UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Cumberland

Out-Cast: Inaugural FLW Series Western

Out-Cast: Inaugural FLW Series Western

When the National Guard announced that it was going to take the sport of bass fishing out West, you could hear the collective roar of excitement from anglers who had been longing for years for a big-time tour level event to arrive on their home turf. READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

When I jetted off to my latest tour stop last week to check out the Wal-Mart FLW Series at Lake of the Ozarks – the fourth Series event of the 2006 season - I was told in no uncertain terms to lower my expectations. READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

About two months ago, at an event on Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Ky., I was introduced to a young 13-year-old boy named Jeremy Hicks. His story touched me to a point that I wrote about him in my May 6 “Out-Cast” column. Since that column debuted, the response from our readers has been overwhelming. In fact, the e-mails continue to come in. READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

Jeremy Hicks is my new hero. He is a 13-year-old young man from Somerset, Ky., who is battling for his life. Stricken just over a year ago by a cancerous tumor on his spinal cord, Jeremy has been unable to do what he loves most – fish. READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

What I love most about the sport of bass fishing is that there is no discrimination, no gender gaps to hurdle anymore and no cultural biases to deal with. Heck, if you’re at least 16 years old, you can fish the circuit no matter who you are. With that being said, there is something noticeably different about Wal-Mart FLW Tour co-angler Robert Blosser that makes him stand out from the rest of the crowd. READ MORE »

Out-Cast

Out-Cast

Four years ago when I was asked to become involved with FLW Outdoors and the sport of bass fishing, I chuckled at the notion that men and women were fishing for $100,000, $200,000 and $500,000 at FLW Tour events. Pardon the expression, but I ain’t chucklin’ no more! And neither is corporate America. The level of sponsors on the Wal-Mart FLW Tour is such that it should make anyone’s head turn. If not for our sponsors, the payouts and the lives of the FLW Tour anglers would not be the same. Fishing has become their full-time job. READ MORE »