UPCOMING EVENT: TACKLE WAREHOUSE PRO CIRCUIT - 2020 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Three Tips to Tackle Winter Grass

Three Tips to Tackle Winter Grass

Fish love to relate to drop-offs and contour changes, and that doesn’t change when fishing around winter grass. READ MORE »

Neal’s Tennessee Waltz with Greatness

Neal’s Tennessee Waltz with Greatness

Since joining FLW’s top ranks in 2012, Neal has come tantalizingly close to taking home major crowns. He’s finished third at Tour events on Okeechobee and Chickamauga, second (twice) at Pickwick, and second at last year’s Forrest Wood Cup at Wheeler Lake, a waterway that’s a stone’s throw away from Guntersville. READ MORE »

Norman Practice with the Real Deal

Norman Practice with the Real Deal

Michael “Real Deal” Neal is fresh off a second-place showing in the Forrest Wood Cup and an eighth-place finish in the Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year race. In other words, the young pro’s star has never been brighter. For a look at how the Dayton, Tenn., angler approaches a day of practice, we jumped in the boat with him on the final prep day for the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Lowrance on Lake Norman. READ MORE »

Not Quite Ledge Patterns

Not Quite Ledge Patterns

I was checking Kentucky Lake the other day for the upcoming Walmart FLW Tour event, and I felt that it was a little behind as far as having the right water temperature for the fish to move offshore to the ledges. On my home lake, Chickamauga, they’re already on the ledges in pretty good numbers. I don’t know why it is exactly, but at Kentucky Lake the fish don’t start filtering out good until the water hits the 70s. READ MORE »

Learning by Doing

Learning by Doing

Being 24 years old, I, along with most people, would consider myself to still be a kid – for lack of a better word. I am well aware of the fact that I still have a lot to learn before I become even as wise as I thought I was in the past, especially when it comes to fishing. READ MORE »

Team Ardent Adds Five Tour Pros

Team Ardent Adds Five Tour Pros

A number of FLW anglers have been added to the Ardent Tackle pro-staff roster, including Walmart FLW Tour pros JT Kenney, Clayton Batts, Michael Neal, Bryan Schmitt and Jim Jones. That quintet will join current Team Ardent members Denny Brauer of the Costa FLW Series and Tour pro Scott Canterbury. Team Ardent consists of about 250 tournament anglers. READ MORE »