Boy Scouts of America On Tuesday, June 20, FLW will be assisting the Boy Scouts of America Greater New York Councils with a youth fishing derby in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. The event, called Hooked on Scouting, could introduce up to 500 urban youths to the sport of fishing and isRead More →

More than 250 kids and 200 adults gathered in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Tuesday evening for, in many cases, their first encounter with the sport of fishing. The event, called Brooklyn Fishing Day, was a joint effort by the Boy Scouts of America, FLW and Zebco through the Scouts’ Hooked onRead More →

Tom Monsoor is known for his expertise with swimming a jig to catch bass. Regardless of how much money the swim jig has won the Wisconsin angler on the FLW Tour, however, it’s old fishing plugs that have captured Monsoor’s affections. Monsoor is obsessed with antique lures and is alwaysRead More →

Bass fishing’s youth movement was in full flower at daybreak here on Pickwick Lake as 330 teams representing 33 states began their quest for scholarships, prizes and glory in High School Fishing’s National Championship and World Finals. Day 1 Photo Gallery The two-tiered event represents the largest national tournaments stagedRead More →

Jon David Bedford & Walker Brown Catching five keepers out of Pickwick Lake in a day’s fishing is seldom a major obstacle for most experienced anglers, but catching a limit with some weight behind it can be an issue. A team representing Tennessee’s Student Angler Federation solved that problem hereRead More →

Mason Waddell & Cal Culpepper A balanced field of 10 two-angler teams from around the country will square off Friday on Pickwick Lake in the final round of the 2017 High School Fishing National Championship. Heading the list is Harris County High School of Georgia, whose two-day total is 36Read More →

Nick Dulleck (Editor’s note: Matt Williams is an FLW Bass Fishing magazine field editor and freelance writer based in Nacogdoches, Texas. A version of this article recently ran in several newspapers in east Texas as part of his syndicated outdoor column. He can be reached by e-mail at IfRead More →

Hunter Davis & Tyler Allenbrand Three days of fishing spread their resources thin, but Hunter Davis and Tyler Allenbrand of Mt. Ida, Ark., had enough bass left on the ledges to win the 2017 Student Angler Federation High School Fishing National Championship on Pickwick Lake Friday with a 23-pound, 10-ounceRead More →

Jon David Bedford & Walker Brown The weather was scorching hot, the shad were sulking on the bottom, the current was practically nonexistent and the wind was blowing against it anyway. On what was arguably the worst fishing day of the week, the team of Jon David Bedford and WalkerRead More →

Buddy Gross “It’s been a good year in the Costa Series,” says Buddy Gross. “But, man, it’s been a rough year on the Tour. I’ve missed cuts by ounces.” The second-year FLW Tour pro never stops fishing for a check. After qualifying for the Tour in 2015 via the CostaRead More →