UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Potomac River

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Top 5 Patterns from Table Rock Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from Table Rock Day 2

The story of day two of the 2016 Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock was undoubtedly the two-and-a-half-hour fog delay and the weather change, with the morning temperature about 10 degrees lower than on day one and sunny, slick conditions throughout the day. While significant, the outside factors didn’t impact the top five too much, and their consistency was key to keeping it tight at the top. READ MORE »

Oklahoma’s Birge Leads after Day Two of Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake

Oklahoma’s Birge Leads after Day Two of Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Costa FLW Series competitors awoke Friday to a thick blanket of fog covering Table Rock Lake near Table Rock State Park in Branson. After a near two-hour delay, anglers were allowed to start day two of the Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake... READ MORE »

Birge on the Verge of 2

Birge on the Verge of 2

Zack Birge has been here before. In 2014, the Oklahoma pro won the Costa FLW Series Championship at Wheeler Lake, effectively launching his professional fishing career. Now an established pro, Birge will go into the final day at the 2016 Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake in first place, in prime position to make it two. READ MORE »

Oklahoma’s Birge Wins Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division Event on Grand Lake Presented By Evinrude

Oklahoma’s Birge Wins Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division Event on Grand Lake Presented By Evinrude

GROVE, Okla. (April 9, 2016) – Pro Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 3 ounces Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division event on Grand Lake presented by Evinrude with a three-day total of... READ MORE »

Birge Battles Back for Win

Birge Battles Back for Win

Zack Birge of Blanchard, Okla., lives several hours from Grand Lake, but he still considers it somewhat of a home lake. So when he weighed in 12 pounds, 10 ounces on day one of the Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division event presented by Evinrude and hosted by the City of Grove to start in a paltry 78th place, he was dejected. READ MORE »

Birge’s Post-Tournament Freeze

Birge’s Post-Tournament Freeze

During cryotherapy, light cotton gloves, socks with slippers and an undergarment protect the patient’s extremities from possible frostbite. And even though the process rapidly lowers the patient’s surface skin temperature to about 30 degrees, it will not freeze skin tissues because exposure time in the chamber is limited. READ MORE »

Practice with Zack Birge

Practice with Zack Birge

Zack Birge qualified for the Forrest Wood Cup twice – first by winning the Rayovac FLW Series Championship in the fall of 2014 and subsequently by crushing it in his rookie season on the Walmart FLW Tour. Regardless of how he got here, Birge figures to be a threat on Lake Ouachita. READ MORE »

Birge’s ROY Season In Photos

Birge’s ROY Season In Photos

This year was something special for Zack Birge. It isn’t often that a rookie competes for the Angler of the Year title on the Walmart FLW Tour, but that is exactly what Birge was doing with a third of the season left. Though he tailed off, it was a remarkable beginning at the highest level for the winner of last year’s Rayovac FLW Series Championship. READ MORE »

Birge Dominates ROY Race

Birge Dominates ROY Race

Zack Birge isn’t wasting any time filling out his tournament-fishing resume. The Oklahoman won the 2014 Rayovac FLW Series Championship on Wheeler Lake last fall then joined up on the Walmart FLW Tour for 2015 and went on a season-long tear that earned him the Rookie of the Year award. Birge, alongside his wife, Kristina, was presented with his ROY trophy this afternoon on the weigh-in stage at the Potomac River tournament, where he finished in 77th place. He finished 29th overall in the AOY standings to best a group of 18 rookies. READ MORE »

FLW Podcast 80 - Andy Morgan and Zack Birge

FLW Podcast 80 - Andy Morgan and Zack Birge

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Birge Leads Pros Into Final Day Of Walmart Flw Tour On Lewis Smith Lake Presented By Evinrude

Birge Leads Pros Into Final Day Of Walmart Flw Tour On Lewis Smith Lake Presented By Evinrude

JASPER, Ala. (March 28, 2015) – FLW Tour rookie Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to extend his lead in a stacked top-20 field that included five former Angler of the Year winners and four Forrest Wood Cup champions. Birge now holds a 3-pound, 11-ounce edge over his closest competitor, legendary pro... READ MORE »

Rookie Birge Takes Lead At Walmart FLW Tour Event On Lewis Smith Lake Presented By Evinrude

Rookie Birge Takes Lead At Walmart FLW Tour Event On Lewis Smith Lake Presented By Evinrude

Fishing in just his second event as a professional, FLW Tour rookie Zack Birge of Blanchard, Oklahoma, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Friday weighing 17 pounds, 14 ounces to take the lead at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lewis Smith Lake presented by Evinrude. With less than six pounds separating... READ MORE »