Murray, KY – Commentator Scott Ellison on this week's National Guard/FLW College Fishing National Championship competition and festival based at Murray State's CFSB Center. He talks about the College Fishing National Championship competition on Kentucky Lake, about the anglers and the festival at the CFSB Center in Murray.

Scott Ellison is a lifelong fisherman and FLW Outdoors College Fishing Promotions Manager.


Murray, KY – Today starts the 2011 National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship. Murray State hosts the competition this year. Fisherman set out from the Moors Resort and Marina in Gilbertsville, Kentucky. The three day championship is nationally televised and features the top 25 college fishing teams in the country competing on Kentucky Lake. This afternoon is the angler's first weigh-in of the tournament at Murray State's CFSB Center. The tournament continues through Saturday.

Kuttawa, Ky – Our waterways hold danger in cold weather. Alan Wade is a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, and next he reviews facts about hypothermia, cold shock, and tips to remember before setting out when it's cold.

Scott Ellison

Murray, KY –

Scott Ellison here with the FLW Outdoors Lakeland Fishing Report

Kuttawa, Ky – Those bathtub rings on the shorelines of our lakes testify to changing lake levels. Alan Wade is a member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, and next he explains how varying water levels affect boating.

Murray, KY – Part 3 of the FLW Outdoors Fishing Report. Bass and crappie fishing in our region should be improving soon, but high water is an issue. Here's Scott Ellison with more.

Murray, KY – Part 2 of the weekly FLW Outdoors Fishing Report, with Scott Ellison. Fisherman are getting restless, but today we hear about a few anglers getting out there and what they've caught.


Murray, KY – The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources has proposed a "first ever" hunting season on sandhill cranes to begin during the 2011/2012 hunting season. Hap Chambers is a volunteer with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Program with more about the crane hunt.

I am here to speak to you about sandhill cranes

Murray, KY – English author Thomas Fuller wrote "We never know the worth of water till the well is dry." In the past decade, we've seen a well-spring of green projects cropping up across the world. Most of these have the interest of sustainability and preservation at heart, but not all of them are financially feasible. Commentator Richard Nelson says alternative energy is a likely solution to our future needs, but some green projects cost too much of another kind of green to be economically worthwhile.

Western Kentucky – Today we begin a new series, the FLW Outdoors Fishing Report, with Scott Ellison. In this inaugural piece we meet Scott and learn more about FLW Outdoors in Benton.

Hello, my name is Scott Ellison. In the weeks ahead, I'll be bringing you the latest news on fishing in the Four Rivers area, with particular emphasis on Kentucky and Barkley Lakes.