FLW Rayovac Series - 2015

Trail Schedule

Tournament Date Lake Landing
Rayovac Southeast #1 - Okeechobee - Jan 22-24, 2015 Thu, 2015-01-22 - Sat, 2015-01-24 Lake Okeechobee Roland Martin Marina & Resort
Rayovac Western #1 - Lake Havasu - Feb 5-7, 2015 Thu, 2015-02-05 - Sat, 2015-02-07 Lake Havasu Lake Havasu State Park - Windsor Beach Access
Rayovac Texas #1 - Amistad - Feb 12-14, 2015 Thu, 2015-02-12 - Sat, 2015-02-14 Lake Amistad Diablo East Access
Rayovac Southeast #2 - Guntersville - Mar 19-21, 2015 Thu, 2015-03-19 - Sat, 2015-03-21 Lake Guntersville Lake Guntersville State Park
Rayovac Texas #2 - Sam Rayburn - Apr 9-11, 2015 Thu, 2015-04-09 - Sat, 2015-04-11 Sam Rayburn Reservoir Umphrey Family Pavilion
Rayovac~ Central #1 - Grand Lake - Apr 16-18, 2015 Thu, 2015-04-16 - Sat, 2015-04-18 Grand Lake Wolf Creek Park
Rayovac Texas #3 - Texoma - Apr 30-May 2, 2015 Thu, 2015-04-30 - Sat, 2015-05-02 Lake Texoma Highport Marina
Rayovac Central #2 - Kentucky Lake - May 7-9, 2015 Thu, 2015-05-07 - Sat, 2015-05-09 Kentucky-Barkley Lakes Moors Resort & Marina
Rayovac Western #2 - California Delta - May 7-9, 2015 Thu, 2015-05-07 - Sat, 2015-05-09 California Delta Russo's Marina
Rayovac Southeast #3 - Seminole - May 21-23, 2015 Thu, 2015-05-21 - Sat, 2015-05-23 Lake Seminole Bainbridge Boat Basin
Rayovac Northern #1 - James River - Jun 4-6, 2015 Thu, 2015-06-04 - Sat, 2015-06-06 James River Osborne Landing
Rayovac Northern #2 - Lake Champlain - Jul 30-Aug 1, 2015 Thu, 2015-07-30 - Sat, 2015-08-01 Lake Champlain Dock Street Landing
Rayovac Central #3 - Lake Dardanelle - Aug 13-15, 2015 Thu, 2015-08-13 - Sat, 2015-08-15 Lake Dardanelle Lake Dardanelle State Park Fishing Pavilion
Rayovac Northern #3 - Lake Erie - Aug 27-29, 2015 Thu, 2015-08-27 - Sat, 2015-08-29 Lake Erie Shelby Street Public Boat Ramp
Rayovac Western #3 - Clear Lake - Sep 24-26, 2015 Thu, 2015-09-24 - Sat, 2015-09-26 Clear Lake CA Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina
Rayovac CHAMPIONSHIP - Ohio River - Oct 29-31, 2015 Thu, 2015-10-29 - Sat, 2015-10-31 Ohio River Paducah, KY City of Paducah Ohio River Boat Launch

Blog

Water levels are still way down and so is the catch rate on Lake Amistad. Once considered the darling of the tournament fishing world, Amistad has been a tough nut to crack in recent years, especially this one so far.

Rayovac FLW Series anglers planning to fish the lake in a couple of weeks have their shoulders set for a heavy task - and some light bags.

With much of the lake's productive structure high and dry, big schools of bass are suspended. Anglers who dial-in the suspended bite have a shot at catching some big female bass.

The wild card is hydrilla. Word is, the Rat-L-Trap bite is strong in the grass. If an angler can catch bigger-than-average fish from hydrilla, he may exceed 40 pounds in total weight over 3 days - an aggregate that expert say will likely win this grind fest.

Here's the official press release from FLW:

The...

Val Osinski got into a 26-pound pile Okeechobee bass. photo by Curtis NiedermierVal Osinski got into a 26-pound pile Okeechobee bass. photo by Curtis Niedermier

Articles

Roy Hawk's knowledge of Havasu should be helpful in Rayovac Western Div tournamentRoy Hawk's knowledge of Havasu should be helpful in Rayovac Western Div tournament

The bass in Lake Havasu are in between the winter and spring mode right now, said veteran tournament angler Roy Hawk, but the full moon next week should speed up the...

Todd Auten is looking for better conditions on OkeechobeeTodd Auten is looking for better conditions on Okeechobee

Todd Auten is hoping for warmer weather, warmer water and, hopefully, more fish when he gets to Lake Okeechobee next week for the 2015 FLW Rayovac Series Southeast...

Billy Schroeder of Paducah, KYBilly Schroeder of Paducah, KY

Billy Schroeder will be looking for redemption – and more – in the Walmart Chevy Wild Card tournament on Kentucky-Barkley lakes next week.

In June 2000, 9-year-old Austin Terry of San Angelo, Texas, was fishing in Lake O.H. Ivie when something ate his Carolina-rigged worm. When he finally wrestled...