWART ELK - GROVE, CA
WESLEY STRADER - SPRING CITY, TN
SCOTT SUGGS - BRYANT, AR
MIKE SURMAN - BOCA RATON, FL
AUSTIN TERRY - SAN ANGELO, TX
RANDALL THARP - PORT SAINT JOE, FL
PETER THLIVEROS - SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL
RODNEY THOMASON - MAUMELLE, AR
BRYAN THRIFT - SHELBY, NC
RUSTY TRANCYGIER - HAHIRA, GA
JIM TUTT - LONGVIEW, TX
ANDREW UPSHAW - TULSA, OK
VIC VATALARO - KENT, OH
JOHN VOYLES - PETERSBURG, IN
JAMES WATSON - WAYNESVILLE, MO
CLARK WENDLANDT - LEANDER, TX
JACOB WHEELER - INDIANAPOLIS, IN
KYLE WHITE - TIGHTWAD, MO
SCOTT WILEY - BAY MINETTE, AL
ALTON WILHOIT - HARRAH, OK
LEON WILLIAMS - FAIRDALE, KY
JASON WILLIAMSON - AIKEN, SC
BARRY WILSON - BIRMINGHAM, AL
TIM WILSON - GAS CITY, IN
MICHAEL WOOLEY - COLLIERVILLE, TN
GARY YAMAMOTO - PALESTINE, TX
JAY YELAS - CORVALLIS, OR

Related links:

For a complete FLW Tour schedule, click here.

For complete rules, entry fees and contingency awards for the FLW Tour, click here.

A view from above: The upcoming 2014 season

Make a Tiny Swimbait Your Winter Go-To

Make a Tiny Swimbait Your Winter Go-To

Wintertime and late fall fishing can be super fun, especially up north, when smallmouths are often fat and fairly grouped up. However, it’s not the time of year when you want a ton of rods on deck, and having a confidence bait or two is a must. For Casey Smith, the go-to winter weapon is super simple: a little bitty swimbait on a jighead. READ MORE »

2019 BFL AOY Winners

2019 BFL AOY Winners

The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) has long been one of the hardest-fought grassroots tournament circuits and the breeding ground for future pros and local legends. With five tournaments in each division, anglers have to contend against the best in their local area, often fishing against full-time guides or local anglers with dozens of tournament wins to their name on a given body of water. As such, winning the season-long Angler of the Year title in one of the 24 divisions is a monumental feat, something that only a couple BFL anglers have done more than a few times. READ MORE »

Check-in Time: Jeremy Lawyer

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From time to time, FLW checks in with its anglers to find out what they’ve been up to, what they’re listening to, who they’re following and where they’re heading while out on the tournament trail. This week, we caught up with Missouri pro Jeremy Lawyer.  READ MORE »

Adrian College Wins School of the Year

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The bass-fishing club at Adrian College is the best in the country, capping off the 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing season in first place overall with 2,350 points, and earning the team the title of 2019 YETI FLW College Fishing National School of the Year.  READ MORE »

Rapala Varsity Bass Ep. 4 Airs Wednesday

Rapala Varsity Bass Ep. 4 Airs Wednesday

Join FLW for a watch party for the premiere of Episode 4 of Rapala Varsity Bass presented by General Tire. The episode will air Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. CT. READ MORE »

FLW Live Schedule for Costa FLW Series Championship

FLW Live Schedule for Costa FLW Series Championship

FLW Live is back for the 2019 Costa FLW Series Championship on Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Ky. The event will feature daily weigh-in broadcasts, as well as the full FLW Live studio broadcast, with live feeds from top anglers' boats, on the final two days. READ MORE »

2020 FLW Series Schedule and Details

2020 FLW Series Schedule and Details

Major League Fishing (MLF) and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) recently announced the expanded 2020 FLW Series details, schedules, rules, entry fees and payouts. READ MORE »

2020 T-H Marine BFL Schedules and Details

2020 T-H Marine BFL Schedules and Details

Major League Fishing (MLF) and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) recently announced the 202 BFL details, schedules, rules, entry fees and payouts. READ MORE »

2020 FLW Series and BFL Details

2020 FLW Series and BFL Details

Major League Fishing (MLF) and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced today the expanded 2020 FLW Series and T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) details, schedules, rules, entry fees and payouts, highlighted by lower entry fees in both circuits and an expanded FLW Series schedule, along with upping the FLW Series Championship payout to $200,000 for first place and adding a $10,000 bonus for the highest-finishing pro from each of the eight U.S. FLW Series divisions and the International Division. READ MORE »

Ebare Eyes Strong Finish

Ebare Eyes Strong Finish

Ebare loves to fish. A lot. And he’s fished in 20 FLW events so far in 2019. His 21st will be the Costa FLW Series Championship at Lake Cumberland at the end of October, at which he hopes to earn his first win in FLW competition. READ MORE »

Floyd Cashes in on Guntersville

Floyd Cashes in on Guntersville

Last weekend, Floyd added to his already lengthy list of accomplishments with a T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional victory on Lake Guntersville – the tournament was presented by Mercury – with a 44-pound, 15-ounce three-day total, and it all came down to consistency and some really good decision-making. READ MORE »

B. Lat, MDJ Win Pan Am

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Brian Latimer and Mark Daniels Jr. are best friends off the water, and it looks like they’ve got the makings of a deadly team on the water. Weighing five smallmouths for 21.16 pounds in the first session and 23.92 pounds in the second session, the pair totaled 45.08 pounds to win the individual competition in the Pan American Bass Championship on Lake St. Francis. READ MORE »

Canada Wins Gold at Pan Am

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Though Team USA locked up the top three places, Team Canada placed six teams in the top 10 and averaged 38.98 pounds to win the Pan American Bass Championship on Lake St. Francis. Results were tallied based on the average weight brought in by each team in the two sessions of fishing, which almost guaranteed an extremely close finish. Earning a silver medal, Team USA finished just a hundredth of a pound back with a 38.97 average. READ MORE »

Canada Leads at Pan Am

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The first session of competition in the Pan American Bass Championship on Lake St. Francis was a roaring success. After the morning weigh-in, Team Canada is leading with an average of 21.16 pounds, Team USA is in second with a 19.6 average, Team Akwesasne First Nation is in third with 18.62 and Mexico had an up and down morning to accrue a 17.24-pound average. READ MORE »

Do you need a generator for bass fishing?

Do you need a generator for bass fishing?

Austin Felix has been running a generator for a few years now, and his primary use is during the spring in the North, when he’s spending mega-days on the water practicing for tournaments that feature bedding smallmouths. READ MORE »

Day 1 Delayed at Pan Am

Day 1 Delayed at Pan Am

Because of steady rain and hard winds at around 20 mph or more, day one of the Pan American Bass Championship has been canceled. With gusts up to 40 mph in the forecast, the organizers have decided to fish two sessions on Friday instead. READ MORE »

Pan Am Gets Underway in Canada

Pan Am Gets Underway in Canada

With the official training day in the rearview, the Pan American Bass Championship starts Thursday, Oct. 16, on Lake St. Francis in Cornwall, Ontario. Teams from Mexico, the Akwesasne First Nation, Canada and the United States will be competing the next two days for glory and country, but also to help along the movement to make bass fishing an Olympic sport. READ MORE »

How to Find Big-Water Smallmouth in Fall

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Morris Locks up Central Division AOY

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Umbrella Rigs for Great Lakes Smallies   

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The days of catching seemingly infinite bass on an umbrella rig are mostly gone, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't fish with one. The rig is a great tool for catching fall smallmouth bass on the big waters of the Great Lakes and elsewhere up north. READ MORE »