Scott Martin

Haughton, LA

Ott Defoe is a check-cashing machine. He’s a former Rookie of the Year on the BASS Elite Series. He’s a two-time winner on the minors-level. But up until this weekend, he’d never held a big trophy. That changed up in LaCrosse, Wis., as Defoe held on to his lead – thanks to some help from

There have been some unlikely champions in our sport, but John Cox may be the most. That statement has nothing to do with his fishing ability. Just three months ago, Cox was ranked No. 1 in our sport after two incredible seasons of vying for the FLW Tour Angler of the Year title. What makes

Hmmmm, haven’t we seen these scenes before? Actually, more than you might have thought. You probably could’ve guessed Kevin VanDam had won more BASS tournaments than any other angler. But did you know Scott Martin had also won more FLW Tour events than anyone else? Well, the two were back at it again this weekend,

Finally! That’s really all that needs to be said. In the realm of tough luck, few anglers can compare to Scott Canterbury. The Alabama pro has finished second four times on the FLW Tour, with two coming at the Forrest Wood Cup – who can forget his agonizing 1-ounce defeat in 2014? But all of

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