UPCOMING EVENT: YETI FLW COLLEGE FISHING - 2019 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Gross Wins Second Tour Title

Gross Wins Second Tour Title

Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Ga., won the 2019 FLW Tour event presented by Ranger Boats at Lake Toho in Kissimmee, Fla., with a four-day total of 20 bass that weighed 85 pounds, 12 ounces. READ MORE »

Hallman’s 5 Go-To Baits for New Lakes

Hallman’s 5 Go-To Baits for New Lakes

Deciding how best to figure things out on a new lake is one of the toughest challenges Tour pros and regular anglers alike encounter. Sometimes familiarity with the style of lake makes it easy, but other times you eventually need to stretch well outside of your comfort zone. Bradley Hallman has had success all over the country, and he’s got a stable of baits that he likes to rely on early in the process of breaking down a new lake. Your starting baits might be a little different, but Hallman’s approach to new water is worth considering. READ MORE »

John Cox’s Top 4 Swim Jigs

John Cox’s Top 4 Swim Jigs

Swim jigs are some of the most effective and versatile lures around, and that isn’t lost on John Cox. Swimming a jig fits the Forrest Wood Cup champ’s shallow style perfectly, and he seems to always weigh in bass caught with the technique. To get the most out of swimming a jig, Cox has done a lot of experimenting and says he’s settled on not one, but four different swim jigs. READ MORE »

3 Swim Jig Scenarios

3 Swim Jig Scenarios

When bass hunt shad around hydrilla, milfoil or even eelgrass beds, Wendlandt finds the swim jig highly effective for covering water and for making quick casts toward any wakes, boils or busts. Downsizing his bait is necessary for proper presentation. READ MORE »

Luke Dunkin’s Spinnerbait Alternative

Luke Dunkin’s Spinnerbait Alternative

Several years ago, Luke Dunkin discovered an alternative to the ubiquitous spinnerbait in the fall. Since then, he’s been cashing in with a swim jig instead. READ MORE »

The Role of the Swim Jig at Okeechobee

The Role of the Swim Jig at Okeechobee

At the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour opener a few weeks ago, the swim jig was the most popular casting bait throughout the ranks, and it was used at least in part by four of the pros who finished in the top 10. READ MORE »