New Year, New Challenges – Mike Mueller

As I look to a new year of contributing to Fishing The Back, this year will be full of new and difficult challenges, most notably my move to a completely different part of the country, accompanied by a poorly-timed shoulder injury that required an early-season surgery. Each new season, anglers face many new and tough challenges. […]

The Past, The Present, and The Future

The Past, the Present and the Future By: Mark Howard The Past: I cannot tell you in words how incredible it was to fish the FLW Tour in 2014 as a Co-Angler, and on top of that, to qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup. With one win and 3 top 10’s over the past three years […]

Forrest Wood Cup Preparation with Bryan New

Bryan New had a very successful 2014 year on the FLW Tour and Rayovac Series, qualifying for both the Rayovac Championship and the biggest tournament for Co Anglers out there… The Forrest Wood Cup. We spoke with Bryan about his great 2014 as well as preparing for the Cup in this interview.. FTB: Bryan, what […]

Cold Water Preparation – Mike Mueller

As a Co-angler, many things are out of your control. However, when it comes to preparing yourself to fish a cold-weather tournament and ensuring that you stay warm all day, everything is in your hands. The obvious message of this article is layering. This is a basic that most of us are aware of, but […]

Prepping for the Cup with Jonathan Henry

By: Jonathan Henry So I was just looking on FLW’s website, and saw that they had the list of qualifiers posted for the Forrest Wood Cup. Receiving the email and seeing my name on the website really solidifies the great feeling of accomplishment. Although it may be a bigger deal for the boaters to make […]

Less is More

By Wyatt Hammond “Less is more” is a philosophy that I have begun to lean on pretty heavily after looking back on a string of particularly bad tournaments that I experienced last year. I was bringing seven to eight rods to each tournament and spent much of the days digging through my boxes changing lures […]