UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Pickwick Lake

Jerry McKinnis Passes Away at Age 82

Jerry McKinnis Passes Away at Age 82

Jerry McKinnis, a legend in the bass fishing world, passed away this morning at age 82.  READ MORE »

Buddy Gross Bags LEER Cover Cash on Toho

Buddy Gross Bags LEER Cover Cash on Toho

n addition to the winner’s trophy and more than $100,000 that Buddy Gross earned for winning 2019 FLW Tour stop No. 2 at Lake Toho, the Chickamauga, Ga., pro also earned an extra $500 of LEER “Cover Cash” for his efforts. Gross was awarded not only for his ability to catch bass in offshore grass, but also because he owns a LEER cap and Locker. READ MORE »

FLW Calls for Support of House Bill 29

FLW Calls for Support of House Bill 29

House Bill 29 is scheduled for a vote at the next Kentucky General Assembly on Feb. 5, and FLW has offered its support of the bill and asked for support from its members as well. The legislation is intended to serve as an amendment to the new sales tax on admission to sporting events that went into effect on July 1, 2018. As part of that legislation, fishing tournament entry fees and boat ramp usage fees are also taxable in the state of Kentucky as of the date of enactment – a tax that could negatively impact the recreational fishing economy in Kentucky. READ MORE »