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South Korea to Host FLW Events

FLW International Division

FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, is set to sign an agreement with South Korea to bring its internationally sanctioned bass fishing tournaments to the Eastern Asian nation. The agreement will be signed by Jin-Soo Kang, CEO of MiruNamu, Inc., and Director of OBS broadcasting, immediately preceding the June 26 weigh-in on the Walmart FLW Tour stage at Smallwood State Park in Marbury, Md., during the final stop of the Tour season on the Potomac River.

Named after the founder of Ranger Boats, Forrest L. Wood, FLW introduced its Fishing League Worldwide tagline last year to better reflect its status as the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. Earlier this year FLW expanded its presence on the world stage yet again with the introduction of a sanctioning program allowing international partners to license the iconic brand and run FLW tournaments abroad.

South Korea will run a series of FLW tournaments that advance anglers, who are citizens of the host country, to a new international division at the Rayovac FLW Series Championship beginning in 2016. The highest finisher among countries represented in the international division will then advance to the Forrest Wood Cup, making it the sport’s only true world championship. 

Canada has already signed on as FLW’s first partner under the new program and is set to host an FLW tournament in 2015, with at least three events slated in Canada for 2016. South Korea is the second country to sign on for international sanctioning. Details on its hosted tournaments will be available soon.

Additional FLW qualifying tournaments in other countries are forthcoming. Watch FLWFishing.com for details.

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