CLEWISTON, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2013) – Steven Stinson of Pickering, Ontario, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 32 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League Gator Division event on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Fla. For his victory, Stinson earned $6,011.
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Ish Monroe of Hughson, Calif., had one of those magical days all pros dream about: hauling aboard lunker after lunker after lunker. The five best added up to 34 pounds, 5 ounces, giving Monroe the first-day lead in the[…]
PALATKA, Fla. — Alton Jones, leading the Bassmaster Elite Series event on the St. Johns River by 7 pounds, 4 ounces, on the second day, could easily feel like he’s been dropped into the plot of the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day.
CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2012) – Does home-lake advantage play a role when 320 of the world’s best anglers gather to see who can find the heaviest four-day stringer of bass for a first-place cash prize of up to $125,000? Just look at the leaderboard of the season-opening FLW Tour .
Randall Tharp of Gardendale, Ala., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 33 pounds, 9 ounces to lead day one of the event. Tharp now holds a slim 2-ounce lead over Brandon McMillan of Clewiston, Fla., who caught five bass weighing 33-7. Add to the top-five anglers John Cox (third) of Debary, Fla., and freshly-out-of-retirement Roland Martin (fifth) of Naples, Fla., and you have a handful of anglers with intimate knowledge of Okeechobee leading the tournament’s full field of anglers from all across the United States, Canada, Spain and Japan.
“The wind blew 15 to 20 (miles per hour),” Tharp said. “So I adjusted. And that’s just something you know how to do from fishing here. A lot of the guys here have put all their eggs in one basket.” […]
The Bass Busters Team Tournament Trail would like to thank you for another Fantastic Year. We celebrated our 23rd year of tournaments and our 20th Year of being on Lake Okeechobee every month. We could not do this with out a lot of help and support from our Crews, Sponsors and most of All the Anglers. So Thank You All. We look forward to the next 20 Years and a lot of great times.
Finishing our season this year was out 20th Annual Toys For Kids Tournament. There were 51 teams participating this year, fog and all. The fog set us back an hour or so on the start, however when it was all over there were 140 fish weighed in for a total weight of 317.07 pounds. 2.27 lbs average fish. First Place overall for the Day went to the team of Don and Caroline DeMott of Boca Raton, Florida. They weighed in a Total of 20.01 pounds. Awesome Job !!!!