|Pros are getting in a last few practice days before Hartwell goes off limits
1192 Views - Posted: December 29, 2014 at 8:09 am
With less than 60 days until the Bassmaster Classic rolls into Lake Hartwell, many of the pros fishing in the tournament are taking advantage of the last few days of practice time before the lake officially closes to them on Jan. 1.
|Blacksburg pro wins BASS Southern Open
999 Views - Posted: October 04, 2014 at 7:45 pm
South Carolina bass pro Andy Montgomery sacked his third solid limit of bass on Saturday and won the BASS Southern Open on North Carolina's Lake Norman with a three-day total of 37 pounds, 10 ounces.
|Backup plan pans out for Gagliardi in FLW win
950 Views - Posted: August 21, 2014 at 3:23 pm
In 2008, bass pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity had a pattern he thought would produce the kind of fish he needed to win the FLW Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray. But heavy rains before the tournament raised the lake level, ruined his plans and left him a disappointing 48th on his home lake.
|Hometown hero Gagliardi wins FLW championship on Lake Murray
1397 Views - Posted: August 17, 2014 at 7:54 pm
Finally, it was Anthony Gagliardi's turn on Sunday. The bass pro from Prosperity, fishing on his home waters of Lake Murray, won the FLW's Forrest Wood Cup and its $500,000 first-prize money by a single ounce.
|Ehrler, Thrift separated by three ounces atop FLW leaderboard
983 Views - Posted: August 16, 2014 at 7:57 pm
On Saturday's third day of the FLW's Forrest Wood Cup championship tournament on Lake Murray, the cream rose to the top. Past champion Brent Ehrlers of Redlands, Calif., and past FLW Angler of the Year Brian Thrift of Shelby, N.C., hold the top two spots, separated by just three ounces, and two South Carolina pros are in the top five.
|Virginia pro Dudley takes FLW Forrest Wood Cup lead on Murray
1254 Views - Posted: August 14, 2014 at 7:17 pm
David Dudley of Lynchburg, Va., has the reputation of always being a contender in tournaments where fishing is expected to be tough. So it's no surprise that after the first day of the FLW Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray out of Columbia, Dudley finds himself leading the 45-man field by better than 3 1/4 pounds.
|Hite predicts it will take a versatile angler to win FLW event on Murray
1010 Views - Posted: August 11, 2014 at 8:18 am
Bass pro Davy Hite said that when the FLW Forrest Wood Cup championship kicks off this week at Lake Murray, the winning fisherman is not likely to be a one-trick pony.
|Enormous tiger shark caught out of Edisto
53090 Views - Posted: June 17, 2014 at 7:07 am
This past Saturday, Frampton Ferguson and his crew won the Edisto Shark Tournament out of Edisto Island with a massive, 482-pound tiger shark. Little did they know, a shark almost three times the size of their winner was headed to the dock – just not in time for the tournament’s deadline.
|South Carolina anglers take all of the top spots in IFA Charleston tournaments
1339 Views - Posted: May 05, 2014 at 10:33 pm
South Carolina fishermen dominated both halves of an IFA Redfish doubleheader this past weekend in Charleston, with Glenn Finley and Dodd Wood of Belton winning the IFA Redfish Tour’s Atlantic Division event on Saturday and David Jaskiewicz, of Wando winning the IFA Kayak Fishing Tour event the next day.
|Southern Kingfish Association closes up shop
1054 Views - Posted: May 01, 2014 at 6:00 am
The Southern Kingfish Association (SKA), sanctioning body of the Mercury Kingfish Trail and promoter of the Yamaha Professional Kingfish Tour, has shut down. SKA members and tournament directors received e-mails on March 26 from managing partner Jack Holmes stating the organization would cease operations immediately. The notice cited dwindling participation, reduced sponsorships and increased operation costs as the reasons for the decision.
|Florida group buys SKA and brings it back to life
1023 Views - Posted: April 22, 2014 at 7:51 am
The Southern Kingfish Association, pronounced dead three weeks ago, has received a big breath of life with the announcement that it has been purchased by the National Boat Owners Association, which plans to keep in place a tournament schedule it sanctions and hold a national championship this year.
|Veteran Santee Cooper guide bags the bass and the bucks
1824 Views - Posted: March 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Linwood Thornhill of Pineville has fished the Santee Cooper lakes for more than 50 years, and that experience paid off as Thornhill pocketed $40,000 for winning the FLW Rayovac Tournament out of John C. Land Landing March 14-16.
|Ashley finishes off Hartwell win in dominating fashion
1482 Views - Posted: March 09, 2014 at 5:59 pm
Casey Ashley of Donalds finished a dominating week in dominating fashion on Sunday, bringing home the biggest bag of the day and winning the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell by almost 15 pounds.
|Ashley takes commanding lead into final day of FLW Tour event on Hartwell
860 Views - Posted: March 08, 2014 at 7:28 pm
Bass pro Casey Ashley of Donalds moved a big step closer to a $125,000 payday Saturday by bringing in the biggest bag of the day on the third day of the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell. Ashley will enter Sunday's final round with a lead of almost 10 pounds.