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Pro field set for 2013 Forrest Wood Cup

2013 Forrest Wood Cup - Shreveport, La., Aug. 15-18

After months of anticipation, the final pro field for the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup has been determined. Hailing from 20 different states and accounting for nearly every region of the country, the top 46 qualifying pros will be fishing for the prestigious championship title as well as a top award of up to $500,000 on the Red River. For schedule information pertaining to the upcoming 2013 Forrest Wood Cup, click here. 2013 Forrest Wood qualifiers - a complete list Name, City, State - Qualifying circuit Matt Arey, Shelby, N.C. - 2013 FLW Tour Adrian Avena, Vineland, N.J. - 2013 FLW Tour Drew Benton, Panama City, Fla. - 2013 FLW Tour Stetson Blaylock, Benton, Ark. - 2013 FLW Tour Christopher Brasher, Hallsville, Texas - 2013 FLW Tour Scott Canterbury, Springville, Ala. - 2013 FLW Tour Jason Christie, Park Hill, Okla. - 2013 FLW Tour Paul Clark, Monroe, La., - 2013 College National Championship winner Luke Clausen, Spokane, Wash. - 2013 FLW Tour John Cox, Debary, Fla. - 2012 FLW Tour Open Mark Daniels, Jr., Fairfield, Calif. - 2013 TBF National Champion Robbie Dodson, Harrison, Ark. - 2013 FLW Tour David Dudley, Lynchburg, Va. - 2012 FLW Tour Angler of the Year Brent Ehrler, Redlands, Calif. - 2013 FLW Tour David Fritts, Lexington, N.C. - 2013 FLW Tour Jimmy Houston, Cookson, Okla. - 2013 FLW Tour J.T. Kenney, Palm Bay, Fla. - 2013 FLW Tour Stacey King, Reeds Spring, Mo. - 2013 FLW Tour Koby Kreiger, Okeechobee, Fla. - 2012 EverStart Series Champion Dave Lefebre, Erie, Pa. - 2012 FLW Tour Open Justin Lucas, Guntersville, Ala., - 2013 FLW Tour Casey Martin, New Market, Ala. - 2013 FLW Tour Scott Martin, Clewiston, Fla. - 2013 FLW Tour Bill McDonald, Greenwood, Ind. - 2012 FLW Tour Open Cody Meyer, Auburn, Calif. - 2013 FLW Tour Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark. - 2013 BFL All-American winner Ishama Monroe, Hughson, Calif. - 2013 FLW Tour Tom Monsoor, La Crosse, Wisc. - 2013 FLW Tour Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky. - 2013 FLW Tour Andy Morgan, Dayton, Tenn. - 2013 FLW Tour Troy Morrow, Eastanollee, Ga. - 2013 FLW Tour Jim Moynagh, Carver, Minn. - 2013 FLW Tour Michael Neal, Dayton, Tenn. - 2013 FLW Tour Larry Nixon, Bee Branch, Ark. - 2012 FLW Tour Open Jacob Powroznik, Prince George, Va. - 2013 FLW Tour Mark Rose, West Memphis, Ark. - 2013 FLW Tour Zell Rowland, Montgomery, Texas - 2013 FLW Tour Ray Scheide, Dover, Ark. - 2013 FLW Tour Spencer Shuffield, Bismarck, Ark. - 2013 FLW Tour Wesley Strader, Spring City, Tenn. - 2013 FLW Tour Randall Tharp, Port Saint Joe, Fla. - 2013 FLW Tour Bryan Thrift, Shelby, N.C. - 2012 FLW Tour Open James Watson, Waynesville, Mo. - 2013 FLW Tour Jacob Wheeler, Indianapolis, Ind. - 2012 Forrest Wood Cup winner Barry Wilson, Birmingham, Ala. - 2013 FLW Tour Jay Yelas, Corvallis, Ore. - 2013 FLW Tour Related links: Co-angler field set for 2013 Forrest Wood Cup

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