Among the changes for 2017 is the addition of one extra qualification into the 2018 FLW College Fishing National Championship for every 10 boats competing over 100 boats in regular-season qualifying Events and an extra qualifier for every 10 boats over 200 boats in the FLW College Fishing Open.
Day one of the final Costa FLW Series Southwestern Division event on Fort Gibson Lake hosted by the Wagoner Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off this morning out of Taylor's Ferry North Recreation Area. With clear skies and a bite to the morning air, it looks like a perfect autumn day for bass fishing.
The Bryan College duo of Connor Cohran of Dalton, Georgia, and Cole Sands, of Calhoun, Tennessee, won the FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference event at Lake Chickamauga Saturday with five bass weighing 16 pounds, 3 ounces. The victory earned the club $2,000 and qualified the team for the 2017 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
The season will again consist of three events in each of the five divisions - Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western - along with the no-entry-fee Costa FLW Series Championship to be held on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee.
Tom Tarasoff of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 1 ounce, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division Super Tournament on 1000 Islands, with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 44 pounds, 4 ounces. Tarasoff took home $6,367 for his win.
Tom Rubbo of Lexington, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 13 pounds, 6 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division Super Tournament on Lake Wylie, with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 24 pounds, 14 ounces. Rubbo pocketed $4,531 for his win.
Ed Young of Harrison, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 12 ounces, Sunday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division Super Tournament on Lake of the Ozarks presented by Minn Kota, with a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 37 pounds, 13 ounces. For his victory, Young earned $6,586.
There’s something going on with our sport that we need to talk about. Mike Iaconelli wrote a column about it this year, but I’d like to give you my take on things. It’s close to what Mike had to say but, at the same time, a little different.
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Something was going on at Mille Lacs that I think you will find interesting. Many of the anglers, myself included, upsized our drop shot rigs to take advantage of the prevailing conditions. It was an extended version of fishing the moment.