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Haughton High Wins Louisiana Open

Haughton High Wins Louisiana Open

The Haughton High School duo of Matthew Nesbit and Tripp Bowman, both of Haughton, Louisiana, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 7 ounces to win the 2017 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Louisiana Open tournament on the Ouachita River. The win advanced the team to the 2018 High School Fishing National championship, held June 26-30 on a fishery yet to be revealed. READ MORE »

 University of Louisiana-Monroe Wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Finale on Ouachita River

University of Louisiana-Monroe Wins FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Finale on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. (Oct. 8, 2016) – The hometown University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Tyler Stewart and Nicholas Joiner, both of West Monroe, Louisiana, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on the Ouachita River Saturday with five... READ MORE »

ULM Wins on the Ouachita River

ULM Wins on the Ouachita River

The hometown University of Louisiana-Monroe team of Tyler Stewart and Nicholas Joiner, both of West Monroe, Louisiana, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on the Ouachita River Saturday with five bass weighing 16 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and advanced the team to the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

Ouachita River Set to Host Final FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Regular-Season Event

Ouachita River Set to Host Final FLW College Fishing Southern Conference Regular-Season Event

MONROE, La. (Sept. 27, 2016) – FLW College Fishing is headed to the Ouachita River Oct. 8 for the third and final regular-season bass-fishing tournament in the Southern Conference. A full field of college teams will be competing for a top award of $2,000 and a berth into the 2017 College Fishing... READ MORE »

Kreiger pulls out victory at Everstart Championship on Ouachita River presented by Castrol

Kreiger pulls out victory at Everstart Championship on Ouachita River presented by Castrol

MONROE, La. – For the second time in his career and for the first time in FLW history pro Koby Kreiger won the EverStart Championship presented by Castrol on the Ouachita River Sunday with a five bass limit that weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Kreiger of Okeechobee, Fla., had a four-day total of 20 bass that weighed 38 pounds, 5 ounces that earned him $50,000 plus a Ranger Z518 with an Evinrude or Mercury outboard motor and a berth in the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup. Kreiger, who won his first EverStart Championship in 2002 on Lake Martin in Alexandria City, Ala., beat second place Kent Ware of Wadmalaw Island, S.C., by 3 pounds, 15 ounces. READ MORE »

Kreiger claims EverStart Series Championship

Kreiger claims EverStart Series Championship

MONROE, La. – It’s official: Koby Kreiger of Okeechobee, Fla., is now Koby “Mr. EverStart” Kreiger. READ MORE »

Leue lights up Ouachita River with Co-angler win

Leue lights up Ouachita River with Co-angler win

MONROE, La. – It’s been quite an EverStart season for Daniel Leue of Colusa, Calif. He started the season with four top-10’s in a row, won the Co-angler of the Year award in the Western Division and now ends the year with a win at the Everstart Championship on the Ouachita River. READ MORE »

Kreiger clings to lead

Kreiger clings to lead

MONROE, La. – The EverStart Championship on the Ouachita River is turning into a two-horse race between a pair of Florida natives who have proven they know how to win tournaments, especially EverStart Series tournaments. READ MORE »

Kreiger holds onto lead at Everstart Championship on Ouachita River

Kreiger holds onto lead at Everstart Championship on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – Koby Kreiger of Okeechobee, Fla., held onto his lead by the narrowest of margins Saturday at the EverStart Championship presented by Castrol on the Ouachita River. Kreiger brought in a five-bass limit that weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces giving him a three-day total of 29-0, and an 8-ounce lead over second place Brandon Medlock of Lake Placid, Fla., who has a three-day total of 28-8. READ MORE »

Kreiger climbs to the top at Ouachita River

Kreiger climbs to the top at Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – After day two of the EverStart Championship on the Ouachita River a clearer picture is starting to develop of just how this expansive waterway is fishing right now. READ MORE »

Kreiger takes lead at Everstart Championship presented by Castrol

Kreiger takes lead at Everstart Championship presented by Castrol

MONROE, La.– Koby Kreiger of Okeechobee, Fla., took the lead Friday at the EverStart Championship presented by Castrol on the Ouachita River. Kreiger brought a five-bass limit to the scale on Friday that weighed 9-2 giving him a two-day total of 21-7, and a 1-pound, 14-ounce lead over second place James Stricklin Jr. of Texarkana, Texas. READ MORE »

Stricklin strikes first at Ouachita River

Stricklin strikes first at Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – When daylight cracked over the Ouachita River this morning 153 EverStart Championship qualifiers had already lined the banks with their boats, eagerly awaiting takeoff. READ MORE »

Stricklin Jr leads Everstart Championship on Ouachita River

Stricklin Jr leads Everstart Championship on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – EverStart pro James Stricklin Jr., of Texarkana, Texas, took the early lead at the EverStart Championship presented by Castrol with a five-bass limit that weighed 12 pounds, 13 ounces. Stricklin Jr., leads second-place angler Koby Kreiger of Okeechobee, Fla., by a mere 8 ounces in this four day tournament taking place on the Ouachita River. Top pro and co-anglers from across the country are battling it out for the championship crown where pros are competing for $50,000 and a chance for a new Ranger boat with a 200-horsepower outboard engine plus a berth in the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup. Co-anglers are vying for a new Ranger boat with a 90-horsepower outboard engine and a chance for $5,000 plus a berth in the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup. READ MORE »

Louisiana labyrinth lures EverStart Championship qualifiers

Louisiana labyrinth lures EverStart Championship qualifiers

MONROE, La. – Louisiana is called “The Sportsman’s Paradise” and there is little wonder why: nearly half of the state is made up of some kind of wetland, call it marsh, swamp, bog or bayou. READ MORE »

Namiki nets tournament title

Namiki nets tournament title

MONROE, La. – Jigs and spinnerbaits were the order of the week on the swamps and bayous of the Ouachita River, but it was Japan’s Toshinari Namiki and his “secret bait” that took the $100,000 top prize in the end of the third Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop of the season. READ MORE »

Tokyo’s Namiki wins Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop on Ouachita River

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Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 4

Quick Bites: FLW Ouachita River, Day 4

One of Namiki’s bass gets its revenge, Lane retains his points lead, and Kilpatrick learns a lesson. READ MORE »

Target: Toshi

Target: Toshi

MONROE, La. – Looking at this year’s Wal-Mart FLW Tour schedule, it’s tough to imagine that one of the heaviest cut weights would have come at the third event of the season. The first two tournaments, lakes Okeechobee and Toho, yes, but the Ouachita River? READ MORE »

Tokyo’s Namiki leads final round at $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop on Ouachita River

MONROE, La. – Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge in southern Arkansas was the place to be Friday for anglers competing in the final round of the $900,000 Wal-Mart FLW Tour stop presented by 7 UP on the Ouachita River. All 10 boats made the 60 mile run north from the launch site at Forsythe Park in Monroe. When they returned, it was Toshinari Namiki, 38, of Tokyo who led the pro field with a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 7 ounces. READ MORE »

Toshi tops 20

Toshi tops 20

MONROE, La. – Louisiana’s always good for capacity crowds when the Wal-Mart FLW Tour rolls into town, which is great because the folks who packed the weigh-in tent Friday afternoon in Monroe certainly got their money’s worth. Seven of the 10 pro finalists brought in limits from the productive Ouachita River, and then it got interesting when a couple of them started smack talking like this was pro wrestling. READ MORE »