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Studio Notes - Hibdon’s Haven

Studio Notes - Hibdon’s Haven

I was just a young man in the fishing industry when I was introduced to the Hibdons in the late 1990s. One of the first things that struck me about the family is it always had an open door, especially for those new to the sport. Their presence created a sort of home away from home for anglers – a safe haven, Hibdon’s Haven – where the only thing better than the fishing stories was Stella’s cooking. READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from Lake Lanier

Top 10 Baits from Lake Lanier

Whether pros ventured to the clear water below Brown’s Bridge or stayed in the stained waters of the rivers, almost all the top-10 anglers at the FLW Tour event presented Ranger on Lake Lanier utilized similar techniques and even similar lures. READ MORE »

Top 10 patterns from Lake Lanier

Top 10 patterns from Lake Lanier

Pro after pro came across the weigh-in stage this week at the FLW Tour event presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier gushing about the quality of the spots. Numerous pros said they’d broken their personal bests multiple times since arriving, while others said they didn’t even bother fishing for largemouths; the spots were heavier and more plentiful. And the thing is, the conditions were a rollercoaster throughout practice and the tournament. One could only imagine what might have been had conditions been ideal. READ MORE »

Hallman Hangs On

Hallman Hangs On

After weighing a massive 23-pound, 11-ounce limit of spotted bass on day one, Bradley Hallman stayed just strong enough the rest of the way to win the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier. Putting up 18-7 on day two, 13-1 on day three and finishing with 13-1, Hallman totaled 68-4 to earn $100,000 and his second FLW Tour win.   READ MORE »

Hallman Leads Wire-To-Wire, Wins FLW Tour on Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

Hallman Leads Wire-To-Wire, Wins FLW Tour on Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – After weighing in a limit of spotted bass in each of the first three days of competition, pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, weighed a five-bass limit of largemouth Sunday totaling 13 pounds, 1 ounce, to clinch his victory at the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats and win $100,000. Hallman led the event for four-straight days after... READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Day 4 Coverage

Lake Lanier Day 4 Coverage

The final day of the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier has kicked off under very soggy condition’s. The forecast calls for rain basically all day, so the pros will have yet another challenge thrown at them. Heading into the day, Bradley Hallman has a big lead, but it’s not insurmountable. Hallman’s weights have fallen each day, and the folks chasing him down have some momentum on their side. Though Zack Birge is closest, the most confident anglers are Jason Johnson and Jeff Gustafson. Gussy caught a pile of fish on day three and knows where they live, and Johnson lives on the lake and now has one more day to lean on his local knowledge. READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 3

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 3

Birge may be in second, but he doesn’t have the confidence of someone who sacked up 15-1 and sits in the runner-up position. READ MORE »

Hallman Eyes Another Win

Hallman Eyes Another Win

Back in 2016, Bradley Hallman went into the final day of the FLW Tour kickoff on Lake Okeechobee with a 13 ½-pound lead. His main pattern seemed to be fading, and he ended up catching only two bass the final day. Yet, it didn’t matter. His lead was too great for anyone to overcome. READ MORE »

Hallman Still on Top at FLW Tour on Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

Hallman Still on Top at FLW Tour on Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Oklahoma pro Bradley Hallman has one previous career win on the FLW Tour – a 2016 event on Florida’s Lake Okeechobee, where he led the tournament for four straight days and won by a near 15-pound margin. Hallman is looking to match that feat this week on Lake Lanier, as he weighed another limit of spotted bass totaling 13 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday... READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Day 3 Coverage

Lake Lanier Day 3 Coverage

If it weren’t for Bradley Hallman, the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier would be one of the most tightly contested tournaments in recent memory. As it is, the rest of the top 30 are smashed together as tight as can be, and Hallman is streaking ahead of the field. Fishing the same lake as everyone else (really!), the lanky Oklahoma pro sacked up 23-11 on day one and added 18-7 on day two for a massive 42-2 total. At the moment, he leads by over 7 pounds, which is reminiscent of the 8-pound, 8-ounce lead he carried into the weekend when he won on Okeechobee in 2016. READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

Lake Lanier’s fishing is changing constantly. Yet one thing remains unchanged – Bradley Hallman still holds a healthy lead on the field at the FLW Tour event presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier. But with the conditions set to change again on Saturday with clouds and rain coming in, there’s a chance a number of guys in the top five could make a move based on what they’re doing and what they did in practice under similar rainy conditions. READ MORE »

Anders Gets Elusive First Win

Anders Gets Elusive First Win

After taking the lead on day one with 17-6, the angler from Easley, S.C., followed that up with 14-4 to beat out Brad Wiley of Alto, Ga., by 9 ounces to win the co-angler crown and a prize package worth $25,100 at the FLW Tour Event presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier.    READ MORE »

Hallman Goes Up By 7

Hallman Goes Up By 7

At around 1 p.m. Hallman only had one small fish swimming in his livewell. Fortunately, he’d been sitting on an ace in the hole – a secondary pattern that just so happens to get better later in the day. That pattern got him right in a hurry, as he quickly sacked up another 18 pounds, 11 ounces of spotted bass to extend his lead at the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier. His 42-2 total is a little over 7 pounds more than second-place angler David Williams. READ MORE »

Hallman Extends Lead on Day Two of FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

Hallman Extends Lead on Day Two of FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Oklahoma pro Bradley Hallman weighed another solid limit of spotted bass – 18 pounds, 7 ounces – to extend his lead after Day Two of the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats. The field of 184 boats is now cut to 30, with Hallman bringing a 7-pound, 5-ounce lead into Day Three of the four-day event that features a field of the world’s best... READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Day 2 Coverage

Lake Lanier Day 2 Coverage

Despite chilly and blustery conditions, day one of the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier was a spotted bass slugfest. A bevy of bags in the upper teens crossed the stage, and Bradley Hallman brought in five spots for a ridiculous 23 pounds,11 ounces to lead the way. Though Tim Cales, David Williams and some others caught notable largemouths, they were absolutely not the main player on the first day. READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

Lake Lanier Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

Georgia’s Lake Lanier is touted as one of the best spotted bass fisheries in the country. It certainly showcased that Thursday on day one of the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier. READ MORE »

Lanier Spots Hallman a Dream Day

Lanier Spots Hallman a Dream Day

Leading the way on a day when Lake Lanier showed out, Bradley Hallman smashed an epic limit of spotted bass worth a stunning 23 pounds, 11 ounces to top day one of the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier. In second, rookie pro Tim Cales worked up 20-5 to edge ahead of a bevy of bags in the high teens. READ MORE »

Oklahoma’s Hallman Grabs Lead on Day One of FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

Oklahoma’s Hallman Grabs Lead on Day One of FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, weighed a 23-pound, 11-ounce limit of spotted bass to take the lead on Day One of the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats. Hallman will bring a 3-pound, 6-ounce lead into Day Two of the four day event that features a field of 184 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals and co-anglers competing... READ MORE »

Lake Lanier Day 1 Coverage

Lake Lanier Day 1 Coverage

After kicking things off down in Florida, it’s apparent that north Georgia in March is a different animal than the Sunshine State. Cold and windy after a practice filled with tumultuous weather, the conditions for day one of the FLW Tour presented by Ranger on Lake Lanier are far from comfortable. That said, the weather might not be nice, but the fishing is almost sure to impress. READ MORE »

FLW Live Schedule for Lake Lanier

FLW Live Schedule for Lake Lanier

FLW Live coverage picks up again this week at stop No. 3 of the 2018 FLW Tour at Lake Lanier in Gainsville, Ga. The event, which is presented by Ranger and hosted by the Gainesville Convention & Visitors Bureau, runs Thursday, March 8 through Sunday, March 11. READ MORE »