UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Erie

Bennett bags bass fishing’s biggest payday

Bennett bags bass fishing’s biggest payday

COLUMBIA, S.C. – As the old saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 4

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 4

The $1 million winner from FLW Fantasy Fishing will be announced Aug. 21 in Columbia, frogs become the Lake Murray go-to bait, Bennett’s girlfriend picks him second, major changes loom for 2009, and Rose takes the high road in a sticky situation. READ MORE »

Bennett wins $1 million Forrest Wood Cup

Bennett wins $1 million Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Team Duracell pro Michael Bennett of Lincoln, Calif., caught a two-day total of nine bass weighing 24 pounds, 15 ounces to win $1 million in the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray on Sunday. Bennett, 24, is the youngest champion in the history of the Forrest Wood Cup. READ MORE »

Far from over

Far from over

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 2008 Wal-Mart FLW Tour season has been full of last-minute surprises. For starters, four of the six qualifiers were claimed by first-time winners. Secondly, the Land O’Lakes Angler of the Year race came down to a final point as David Dudley miraculously overcame Andy Morgan and Glenn Browne, among others. READ MORE »

Bennett still in charge

Bennett still in charge

COLUMBIA, S.C. – There is an interesting fishing battle setting up in South Carolina at the Forrest Wood Cup, and the winner of that battle is going to get a million dollars Sunday afternoon. READ MORE »

Hudson’s heroics

Hudson’s heroics

COLUMBIA, S.C. – From 1996 to 2007, David Hudson of Jasper, Ala., pulled off a feat almost unrivaled in the sport, qualifying for the Forrest Wood Cup every single year with the exception of two seasons – 2002 and 2005. However, despite that stellar track record in Cup competition, he never could quite pull off a victory when it mattered most. That was … until today. READ MORE »

Bennett leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

Bennett leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Team Duracell pro Michael Bennett of Lincoln, Calif., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 1 ounce Saturday to capture the lead in the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray. Bennett now holds a 2-pound, 13-ounce edge over his closest competitor, Team Kellogg’s pro Dave Lefebre of Union City, Penn., heading into the final day of competition. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 3

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 3

Forrest L. Wood wrangles a sasquatch, Ehrler looks to repeat as Ranger Cup winner, Little wins Evinrude Ultimate Fantasy Fishing package, the Carolina National Guard makes a surprise entrance and Bolton is still practicing. READ MORE »

Crunch time at Forrest Wood Cup

Crunch time at Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – With overcast skies and a threat of isolated thunderstorms serving as backdrop for day three of competition at the 2008 Forrest Wood Cup, the top-10 pro and co-angler finalists departed the Lake Murray Marina and Yacht Club shortly after 7 a.m. this morning. READ MORE »

Bennett leads junk-fishing battle on Lake Murray

Bennett leads junk-fishing battle on Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 2008 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray is quickly turning into professional bass fishing’s version of <i>Junkyard Wars</i>. READ MORE »

Bennett leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

Bennett leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Team Duracell pro Michael Bennett of Lincoln, Calif., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 5 ounces to capture the lead on day two of the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by BP and Castrol on Lake Murray. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 2

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 2

Baumgardner catches 12-12 on his son’s 12th birthday, the Berkley boys get the job done, Hunter goes from zero to hero, the schooling bite fizzles and Rose is rising to the sport’s elite. READ MORE »

Wilson maintains co-angler lead at Forrest Wood Cup

Wilson maintains co-angler lead at Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Although the puzzling bass bite generally confounded the field for a second consecutive day on Lake Murray, Friday’s co-angler leaderboard at the 2008 Forrest Wood Cup ending up looking remarkably similar to yesterday’s results. READ MORE »

Deep retaliation

Deep retaliation

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Day one of the 2008 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray was largely dominated by shallow-water fishermen. But Thursday’s thick cloud cover will give way to partly cloudy skies on day two. The change in weather has the deep-water anglers thinking about revenge. READ MORE »

Rose runs into mother lode at Murray

Rose runs into mother lode at Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – During practice for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray earlier this week, several pros mentioned seeing packs of large bass cruising the shallows. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 1

Quick Bites: FWC, Lake Murray, Day 1

The dream starts now for Travis, Houston announces his retirement, Masa and Coulter are reunited, Hudson draws two legends, and Fritts inadvertently keeps six fish. READ MORE »

Rose leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

Rose leads $2 million Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 2 ounces to lead day one of the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by BP and Castrol on Lake Murray. Rose now holds a 2-pound, 13-ounce lead in the tournament featuring 77 pros and 77 co-anglers from across the United States, Japan and Korea. READ MORE »

Wilson nets co-angler lead at Forrest Wood Cup

Wilson nets co-angler lead at Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – As expected, Lake Murray proved to be a tough first date for the entire co-angler field during the opening round of competition at the 2008 Forrest Wood Cup. With difficult summer fishing conditions abound, coupled with a dramatic shift in the weather over the past 24 hours, co-anglers were left scrambling to find whatever bites they could. READ MORE »

The quest for the Cup begins

The quest for the Cup begins

COLUMBIA, S.C. — At 7 a.m. on Thursday, 77 of America’s best bass pros fanned out across Lake Murray in search of a million dollars’ worth of bass as the 2008 Forrest Wood Cup got under way in Columbia, S.C. READ MORE »

FWC Outdoor Show: Get the gear

FWC Outdoor Show: Get the gear

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Since 2003, FLW Outdoors has held an outdoor show in conjunction with their year-end bass championship – the Forrest Wood Cup. Each year the event has seen remarkable growth. Located in the heart of bass-fishing country, the 2008 Family Fun Zone and Outdoor Show in Columbia, S.C., will be no exception. READ MORE »