UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Dale Hollow Lake

Top Patterns and Baits from Dardanelle

Top Patterns and Baits from Dardanelle

The beginning of the fall transition coupled with dirty water from end to end created difficult fishing conditions at the Toyota Series Plains Division opener at Lake Dardanelle presented by Fish-Intel, but anglers focused their attention to the backs of creeks and used a variety of baits to solve the riddle. READ MORE »

Parker Nets Dardanelle Co-Angler Title

Parker Nets Dardanelle Co-Angler Title

Riding with pro winner Jason Lieblong was profitable for Jeremy Parker of Batavia, Ill., who made it a daily double by winning the co-angler title at the Toyota Series Plains Division opener at Lake Dardanelle presented by Fish-Intel. READ MORE »

Lieblong Again at Dardanelle

Lieblong Again at Dardanelle

Jason Lieblong is no stranger to Toyota Series titles on Lake Dardanelle. He claimed his first back in August of 2015 and five years later thanks to a final-day bag worth 15 pounds, 15 ounces (the biggest of the event) Lieblong added his second Series trophy to the mantle. The Conway, Ark., pro finished the event with 40-9 overall, moving up the leaderboard every day of the tournament. For winning the Plains Division opener presented by Fish-Intel, Lieblong took home over $70,000 thanks largely to the FLW PHOENIX BONUS, which earned him and extra $35,000. READ MORE »

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 3

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 3

Championship Saturday of the Toyota Series Plains Division opener at Lake Dardanelle presented by Fish-Intel followed its pattern of the week with anglers failing to capitalize on sparse opportunities. READ MORE »

Bennett Takes Dardanelle Lead

Bennett Takes Dardanelle Lead

Backing up his day-one weight of 13 pounds, 6 ounces, Joe Bennett brought 13-14 to the scale to take the lead at Lake Dardanelle in the Toyota Series Plains Division opener presented by Fish-Intel. Bennett will carry 1-1 lead into Saturday’s final round over Kevin Riney as he looks to grab his first victory with FLW. READ MORE »

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 2

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 2

Anglers said Thursday that current didn’t matter during the first round of the Toyota Series Plains Division opener presented by Fish-Intel at Lake Dardanelle, but apparently it matters more than they thought. READ MORE »

King Tops Day 1 at Dardanelle 

King Tops Day 1 at Dardanelle 

Zach King of Clarksville, Ark., used a Heddon Zara Spook to catch 14 pounds, 11 ounces claim the day one lead in the Toyota Series Plains Division event on Lake Dardanelle presented by Fish-Intel. King will take a 6-ounce lead over Matt Wood of Jessieville, Ark., into day two.  READ MORE »

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 1

Dardanelle Midday Update – Day 1

Thursday’s opening round of the Toyota Series Plains Division opener at Lake Dardanelle followed the script many anglers predicted. Despite many favorable conditions at the beginning of a peak fishing season, muddy water and bright sunshine made fishing difficult across the 34,000-acre Arkansas River impoundment. READ MORE »

Plains Division Kicks Off on Dardanelle

Plains Division Kicks Off on Dardanelle

All the major bass tournaments Lake Dardanelle has hosted since 2004 have followed different scripts, and the Toyota Series Plains Division event that kicks off today will be no different. With a schedule full of changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the first event of the Plains Division season, and it’s the last division to kick off in 2020. READ MORE »

Top 10 Patterns from Lake Dardanelle

Top 10 Patterns from Lake Dardanelle

Nine of the top 10 anglers in this tournament rode that bull for a full 8-count and caught fish consistently. Some milked the same spots for three days, and others moved around. Brandon Lee was the only rider to be thrown on the last day by failing to catch a keeper. READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from Lake Dardanelle

Top 10 Baits from Lake Dardanelle

Lake Dardanelle is a renowned junk-fishing lake that rewards multiple tactics and techniques. For champion Quincy Houchin, that meant flipping wood and rocks in an isolated pocket on the north side of the lake. READ MORE »

Bartoszek Bests Dardanelle Co-anglers

Bartoszek Bests Dardanelle Co-anglers

Remarkable consistency and versatility from the back of the boat enabled Robert Bartoszek of Hampshire, Tenn., to win the co-angler title in the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine Saturday at Lake Dardanelle. READ MORE »

Houchin Goes Wire to Wire

Houchin Goes Wire to Wire

Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Ark., went wire-to-wire to win the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle with a three-day total weight of 45 pounds, 4 ounces. He won a $50,400. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Lake Dardanelle Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from Lake Dardanelle Day 2

Bright, windless skies sent bass on a hunger strike in the second round of the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine Friday at Lake Dardanelle. The No. 1 and 2 anglers in the top five lost weight, but Nos. 3, 4 and 5 gained weight, setting the stage for what will be an intriguing and probably close championship round on Saturday. READ MORE »

Houchin Holds the Lead on Dardanelle

Houchin Holds the Lead on Dardanelle

Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Ark., caught five bass weighing 14 pounds, 1 ounce on Friday to retain his lead through two rounds of the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle. Houchin's total weight is 33-13. Zach King of Clarksville, Ark., made a strong charge into second place with five bass weighing 15-14 for a total of 33-1. READ MORE »

Dardanelle Midday Update Day 2

Dardanelle Midday Update Day 2

Nicer weather made it more pleasant to be on the water Friday, but it certainly hurt the fishing in the second round of the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Dardanelle Day 1

Top 5 Patterns from Dardanelle Day 1

Despite a cold, biting wind and muddy conditions, the top five anglers logged excellent weights in the first round of the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle. READ MORE »

Houchin Has the Lead at Dardanelle

Houchin Has the Lead at Dardanelle

Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Ark., weighed 19 pounds, 12 ounces to take a slim lead over Brandon Lee of Ratcliff, Ark., in the first round of the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle. Lee caught a five-bass limit that weighed 19-9. READ MORE »

Dardanelle in Flux

Dardanelle in Flux

If the pre-tournament meeting offered a clue, the Costa FLW Series Central Division opener presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle will be an unpredictable affair where anglers will decipher changing conditions hour by hour. READ MORE »