UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Hartwell

Florida Spawn: Key on Bottom Hardness

Florida Spawn: Key on Bottom Hardness

According to FLW Pro Circuit angler Tim Frederick, who’s lived in Florida since he was 4 years old, one of the most important factors for successfully locating both spawning and staging bass in the coming weeks is bottom hardness. In most situations, the harder the bottom the better, but there’s more to it than that. READ MORE »

Why I Chose FLW

Why I Chose FLW

My name is Richard Dunham, but most people know me as Dicky D. I currently live in Palm Harbor Florida where I work for the Folsom Corporation, one of the largest fishing distributors in the country. In 2020 I am fishing as a boater in Southern Division of the FLW Series. READ MORE »

How to Fish Offshore Grass in Florida

How to Fish Offshore Grass in Florida

In recent years, fishing a lipless bait, a spinnerbait or a vibrating jig in offshore grass in Florida has lit up the leaderboard in many tournaments. Tyler Woolcott, a second-year pro from Port Orange, Fla., has plenty of experience tracking the bass in offshore grass throughout the seasons, and you might be able to learn a thing or two from him. READ MORE »

Cash in on the Florida Prespawn

Cash in on the Florida Prespawn

Growing up on Lake Okeechobee, Jared McMillan loves to flip for big fish when the opportunity presents itself, but he’ll be the first to tell you that mid-November can be one of the best times to be on the water. READ MORE »

The Trixie Shark: Get Explosive Strikes

The Trixie Shark: Get Explosive Strikes

Reaction Innovations got the name right when it created the Trixie Shark. The soft-plastic topwater bait has a literal shark-shaped body with side “wings” and two flapping rear legs similar to what you find on a traditional topwater toad, yet with enough differences to make the bait unique. READ MORE »

A Different Okeechobee

A Different Okeechobee

Cold fronts, dirty water and lower water levels make for an interesting start to the Costa FLW Series Southeastern Division season. READ MORE »

Florida’s Offshore Bass Pattern

Florida’s Offshore Bass Pattern

“Anywhere with current,” says Kenney. “Mussels are filtration feeders, and they can’t move. So they need current to eat. So you’re not going to find them in the backs of pockets or anything.” READ MORE »

Speed Worming with John Cox

Speed Worming with John Cox

Burning various baits over the grass in Florida is a time-honored tradition. Toads, swim jigs, Reaction Innovation Skinny Dippers and other baits will work, and figuring out the right bait to cover the vast stretches of green in Florida is key. One of the most popular choices is a Zoom Magnum Ultra Vibe Speed Worm, and John Cox knows how to apply it as well as anyone. READ MORE »

Fish Shiners Like John Cox

Fish Shiners Like John Cox

Fishing a shiner for big largemouths is a time-honored Florida tradition. For Forrest Wood Cup champ John Cox, it might be his favorite way to catch a bass. READ MORE »

UCF Earns Title on Crescent

UCF Earns Title on Crescent

The University of Central Florida team of Hunter McKamey of Geneva, Tennessee, and Kyle Oliver of Winter Garden, Florida, won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference opener on Crescent Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 22 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

University of Central Florida Wins FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference Opener on Crescent Lake

University of Central Florida Wins FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference Opener on Crescent Lake

BUNNELL, Fla. – The University of Central Florida team of Hunter McKamey of Geneva, Tennessee, and Kyle Oliver of Winter Garden, Florida, won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference opener on Crescent Lake Saturday with five bass weighing 22 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

South Carolina’s Travelers Rest High School Wins 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open On Lake Okeechobee

South Carolina’s Travelers Rest High School Wins 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open On Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2016) – The Travelers Rest High School duo of Jacob Smith and Daniel Clark from Travelers Rest, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 26 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open on Lake Okeechobee. The win earned the team the title and qualified the team to compete in the High School Fishing Southeastern Conference championship on Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Kentucky on September 16-17. READ MORE »

Winding Over Florida Grass

Winding Over Florida Grass

Picking apart the mats with a big weight and sight-fishing for spawning bass are time-honored techniques for Florida, but the casting bite can be just as good at times. It’s a proven tournament-winning technique too, which is why fishing a moving bait over and through massive grass fields that Florida offers is an important tactic to know. READ MORE »

Citrus High School Wins Florida State High School Fishing Championship On Lake Toho

Citrus High School Wins Florida State High School Fishing Championship On Lake Toho

The Citrus High School team of Hunter McPherson and Laramy Strickland brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 29 pounds, 3 ounces to win the 2015 Florida State High School Fishing Championship on Lake Toho. The win earned the team the title of state champions and qualified the team to compete in the High School Fishing Southeastern Conference Regional Championship tournament on Lake Lanier in September. READ MORE »