UPCOMING EVENT: FLW Tour - 2019 - Lake Champlain

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

Registration Open for 2019 Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp

Registration Open for 2019 Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp

BENTON, Ky. – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) in partnership with Costa Sunglasses, announced today the second annual Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp, scheduled for July 24-27 on the Murray State University campus, with daily activities on the shores of Kentucky Lake – the South’s Great Lake. The all-inclusive three-day camp is designed for serious high... READ MORE »

Alabama’s Summerlin Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga Presented by Realtree Fishing

Alabama’s Summerlin Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Regional Championship on Lake Chickamauga Presented by Realtree Fishing

DAYTON, Tenn. – Boater Gil Summerlin of Guntersville, Alabama, caught a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 47 pounds, 3 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Regional championship on Lake Chickamauga presented by Realtree Fishing. Summerlin... READ MORE »

Guntersville’s Summerlin Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Event on Lewis Smith Lake

Guntersville’s Summerlin Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Event on Lewis Smith Lake

JASPER, Ala. – Boater Gil Summerlin of Guntersville, Alabama, caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 3 ounces, Saturday... READ MORE »

Summerlin Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Finale on Lake Guntersville Presented By Power-Pole

Summerlin Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Finale on Lake Guntersville Presented By Power-Pole

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (Sept. 26, 2016) – Local angler Gil Summerlin of Guntersville, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 4 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Choo Choo Division Super Tournament on Lake Guntersville, with a two-day total of... READ MORE »

5 Lures to Throw Now

5 Lures to Throw Now

With the seasons changing, all it takes is a readjustment in techniques to get back on the right track – so say the five Walmart FLW Tour pros we talked to. Their late-summer transition strategies can help you put fish in the boat right now. READ MORE »

Popping Corks for Schooling Bass

Popping Corks for Schooling Bass

During the Forrest Wood Cup on Wheeler Lake, both Joseph Webster and Brandon Perkins utilized a popping cork and a fly to tempt schooling bass. Webster only tossed the rig on the weekend, but it was part of the primary game plan for Perkins, and it’s something he’s been incorporating into tournament success for a number of years. READ MORE »

Oneida Top 10 Patterns

Oneida Top 10 Patterns

Plenty of pros caught largemouths in the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event on Oneida, winner Cory Johnston even weighed a few in on the first two days, but it was brown fish that dominated the top 10. From second to tenth, what follows is how the best figured them out. READ MORE »

Top 10 Baits from Oneida

Top 10 Baits from Oneida

The Costa FLW Series Northern Division finale on Oneida showed off some really good smallmouth fishing, but the bites didn’t always come easy. Even mixing in a few largemouths, the pros in the top 10 pulled out every trick in the book to catch five, from umbrella rigs to finesse. READ MORE »

King in the North

King in the North

One of only three pros to bring limits to the stage on the final day of the Costa FLW Series presented by Ranger Boats on Oneida Lake, Cory Johnston earned the win by more than 4 pounds. In total, the Cavan, Ontario, pro toted 14 pounds, 1 ounce to the scale on the final day for a 50-4 total that earned him $32,778 and a new Ranger Z518. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Oneida Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from Oneida Day 2

After weigh-in on day one, all the pros in the top 10 of the Costa FLW Series Northern Division event presented by Ranger Boats on Oneida were tightly packed. After day two, Cory Johnston managed to separate himself from the field by virtue of being the only pro to improve on an already outstanding day. Though Johnston’s lead seems sizeable, tomorrow is another day, and any of the pros in the top 10 could challenge for the win on Saturday. READ MORE »

Johnston Takes Over on Oneida

Johnston Takes Over on Oneida

The second day of competition in the Costa FLW Series presented by Ranger Boats on Oneida Lake was a statement day from Cory Johnston. Johnston, looking to wrap up the Northern Division Angler of the Year title and a win, smashed 18-13 and moved from an ounce behind the leader to a full 2 pounds, 8 ounces ahead of the field. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Oneida Day 1

Top 5 Patterns from Oneida Day 1

The first day of competition in the Costa FLW Series presented by Ranger Boats on Oneida showed just how much of a completion it’s going to be. In total, 21 different pros brought more than 15 pounds to the scale, and the top five pros are separated by only 5 ounces. Though Michael Hall has jumped out to the early lead, he’s got plenty of sticks hot on his heels. READ MORE »

Treetops Hold Big Summertime Bass

Treetops Hold Big Summertime Bass

This time of year the water is really hot, so a lot of bass are out suspended or schooled up. Where I live in Texas, the fish suspend a lot in treetops. READ MORE »

Top 10 Patterns from the Potomac River

Top 10 Patterns from the Potomac River

Water flow controlled much of the action in the Costa FLW Series Northern Division opener presented by Plano on the Potomac River. Tournament morning started with outgoing tides and anglers caught fish during the fall and the rise. With the full moon only a few days after the event, stronger tides pushed the water higher than normal and put more water in the backwater creeks and pad fields. READ MORE »

Potomac River Top 10 Baits

Potomac River Top 10 Baits

From ChatterBaits to Senkos, all the Potomac River staples made an appearance in the Costa FLW Series presented by Plano, but some of the pros caught ‘em on oddball baits as well. If you’re headed to fish some grass or tides then you’d better at least consider bringing some of the below. READ MORE »

Kentucky Lake Tour Top 10 Baits

Kentucky Lake Tour Top 10 Baits

Despite the lack of mega-schools setting up on the ledges, the Walmart FLW Tour event on Kentucky Lake presented by Mercury and hosted by the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau was still an offshore shootout. READ MORE »

Knight Leads on Kentucky Lake

Knight Leads on Kentucky Lake

Reigning Forrest Wood Cup champion Brad Knight of Lancing, Tenn., caught the day’s big bass (a whopping 8-pound, 9-ounce largemouth) and weighed 23 pounds, 6 ounces total. That was enough to grab a narrow lead on day one of the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Mercury and hosted by the Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau. Knight leads by just three ounces over Shinichi Fukae, who was the only other pro to break 23 pounds. READ MORE »

4 Buzzbait Performance Tips

4 Buzzbait Performance Tips

When it comes to fishing techniques, it doesn’t get much easier than throwing a buzzbait. Simply remove it from the package and start chucking, right? READ MORE »

Watson’s Toad Tricks

Watson’s Toad Tricks

In the summer, on those hot, slick days, you just have to fish until you run into bass that are up shallow cruising for big shad or bluegills. You have to cover a lot of water. You might go all day and only get four or five bites on it, but generally they are going to be good-quality fish. In the spring, I throw it all around bedding areas, around fry and anywhere a shallow bass might be. READ MORE »

Flipping the Mats

Flipping the Mats

A great pattern this time of year is flipping for bass that are feeding on bluegills in grass mats along shorelines. READ MORE »