FLW Okeechobee Open winner Randall Tharp previews March 8-11 Lake Hartwell major (update)


Bass pro Randall Tharp previews this week's FLW Tour tournament on Gerogia's Lake Harwell, the first FLW major -- and FLW Fantasy Fishing competition -- of the season. Also this week, Greg and Rich pattern Hartwell and release their roster picks.

Tharp, the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup Runner-Up, won the FLW Open last week on Florida's Lake Okeechobee.

Former North American Fisherman social media editor "Web Guy Greg" Huff" hosts "Fantasy Fishing Insider." Rich Lindgren of Rich's Bassin' Blog and Jason Holmer of Bass Utopia co-host. Follow "Fantasy Fishing Insider" on Facebook and Twitter.

Compete against our hosts in FLW Fantasy Fishing in the Rich's Bassin' Blog league here. FLW charges $10 to compete. Compete against the FFI crew in B.A.S.S. competition here (free). Rosters lock for this week's Lake Hartwell tournament at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7.

FLW Photo by Shaye Baker: 2012 FLW Okeechobee Open winner Randall Tharp holds up part of his 23-pound, 2-ounce final-day stringer. Used with permission.