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2010-06-23 17:55:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Vic Vatalaro of Kent, Ohio, crossed the stage Wednesday with a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds, 12 ounces to lead day one of the FLW Tour event on Lake Guntersville presented by Ranger. Vatalaro now holds a one-ounce lead over pro Brent Long of Cornelius, N.C., with five bass weighing 25-11 in a tournament featuring anglers from all across the country. In preparation of scorching temperatures, and with conservation in mind, FLW Outdoors...

2010-05-29 19:17:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 11 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $127,500 at the FLW Tour's Chevy Open on Lake Ouachita with a four-day catch of 20 bass weighing 58-1. The catch gave him the win by a 1-pound, 6-ounce margin over Folgers pro Scott Suggs of Bryant, Ark., who caught a total of 20 bass weighing 56-11 and earned $36,356. "I didn't think I had it today," said Ehrler, who has...

2010-05-29 18:27:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Troy Morrow of Toccoa, Ga., caught four bass weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces Saturday to win $120,000 at the 2010 BFL All-American presented by Chevy on DeGray Lake. Morrow had a three-day catch of 14 bass weighing 38-13. The catch gave him a solid 8-pound, 1-ounce win over Tee Watkins of East Point, Ky., who caught a total of 11 bass weighing 30-12 and earned $30,000. "This lake fit me to a 'T'," said the self-employed Morrow, who won his first BFL...

2010-05-26 19:37:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- After an hour-and-a-half fog delay Wednesday morning, anglers hit the water for the FLW Tour's Chevy Open. Later that afternoon, Todd Auten of Lake Wylie, S.C., and Terry Bolton of Jonesboro, Ark., both crossed the stage with five-bass limits weighing 18 pounds, 1 ounce to lead day one on Lake Ouachita. They now hold a six-ounce lead over pro Scott Suggs of Bryant, Ark., with five bass weighing 17-11 in a tournament featuring anglers from all...

2010-05-21 06:00:00

LAKE WORTH, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Bass fishermen will want to stow a digital camera in the tackle box this summer for a chance to win $1 million for catching a record largemouth bass anywhere in Florida. BountyFishing.com, the place where anglers compete for cash prizes uploading photos of the biggest fish, announced on May 21 the Florida Million Dollar Bass Bounty - an Internet-managed tournament that will pay $1 million to the fisherman who sets the new state largemouth bass...

2010-04-12 18:32:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Florida team of Matthew Wercinski of Gainesville, Fla., and Jake Gipson of Niceville, Fla., won the first National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on Fort Loudoun Lake on Monday after catching three bass weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces for a three-day total of 10 bass weighing 29 pounds, 10 ounces. The national championship, featuring a $100,000 first-place award, was a three-day nationally televised event hosting the...

2010-03-25 11:35:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Outdoors announced Thursday that Chevrolet has extended their partnership with FLW Outdoors. Chevrolet, a longtime partner and supporter of tournament fishing, has been involved with FLW Outdoors since its inception in 1996. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. "Chevrolet's commitment to this industry is second to none and we are excited about continuing our long-term relationship with them," said Trisha Blake, Senior Vice President &...

2010-03-24 18:58:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue skies and warm temperatures greeted anglers for the first day of competition Wednesday at the FLW Tour event presented by National Guard on Lake Norman. Pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds even to lead day one. Christie now holds a 1-pound lead in the tournament featuring anglers from all across the country. "What I'm trying to fish is the pockets I think the fish are coming...

2010-03-06 19:08:00

BRANSON, Mo., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win $125,000 at the FLW Tour event presented by Cabela's on Table Rock Lake with a four-day catch of 20-bass weighing 69-11. The catch gave him the win by a solid 13-pound, 2-ounce margin over Ron Shuffield of Bismarck, Ark., who caught a total of five bass weighing 17-10 and earned $40,000. For the tournament, Shuffield caught 18...

2010-03-03 20:38:00

BRANSON, Mo., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Outdoors pro Greg Pugh of Cullman, Ala., crossed the stage Wednesday with a 5-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces to lead day one of the FLW Tour event on Table Rock Lake presented by Cabela's. Pugh holds a 1-pound, 13-ounce lead in the tournament featuring 296 anglers from all across the country. "The bite's not easy, but it is good when you finally get one, you know it!" said Pugh, who is out for revenge after last year's dismal 140th place...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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