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/tips/2018-09-19-how-to-long-line-pressured-smallies

How to Long-Line Pressured Smallies

So, up north, what we call “long-lining” has become a popular technique. It’s not done with a crankbait, like Southern ledge fishermen do, but it’s similar. You get your bait out a long way from the boat, and then drag it over key areas. It takes a long time to reel a fish in, but you get probably five times as many bites just by getting your bait that far away. READ MORE »

/tips/2018-09-05-my-favorite-stop-of-the-year

My Favorite Stop of the Year

We used to have an opening weekend tournament for maybe two years. That was when the fish were at the end of their spawn, and my brother Cory and I finished with maybe 2 ounces under 30 pounds and were in third place. Both years that tournament happened it took more than 30 pounds to win. READ MORE »

/tips/2018-07-25-focusing-on-floggers

Focusing on Floggers

Floggers have been getting a lot more popular recently, but I think there’s a big misconception with them to begin with. People think you find more beds with them, and that’s not the case. They do serve a purpose, however. READ MORE »

/news/2018-07-18-lake-erie-set-for-costa-flw-series-northern-division-event-presented-by-polaris

Lake Erie Set for Costa FLW Series Northern Division Event Presented by Polaris

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Lake Erie and the city of Buffalo is set to host as many as 350 boaters and co-anglers July 26-28 for the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event at Lake Erie presented by Polaris. Hosted by the Buffalo... READ MORE »

/news/2018-03-11-in-depth-interview-with-flw-tour-pro-chris-johnston-on-we-fish-asa-podcast

In-Depth Interview With FLW Tour Pro Chris Johnston on We Fish ASA Podcast

Chris Johnston, who recently won $125,000 for his impressive first place finish on Florida’s challenging Harris Chain of Lakes, was recently a featured guest on the We Fish ASA podcast, hosted by long-time outdoor media veteran Steve Sarley and his partner, Dave Kranz... READ MORE »

/news/2018-02-25-canada-s-johnston-wins-flw-tour-at-harris-chain-of-lakes-presented-by-lowrance

Canada’s Johnston Wins FLW Tour at Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Lowrance

LEESBURG, Fla. – Canadian pro angler Chris Johnston of Peterborough, Ontario, brought a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 6 ounces, to the scale... READ MORE »

/news/2018-02-24-canada-s-johnston-maintains-lead-after-day-three-of-flw-tour-at-harris-chain-of-lakes-presented-by-lowrance

Canada’s Johnston Maintains Lead after Day Three of FLW Tour at Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Lowrance

LEESBURG, Fla. – Canadian pro angler Chris Johnston of Peterborough, Ontario, held his lead after Day Three of the... READ MORE »

/news/2018-02-23-canada-s-johnston-grabs-lead-after-day-two-of-flw-tour-at-harris-chain-of-lakes-presented-by-lowrance

Canada’s Johnston Grabs Lead after Day Two of FLW Tour at Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Lowrance

LEESBURG, Fla. – Canadian pro Chris Johnston of Peterborough, Ontario, brought a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds, 7 ounces, to the... READ MORE »

/news/2017-07-18-1000-islands-set-to-host-costa-flw-series-northern-division-tournament-presented-by-evinrude

1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Northern Division Tournament Presented by Evinrude

CLAYTON, N.Y. – As many as 400 pros and co-anglers are ready to compete July 27-29 in the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event on 1000 Islands. The tournament, presented... READ MORE »

/news/2017-03-06-harris-chain-practice-with-chris-johnston

Harris Chain Practice with Chris Johnston

After a sparkling debut season on the FLW Tour when he finished second overall in points and grabbed Rookie of the Year honors, Chris Johnston is off to another hot start. This year, the younger half of the Johnston duo is catching them again and is in 23rd place in the Angler of the Year race. Headed into the third event of the season at the Harris Chain in Florida, Johnston was kind enough to let me hop in the boat with him on the first morning of practice to get a look at how the Canadian phenom goes about breaking down a lake. READ MORE »

/news/2016-06-28-johnston-earns-flw-tour-rookie-of-the-year-title

Johnston Earns FLW Tour Rookie of the Year Title

MINNEAPOLIS – Canadian pro angler Chris Johnston of Peterborough, Ontario, capped off the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour in 2nd place overall with 1060 points, earning him the coveted FLW Tour Rookie of the Year title.... READ MORE »

/news/2016-06-24-johnston-runs-away-with-roy

Johnston Runs Away with ROY

Out of a huge class of 28 new Walmart FLW Tour anglers, Chris Johnston came out on top as the 2016 Rookie of the Year. He was recognized with the ROY trophy at Friday’s day-two weigh-in at the Walmart FLW Tour finale on Lake Champlain. He currently is in third place and will fish against the top 20 anglers on Saturday. READ MORE »

/tips/2016-03-28-how-to-make-jigs-fishless

How to Make Jigs Fishless

My brother and I came up with the method I use now just playing around in the garage. We used to bend the hooks over or cut them off perfectly good jigs before. Sure enough, we’ve used it now for a couple of years with good results. READ MORE »