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Top 10 Patterns from the Red River

Top 10 Patterns from the Red River

University of Louisiana-Monroe’s Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman concentrated on easily accessible backwater areas in Pool 4 to win the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis on the Red River. Behind them, the rest of the top 10 caught fish a variety of ways – camping in smaller backwaters, fishing the main river, or mixing it up. The Red was certainly tough, but most teams managed a limit every day. That said, getting a kicker bite or two was a huge challenge. READ MORE »

ULM's Freeman Wins YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Fish-Off on Red River, Automatic Entry to 2018 Forrest Wood Cup

ULM's Freeman Wins YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Fish-Off on Red River, Automatic Entry to 2018 Forrest Wood Cup

SHREVEPORT, La. (June 2, 2018) – For the third time in YETI FLW College Fishing history, the National Championship winners Hunter Freeman and Thomas Soileau from the University of Louisiana-Monroe faced off Saturday in a one-day fish-off on the Red River to decide which team member would represent their school at the 2018 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing... READ MORE »

Freeman Wins Nail-Biter in Red River Fish-Off

Freeman Wins Nail-Biter in Red River Fish-Off

Admittedly, our use of phrases like “the grind,” “paying your dues” and “never give up” often approach cliché territory, but today, Hunter Freeman straight up defined those words with his gutsy fish-off victory at the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. READ MORE »

ULM Goes Wire-To-Wire, Wins YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

ULM Goes Wire-To-Wire, Wins YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

SHREVEPORT, La. – The University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM) duo of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, both of Monroe, Louisiana, weighed a five-bass limit Friday totaling 15 pounds, 13 ounces – the largest limit weighed in the three-day tournament – to win the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis... READ MORE »

Warhawks Win on the Red

Warhawks Win on the Red

Leading wire-to-wire, the University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Hunter Freeman and Thomas Soileau smashed 15 pounds, 13 ounces on the final day to seal the deal in the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis on the Red River. READ MORE »

College Championship Updates – Day 3

College Championship Updates – Day 3

Day 3 coverage of the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis. READ MORE »

College Championship Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

College Championship Top 5 Patterns - Day 2

Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman again unlocked a tricky Red River and added 12 pounds, 4 ounces to their day-one score of 14-7 to tally 26-11 and keep the University of Louisiana-Monroe atop the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. Behind them, Tusculum college is in easy striking distance, and the rest of the top 10 would love to make things interesting on the final day. READ MORE »

ULM Stays Steady on the River

ULM Stays Steady on the River

Though slower across the board than day one, day two of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis treated the University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman well again. Running toward the bottom of Pool 4 of the Red River, the ULM duo sacked up 12 pounds, 4 ounces for a total of 26-11. Just 1-1 back, Nick Hatfield and Corey Neece of Tusculum College weighed 13-9 on day two and moved into second with 25-10. READ MORE »

ULM Extends Lead on Day Two of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

ULM Extends Lead on Day Two of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

SHREVEPORT, La. – The University of Louisiana-Monroe (ULM) duo of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, both of Monroe, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the stage Thursday weighing 12 pounds, 4 ounces, to extend their lead to 1-pound, 1-ounce, with one day left to fish at the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis... READ MORE »

College Championship Updates – Day 2

College Championship Updates – Day 2

Day 2 coverage of the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis. READ MORE »

College Championship Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

College Championship Top 5 Patterns - Day 1

Day one of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis was a challenge for many, but the top five teams all put together solid limits. The Red River gave up 14-7 for the leading University of Louisiana-Monroe duo of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, but a lot of teams are still in the hunt, as 37 teams managed at least 8 pounds. It’s likely that ounces will separate the eventual winners from second, and it’s almost a sure thing that ounces will determine who makes the cut to fish on day three, so getting off to a good start is only half the battle. READ MORE »

ULM Takes the Lead on the Red

ULM Takes the Lead on the Red

Day one of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis was pretty tough on most of the anglers, but Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman of the University of Louisiana-Monroe got right to work on the Red River. Weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces for the lead, the pair say they had their weight early, and got to practice a little as the rest of the field scratched and clawed for small limits. READ MORE »

University of Louisiana-Monroe Leads Day One of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

University of Louisiana-Monroe Leads Day One of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis on Red River

SHREVEPORT, La. – The University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Thomas Soileau and Hunter Freeman, both of Monroe, Louisiana, grabbed the early lead Wednesday after Day One of the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-MAP Genesis. The Warhawk duo brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 14 pounds... READ MORE »

College Championship Updates – Day 1

College Championship Updates – Day 1

Day 1 coverage of the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on the Red River presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis READ MORE »

Red will Challenge Championship Anglers

Red will Challenge Championship Anglers

It’s almost June in Louisiana and the highs are going to be in the mid- to upper-90s every day of the YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by Lowrance C-Map Genesis. Held on the Red River in Shreveport, La., 168 teams will contend for the title of National Champions, but don’t expect the fish to come easy – the Red River is going to be a tough nut to crack. READ MORE »

2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Qualifiers

2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Qualifiers

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