Muskogee, OK – The XFL Extreme Fishing League held its 2nd event of the Southern Division (and 4th overall) on the Arkansas River out of 3 Forks Landing in Muskogee, OK. After an “arctic like April”, the anglers were finally given a great weather day of fishing. Temps started out in the low 60s, warmed to the mid 80s and light winds. What a welcome change it was from having to fish in frigid temperatures, gale force winds and heavy layers of clothing more akin to duck hunting than bass fishing. Despite the great weather, fishing, to be brutally honest, sucked!! Continue reading
Grove, OK – The XFL Extreme Fishing League entered the half-way point of the season with it’s 3rd tournament held on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees. After what seemed like a never-ending cycle of gale force winds and cold temperatures that had plagued our region since the first part of March, the anglers were FINALLY given a half-way decent weekend to fish. Rain moved into the area on Saturday night but let up enough at take-off on Sunday morning to allow the 133 teams to get to their starting spots in relative comfort. Light rain off and on all day made things a bit damp, but the temps were in the low 60s and the wind didn’t blow 40 mph making for a comfortable day of fishing.
Kingston, OK – After what seemed like an eternity, the XFL-Extreme Fishing League finally got to hold a regularly scheduled tournament. Torrential rains pounded Oklahoma from late April through early May causing the lakes in NE Oklahoma to reach record levels forcing the tournament directors to reschedule the Grand and Ft. Gibson tournaments. Continue reading
Muskogee, OK – The XFL-Extreme Fishing League hosted its second event of the Southern Division on the Arkansas River at 3 Forks landing on April 2, 2017. Heavy rains in the northern portion of the Arkansas and Verdigris River watersheds led to large volume discharges from the lakes upstream resulting in muddy water and heavy current in the main river channel. With the heavy current and the bass being primarily in a pre-spawn to spawning mode, main river channel fishing was pretty much out of the question. Continue reading