UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - St. Lawrence River

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp

July 24-27, 2019 

Murray State University

The Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp is the ultimate summer camp for serious high school anglers, their parents, boat captains and coaches. Held on the beautiful Murray State University campus with daily activities on the shores of Kentucky Lake – the South’s Great Lake – this is one camp you don’t want to miss. Students receive instruction from top professionals and industry executives to take their fishing and fishing-career readiness to the next level.

Adults have the option to drop off their students or stay throughout the camp and participate in special panel discussions aimed at identifying best practices to give your High School Fishing team the edge it needs to thrive.

Camp starts Wednesday, July 24, and concludes Friday, July 26, followed by an FLW Foundation benefit tournament Saturday, July 27, for campers who would like to put their newfound skills to the test while helping raise money for the foundation’s High School Fishing scholarship fund.

The tournament features two divisions – a boat division and a kayak division – and two lucky campers will be selected to fish with an FLW Tour pro. Participants in the tournament are eligible for thousands of dollars in cash prizes, with the winner taking home the Costa FLW High School Fishing Cup.

The camp fee is $300 per student/adult. The tournament entry fee is $200 per boat/kayak.

 

Important dates

Registration:

Feb. 15–June 30

 

Camp:

July 24-26 (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)

 

FLW Foundation Tournament:

July 27 (Saturday)

 

Participating pros

  • Brian Latimer
  • Bryan Thrift
  • Luke Dunkin
  • Russell Cecil
  • Todd Castledine
  • Tom Redington
  • Joey Cifuentes
  • Josh Weaver
  • Matt Stefan
  • Bradley Hallman
  • David Dudley
  • Brad Knight
  • Cody Kelley
  • Brandon Hunter
  • James Niggemeyer
  • Jimmy Houston
  • Larry Nixon
  • Terry Bolton
  • Bailey Boutries
  • Bill McDonald

 

Items to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Fishing tackle if you plan to fish the FLW Foundation benefit tournament
  • Sunscreen
  • Pillows and bedding (twin beds)
  • Toiletries & towels
  • Snacks if you want some for your room at night
  • Cooler if you’d like to keep snacks cold in your room
  • Change and $1 bills for vending machines in the dorm
  • Money for clothing and/or souvenirs if desired

 

Locations

Click here for a map showing all camp and tournament venues

Host:

Murray State University

102 Curris Center

Murray, KY 42071

270.809.3662

 

Lakeside:

Kenlake State Resort Park

542 Kenlake Rd

Hardin, KY 42048

270.474.2211

 

FLW Office:  

FLW

30 Gamble Lane

Benton, KY 42025

270.252.1000

 

FLW Foundation Tournament: 

Kentucky Dam Marina

466 Marina Dr

Gilbertsville, KY 42044

270.362.8386

 

Camp Fee

Student (9th-12th grade only):

$300 each

 

Adult:

$300 each + $50 if private room request

 

Important details

Registration

Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp Registration

 

Camp Schedules

2019 Student Seminar Schedule

2019 Parent/Coach Seminar Schedule

 

 

2018 Camp Photos and Videos

Camp Photos

Why I Fish Camp Video

Melinda Hays – Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp Vision

 

FLW Foundation Benefit Tournament

The 2019 FLW Foundation benefit tournament raises funds for youth fishing programs and High School Fishing grants benefiting students nationwide.

The tournament will be held July 27 on Kentucky Lake out of Kentucky Dam Marina. Onsite registration and the pretournament meeting will be held the evening of July 26 at Murray State University.

The tournament features a boat and a kayak division. The entry fee is $200 per boat/kayak. Kayakers will compete as individuals. Each boat may have up to three participants assigned.

The winner of the boat division will receive $2,000 and a YETI cooler. Second place in the boat division is $1,000, and third place is $500. Additionally, boat division teams may enter categories to win an extra $500 per selection as the highest finisher in that category. The cost is $50 per category.

You may enter as many categories as you like, but a category only becomes active once at least 10 participants have registered for it. If the category does not become active, you will receive a refund for that category at registration.

The winner of the kayak division will receive $1,000 and a YETI cooler. The highest finishing Jackson Kayak owner who fishes from his or her Jackson Kayak will also win a new Jackson Kayak.

Participation in the FLW Foundation tournament is open to everyone, including middle school and elementary school students accompanied by an adult. You do not have to participate in the Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp to fish the tournament. You must supply your own boat or kayak to compete. Kayak division competitors must be high school age or older.

 

Boat Division Payout:

  • Boat Division Winner = $2,000 + YETI cooler
  • Boat Division 2nd Place = $1,000
  • Boat Division 3rd Place = $500
  • Family (at least two anglers related) = $500
  • Men’s (all male team) = $500
  • Women’s (all female team) $500
  • Seniors (at least one angler 65 or older) = $500
  • College (at least one angler in college) = $500
  • High School (at least one angler in 9th, 10th 11, or 12th grade) = $500
  • Middle School (at least one angler in 6th, 7th or 8th grade) = $500
  • Elementary School (at least one angler in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade) = $500
  • Big Fish (any species, artificial lures only) = $500

 

Kayak Division Payout:

  • Kayak Division Winner = $1,000 + YETI cooler
  • The highest finishing Jackson Kayak owner who fishes from his or her Jackson Kayak will also win a new Jackson Kayak.

 

Entry fee:

  • $200 per boat/kayak +$50 per boat division category

 

FLW Foundation Tournament Registration

 

Camp or Tournament Questions?

Please contact FLW Youth Director Scott Ellison at scott.ellison@flwfishing.com or 270.252.1584 if you have any questions that are not answered here. We hope to see you at camp this summer.

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