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Spinnerbait, Jig Combo Do It for Chandler

Spinnerbait, Jig Combo Do It for Chandler

Kevin Chandler of New London, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 8 ounces, Saturday to win the third FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Russell. For his victory, Chandler took home $5,466. READ MORE »

Chandler Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Event on Lake Russell

Chandler Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Event on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. (April 11, 2016) – Kevin Chandler of New London, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 8 ounces, Saturday to win the third FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Russell. For his victory... READ MORE »

Anderson Wins FLW College Fishing National Championship Fish-Off, Will Compete At Forrest Wood Cup

Anderson Wins FLW College Fishing National Championship Fish-Off, Will Compete At Forrest Wood Cup

SENECA, S.C. (March 20, 2016) – For the first time in FLW College Fishing history, the National Championship winners from the University of South Carolina faced off Sunday morning in a one-day fish-off on Lake Russell to decide which team member would represent their school at the Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing. Chris Blanchette of Irmo, South Carolina.... READ MORE »

Practice Pays for Price on Lake Russell

Practice Pays for Price on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. – Bo Price of Westminster, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds even Saturday to win the second Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2015 on Lake Russell. For his victory, Price earned $6,796. READ MORE »

5 Techniques That Catch Bass Now

5 Techniques That Catch Bass Now

Don’t let the chill of Jack Frost dissuade you from getting out on the lake this winter. Fish are still catchable, and bass will often congregate in schools this time of year, so the action can be faster than you’d expect once you find them. READ MORE »

Pitts prevails on tough Lake Russell

Pitts prevails on tough Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. – Butch Pitts of Watkinsville, Ga., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Russell. For his victory, Pitts earned $4,082. READ MORE »

Browning takes title on Lake Russell

Browning takes title on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. – Scott Browning of Franklin, N.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Russell. For his victory, Browning earned $4,796. READ MORE »

Price scores big on Lake Russell

Price scores big on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. – Bo Price of Westminster, S.C., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 14 pounds, 5 ounces Saturday to win the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Russell. For his victory, Price earned $3,794 plus a $2,000 Ranger bonus. READ MORE »

Botts wins Walmart BFL tourney on Lake Russell

Botts wins Walmart BFL tourney on Lake Russell

Boater Jonathan Botts of Abbeville, S.C., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 21 pounds, 10 ounces Oct. 1-2 to win $5,004 in the Walmart BFL Savannah River Division Super Tournament on Lake Russell.Botts was drop-shotting shaky heads and jigs near the Rocky River and at the mouth of the Savannah to catch his bass. READ MORE »

Tidwell wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Russell

Tidwell wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Russell

Boater Michael Tidwell of Walhalla, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 4 ounces April 2 to win $4,428 in the BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell. Tidwell was fishing the backs of coves near Bearver Dam Creek with Zoom Trick Worms to sack his limit. READ MORE »

Thornton outfishes BFL field on Lake Russell

Thornton outfishes BFL field on Lake Russell

Boater David Thornton of Athens, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 15 ounces Saturday to win $3,917 in the BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell. On a hot and sunny day, Thornton was fishing the main lake with Zoom worms to sack his limit. READ MORE »

Kotal wins BFL event on Lake Russell

Kotal wins BFL event on Lake Russell

Boater Jerry Kotal of Elberton, Ga., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces Saturday to win $4,763 in the BFL Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell. Kotal was trying to chase the wind, fishing on secondary points using spinnerbaits to land his sack. READ MORE »

Browning wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Russell

Browning wins Walmart BFL event on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. — Scott Browning of Franklin, N.C., won the Walmart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 5 ounces. The victory earned Browning $3,963 and placed him one step closer to qualifying for the Lake Norman Regional Championship in Lake Norman, N.C., Oct. 22-24. READ MORE »

Edwards top boater in BFL event on Lake Russell

Edwards top boater in BFL event on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. — Boater James Edwards of Greenville, S.C., won the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division tournament on Lake Russell Saturday with a five-bass catch weighing 14 pounds, 2 ounces. The victory earned Edwards $3,531 and placed him one step closer to qualifying for the Lake Seminole Regional Championship in Bainbridge, Ga., Oct. 16-18. READ MORE »

Beck wins Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League event on Lake Russell

Beck wins Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League event on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. — Boater Gerald Beck of Lexington, N.C., earned $4,938 Saturday as winner of the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division event on Lake Russell. The tournament was the second of five regular-season Savannah River Division events and featured 149 boaters vying for the win, which earned Beck 200 points in the Boater Division. READ MORE »

Beaver wins Wal-Mart BFL Savannah River Division tournament

Beaver wins Wal-Mart BFL Savannah River Division tournament

ELBERTON, Ga. — Rodger Beaver of Leesburg, topped 169 Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League competitors Saturday on Russell Lake with five bass weighing 16 pounds, 14 ounces. The catch earned him $4,378 and 200 points in the Boater Division. READ MORE »

Christian crowned champ of Wal-Mart BFL tournament on Lake Russell

Christian crowned champ of Wal-Mart BFL tournament on Lake Russell

ELBERTON, Ga. — Tony Christian of Hull, Ga., topped 96 Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League competitors Saturday on Lake Russell with five bass weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces. The catch earned him $3,005 and 200 points in the Boater Division. READ MORE »