Looking for Deals on Tackle? Come to the Forrest Wood Cup

Fans get to test the latest baits from Zman at the FLW Expo.

Looking for Deals on Tackle? Come to the Forrest Wood Cup

While the pros are on the water at Lake Murray, making money in the Forrest Wood Cup, fishing fans in attendance at the FLW Expo will be saving money thanks to great Cup-only deals from FLW sponsors and vendors.

Even if your wallet is feeling a little light these days, there’s definitely no need to go home empty-handed. Many of FLW’s sponsors are hauling in truckloads of freebies.

Bring a bag. Bring two bags. Get there early. The Expo opens at 10 a.m. starting Friday. You’ll need plenty of time if you want to see everything that 140 exhibitors will have on display (not to mention taking in a fishing seminar and getting autographs from FLW pros). Bring your appetite, too, because 35 of South Carolina’s top barbecue teams will be serving up some chow at the inaugural Bass & BBQ festival on Saturday and Sunday.

To help you orchestrate your tackle-buying attack, we put together this list of retailers, exhibitors and sponsors who’ll be on the Expo floor, with a preview of some of the great deals to be had.

You can’t afford to miss this opportunity.

Retail Vendors with Expo Specials

  • FLW Tackle Shop
    • FLW members get an additional 10 percent off total purchase.
    • Ardent spinning combos starting at $39.99
    • Typhoon sunglasses starting at $54.99
    • Livingston Lures: Buy two, get a free sticker (while supplies last).
    • Dobyns Rods available at the lowest prices anywhere
    • Falcon Rods: free hat with purchase (while supplies last)
    • Duckett Fishing Rods: free gift with purchase (while supplies last)
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse
    • TroKar Hooks: three packages for $10 (while supplies last)
    • Denali Jadewood rods: Buy one, get one free (while supplies last).
    • Cashion Rods: $30 off plus a free hat (while supplies last) 
    • Z-Man: Buy three, get a free hat.
    • Spend $75 or more and receive a free four-month subscription to the digital version of FLW Bass Fishing magazine.
    • Giveaways include: Costa Del Mar sunglasses, hats, guided fishing trips with Playin Hooky Striper Guide Service and more
  • Camping World
    • Free bike bag with purchase of six-speed folding bike (while supplies last)
    • Charcoal or brown Quik-fold Tables: Buy one, get one free (while supplies last).
    • Good Sam Roadside Assistance: New members save $20 on a one-year membership.
    • Join or renew your Good Sam membership for two years for $50 and receive a $25 merchandise certificate.
  • Rattle Head Baits
    • Rattle Head Baits starting at $2.99
  • Sewell Custom Rods
    • Sewell S1 rods $99 each, two for $89 each, or three or more for $79 each
  • TH3 Legends
    • T-shirt and cap combo for $24.99
    • Gear bags for $24.99
    • Luggage for $99.99
  • Snow Lizard
    • SLXtreme iPhone and iPad cases 15 to 50 percent off
  • Clemson Bass Team
    • Clemson bass fishing T-shirts for $15
    • Clemson bass fishing hats and visors for $20
    • Clemson bass fishing insulated can sleeves for $5

Additional Retail Vendors

  • 7 Fifteen Baits
  • ALX Rods
  • American Fishing
  • Average Joes Entertainment
  • Billy’s Wood Works
  • BOOYAH
  • Bruiser Baits
  • Buck Knives
  • Carhartt clothing
  • Custom Crafted Silhouettes
  • Black Knight Industries
  • Easy2Hook USA
  • FishStyx Rods
  • Fitzgerald Rods
  • FRESHeTECH
  • Gamma Fishing
  • Green Fish Tackle
  • Kistler Rods
  • Lee’s Global Tackle
  • Lil’ Anglers LLC
  • Local Boy Outfitters
  • Motormate USA
  • Nichols Lures
  • PRADCO
  • Punisher Lures
  • Reel Gals
  • S.A.W. Jewelry Design
  • Seriously Clean
  • Shane’s Baits
  • Southern Drift Apparel
  • Sunsect
  • T-H Marine
  • The Hook Safe
  • Tightlines UV Lure Company
  • Wackem Crazy Baits
  • YUM

Show Exhibitors

  • 97.5 WCOS
  • Academy Sports
  • Alabama Bass Trail
  • Allen Decoys
  • American Tackle Company
  • Anglers at USC
  • Bath Fitter
  • BedRug
  • BoatUS Angler
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Columbia
  • Daisy Outdoors
  • Defenders for Children
  • EdVenture Children’s Museum
  • Fierce Products
  • Fish House Lures, LLC
  • Fish-D-Funk
  • Fishers of Men
  • Fishing University
  • Gene Larew Lures
  • Harvest Hope
  • Hullspeed Performance Marine Coatings
  • Info Screen Printing and Graphics
  • Lake County, Florida
  • Lake Murray
  • Lance Camper
  • LeafFilter North of North Carolina
  • Lip This Apparel
  • Luck-E-Strike
  • McCoy Fishing
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Mud Hole Custom Tackle
  • Okuma Fishing Tackle
  • Outdoor Dream Association
  • Rigid Industries
  • Rocky Brook Sinkers
  • SUM Bible College & Theological Seminary
  • South Carolina Barbecue Association
  • South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
  • South Carolina Sportsman Magazine
  • South Carolina State Parks
  • Stan Sloan Zorro Baits
  • Stratos Boats
  • The State Newspaper
  • Triton Boats
  • UnderCover, Inc.
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Visit Lake Norman
  • WNKT-FM

FLW Sponsor Exhibitors

  • Castrol
  • Chevy
  • Dingo
  • Dunkin’ Donuts Coffee
  • Evinrude
  • Folgers
  • George Foreman
  • iON
  • Kellogg’s
  • Keystone Light
  • Lowrance
  • Mercury
  • Ranger Boats
  • Rayovac
  • Repel
  • 3M ScotchBlue Painter’s Tape
  • Snickers
  • Straight Talk Wireless
  • Walmart

FLW Associate Sponsor Exhibitors

  • Boat Bling
  • Bridgford Foods
  • Cheez-It
  • Damiki Fishing Tackle
  • Fishidy
  • Frabill
  • Frosted Flakes
  • Igloo
  • Jif
  • Lew’s
  • Livingston Lures
  • Minn Kota
  • MotorGuide
  • Motorsports Designs
  • Pickens Plan
  • Plano
  • Pop-Tarts
  • Power-Pole
  • Pringles
  • Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats
  • Shop-Vac
  • Smucker’s Jam and Jelly
  • Strike King
  • The Bass Federation
  • Typhoon Polarized Optics
  • Z-Man Fishing Products

Bass & BBQ Vendors

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