Florida will Host Top Bass Tournaments in 2015 for B.A.S.S. & FLW Outdoors Central and South Florida will play host to three major bass tournaments in early 2015 by the country’s two richest bass tournament circuits. On Jan. 15-17, the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (BASS) will open its Southern region Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open […]

Captain Mark Shepherd with a special Lake Okeechobee fishing report, Today on Lake Okeechobee I fished with my long time friend Roger Crafton and fishing tournament companion. We fished the B.A.S.S and FLW tours and roomed together. We always had a lot of fun over the years, traveled all over the country fishing some really […]

The bass at Georgia’s Lake Seminole have a reputation for acting a lot like the largemouths in neighboring Florida. Well, a couple of veteran Floridians and a guy who’s already won a tour-level event in the Sunshine State this year put a hurting on them today. Shaw Grigsby grabbed the first-day lead in the initial […]

09.Feb.2014 by Kyle Wood CLEWISTON, Fla. – Brett Hite sealed up his second win on the Walmart FLW Tour this week in dominating fashion. Though his weights slipped every day, Hite still pulled away with 6-pound, 6-ounce margin of victory. The best part for Hite was that he did it his way. He is known […]

07.Feb.2014 by Kyle Wood CLEWISTON, Fla. – Brett Hite has found success on Okeechobee in the past but never to the extent he is experiencing this week. The Phoenix, Ariz., pro is keeping the momentum rolling as he busted 23 pounds, 8 ounces today to take a commanding lead to the tune of 12-9 that […]

Darrell Brackin of Okeechobee, Fla., won the Jan. 18 Gator Division event on Lake Okeechobee with a 25-pound, 7-ounce limit. Brackin took home $6,300 for his efforts. Brackin parlayed an 8-pounder and a 9-8 that was the tournament Big Bass into his second BFL win on Okeechobee. “The lake fished really tough,” said Brackin. “A […]

By Ken Duke DEC 5, 2013 Alabama’s Shaye Baker picked a good day to catch the biggest bass and biggest five-bass limit of his life. The young pro’s catch totaled 29 pounds, 8 ounces and his best largemouth weighed 9-1 to give him a 4 1/2-pound lead over fellow Alabaman and Elite pro Russ Lane at […]

It’s the last chance to grab a “Golden Ticket” to the Classic. Roland Martin 2011 Ken Duke The great Roland Martin will be fighting to make his 26th Bassmaster Classic at the Wild Card tournament on Lake Okeechobee. RELATED STORIES The Wild Card: It could be interesting 2013 Bass Pro Shops Pro Tour Fishing Team […]

RON’S TACKLE BOX will hold an evening tournament today on the south Winter Haven chain out of Lake Summit from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Sign up at Ron’s or at the ramp. Entry fee $22 per boat with 100 percent payback. Call Ron Schelfo at 863-956-4990. THE FLORIDA RANGER/STRATOS OWNERS TOURNAMENT is Saturday on the […]