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Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity won the FLW'S Forrest Wood Cup  on Lake Murray by a single ounce on Sunday. Hometown hero Gagliardi wins FLW championship on Lake Murray
897 Views - Posted: August 17 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.

Brent Ehrler leads Bryan Thrift by three ounces entering Sunday's final round of the FLW Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray. Ehrler, Thrift separated by three ounces atop FLW leaderboard
506 Views - Posted: August 16 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.

David Dudley of Lynchburg, Va., knocked down a five-fish limit weighing 17 pounds, 14 ounces, to take the FLW Forrest Wood Cup lead on Lake Murray. Virginia pro Dudley takes FLW Forrest Wood Cup lead on Murray
890 Views - Posted: August 14 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.

Bass pro Davy Hite says fishermen in the FLW's Forrest Wood Cup might have a tough time on Lake Murray this week. Hite predicts it will take a versatile angler to win FLW event on Murray
691 Views - Posted: August 11 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.

Weighed several hours too late to win the Thirsty Fish Shark Tournament, this 14-foot tiger shark was still the biggest hit at the dock. Enormous tiger shark caught out of Edisto
51242 Views - Posted: June 17 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.

Glenn Finley and Dodd Wood won the IFA Redfish Tour event in Charleston this past weekend, bagging almost $30,000 in cash and prizes. South Carolina anglers take all of the top spots in IFA Charleston tournaments
1093 Views - Posted: May 05 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.

The Ocean Isle (NC) Fishing Center team won there SKA national titles before the tournament organizers closed up shop last week. Southern Kingfish Association closes up shop
746 Views - Posted: May 01 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.

A Florida group has bought the SKA and will pick up its planned tournament trail this year. Florida group buys SKA and brings it back to life
799 Views - Posted: April 22 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.  

Santee Cooper guide Linwood Thornton bagged more than 72 pounds of bass last week to win the FLW Rayovac tournament on his home lakes, a win worth $40,000. Veteran Santee Cooper guide bags the bass and the bucks
1471 Views - Posted: March 19 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. 

Casey Ashley holds up his $100,000 winner's check at the FLW Event on Lake Hartwell. Ashley finishes off Hartwell win in dominating fashion
1220 Views - Posted: March 09 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.

Casey Ashley of Donalds weighed in the biggest bag of bass on Saturday in the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell, and he leads by almost 10 pounds going into Sunday's final round. Ashley takes commanding lead into final day of FLW Tour event on Hartwell
686 Views - Posted: March 08 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.

Casey Ashley of Donalds has a lead of almost three pounds midway through the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell. Ashley leads FLW Tour event at Hartwell at midway point
736 Views - Posted: March 07 at 9:03 pm

Weights were generally lower on Friday’s second day of the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell, but that didn’t hurt Casey Ashley of Donalds, who added a 5-fish limit that weighed 15 pounds, 13 ounces, to his leading first-day total to grab a lead of almost three pounds at the halfway point.

Casey Ashley of Donalds leads the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell after the first of four competition days. Ashley takes first-day lead in FLW event on Lake Hartwell
1250 Views - Posted: March 06 at 6:36 pm

GREENVILLE -- Three pro bass fishermen from South Carolina are in the top 10 after the first day of the FLW Tour event on Lake Hartwell on Thursday, including leader Casey Ashley of Donalds. Ashley brought in a 5-fish limit that weighed 21 pounds, 7 ounces, good for a lead of better than two pounds over Skip Johnson of Goodells, Mich., who had 19-4

Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity finished fifth when the FLW Tour visited Lake Hartwell in 2011. FLW Tour visits Lake Hartwell for 4-day tournament this week
647 Views - Posted: March 04 at 6:00 am

The Upstate will once again play host to 150 pro bass fishermen s and 150 co-anglers when the Walmart FLW Tour visits Lake Hartwell March 6-9. Daily takeoffs will take place at Clemson Marina in Seneca at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 7:30 on Sunday. Weigh-ins will be at Clemson Marina at 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and at the Walmart in Seneca at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.