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Elizabethton’s Chambers Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Event on South Holston Reservoir

Elizabethton’s Chambers Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Event on South Holston Reservoir

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Boater Chip Chambers of Elizabethton, Tennessee, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer... READ MORE »

Illinois’ Peoria High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Tennessee Open on Norris Lake

Illinois’ Peoria High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Tennessee Open on Norris Lake

ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – The Peoria High School duo of Connor Jacob of Peoria, Illinois, and Samuel Smith of Dunlap, Illinois, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 16 pounds, 8 ounces to win the rescheduled 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Tennessee Open tournament on Norris Lake. The win advanced the team to the 2018 High School... READ MORE »

Rogersville’s Linkous Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Opener on Norris Lake presented by Navionics

Rogersville’s Linkous Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Opener on Norris Lake presented by Navionics

ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Boater Rob Linkous of Rogersville, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division opener on Norris Lake presented by Navionics. Linkous earned $3,545 for his victory... READ MORE »

Linkous Cranks Up First Win

Linkous Cranks Up First Win

Boater Rob Linkous of Rogersville, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce, Saturday to win the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division opener on Norris Lake presented by Navionics. Linkous earned $3,545 for his victory. READ MORE »

Neal Wins on Norris

Neal Wins on Norris

Larry Neal of Piney Flats, Tennessee, weighed a 17-pound, 11-ounce limit of bass Saturday to win the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division event of 2017 on Norris Lake. Neal’s five bass were enough to earn him the top prize of $4,743. READ MORE »

Piney Flats’ Neal Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Opener on Norris Lake

Piney Flats’ Neal Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Volunteer Division Opener on Norris Lake

NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. – Larry Neal of Piney Flats, Tennessee, weighed a 17-pound, 11-ounce limit of bass Saturday to win the first T-H... READ MORE »

Norris Lake Top 10 Patterns

Norris Lake Top 10 Patterns

James Watson of Nixa, Mo., won the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake with topwaters – mostly buzzbaits and River2Sea Whopper Ploppers. But Watson wasn’t the only one who dialed in the buzzing bite at Norris. More than half of the pros in the top 10 had a buzzbait figured into their game plan. Here is how other pros fished to make the cut at Norris. READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from Norris Lake

Top 10 Baits from Norris Lake

The fishing was tough throughout in the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake, but the top 10 pros separated themselves significantly from the rest. Topwaters played a big role, but they weren’t the only baits to get it done. If you’re fishing in the fall on a mountain reservoir, you might want to bring along some of the following baits. READ MORE »

Missouri’s Watson Wins Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

Missouri’s Watson Wins Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2016) – After three career Walmart FLW Tour top-20 finishes, numerous wins at the AAA-level and two career championship appearances, pro James Watson of Nixa, Missouri, earned the first FLW Tour victory of his career and $95,400 Saturday at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake presented by Quaker State with a final day's catch of four... READ MORE »

Watson Wins on Norris

Watson Wins on Norris

James Watson started the final day with a sizable lead over Jason Lambert, however, after a tough final round of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State he nearly gave it away. READ MORE »

Norris Lake Day 3 Coverage

Norris Lake Day 3 Coverage

Fall has arrived on day three of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake. This morning, instead of the balmy conditions of day one, the air temperate is hovering around 45 degrees and the high is about 60. For the second day in a row, the weather will challenge the anglers. The other major challenge will be figuring out how to overcome James Watson. READ MORE »

Watson’s Consistency Carries him Ahead

Watson’s Consistency Carries him Ahead

James Watson says he got only a handful of bites in practice. That handful was enough to get him dialed in. By far the most consistent pro so far, Watson added 13 pounds, 4 ounces on day two for a 26-14 total and leads the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Norris Lake Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from Norris Lake Day 2

After an ultra-tough day one at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake, many pros commented that if the weather was colder, the fish would bite better. On day two, Mother Nature tested that theory with a 30-degree temperature drop, and as it turned out, the anglers were right. The sudden blustery chill helped produce 11 more limits over day one and 11 more bags over 10 pounds than on day one. READ MORE »

Watson Takes Lead on Day Two of Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

Watson Takes Lead on Day Two of Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Norris Lake is setting up for a dramatic final-day shootout tomorrow at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake presented by Quaker State... READ MORE »

Norris Lake Day 2 Coverage

Norris Lake Day 2 Coverage

We’re watching three primary storylines on day two of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake: will the weather change things, will we see a big riser and will the leaders hold steady? READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Norris Lake Day 1

Top 5 Patterns from Norris Lake Day 1

At nearly 22 feet below full pool, Norris Lake is being pulled down towards winter level, but you couldn’t tell it from the recent air temperatures which have pushed into the 80’s the last few days. The result is warm water near winter pool, which has made the patterns working at the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State vast and varied. READ MORE »

North Carolina’s Williams Takes Day One Lead at Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

North Carolina’s Williams Takes Day One Lead at Walmart FLW Tour Invitational on Norris Lake presented by Quaker State

ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – Pro angler David Williams of Maiden, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 1 ounce, Thursday to grab the early lead after Day One of the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational at Norris Lake presented by Quaker State. Right behind him in second place is Tour veteran James Watson of Nixa, Missouri, who weighed in five bass totaling 13... READ MORE »

Williams Ahead at Norris

Williams Ahead at Norris

Sacking up 15 pounds, 1 ounce on day one, David Williams of Maiden, N.C., took the lead in the Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State on Norris Lake. Overall, the lake was remarkably stingy on a beautiful Indian summer day, but the longtime BFL competitor and B.A.S.S. Elite Series pro managed a healthy limit early on and culled later with a kicker smallmouth. READ MORE »

Norris Lake Day 1 Coverage

Norris Lake Day 1 Coverage

Taking out of Anderson County Park on Norris Lake, the start of the final Walmart FLW Tour Invitational presented by Quaker State was warm and calm. Sometime soon, that’s all going to change. Today’s highs are forecasted to reach into the 80s, on day two, the lows are set to be in the 40s with the high only barely scraping past 60 degrees. Though a front is on the way for sure – the first big cold front off fall for east Tennessee – most of today should be pretty good for fishing. READ MORE »

Chasing Challenging Tennessee Smallmouths

Chasing Challenging Tennessee Smallmouths

Smallmouth fishing in east Tennessee in early fall can be a frustrating job. You run around the lake, casting and graphing, and the whole time you know there are 5-pound-class smallmouths somewhere right around you. Yet, they just don’t seem to cooperate. That’s because it’s not quite “smallmouth season” in this part of the country until the baseball playoffs come to an end and deer hunting picks up. READ MORE »