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Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp Offers Students, Coaches and Parents Camp Experience of a Lifetime on Kentucky Lake

Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp Offers Students, Coaches and Parents Camp Experience of a Lifetime on Kentucky Lake

BENTON, Ky. – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) in partnership with Costa Sunglasses, announced today the inaugural Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp, scheduled for July 18-21, 2018 on the Murray State University campus, with daily activities on the South’s Great Lake – Kentucky Lake. The three-day all-inclusive camp is designed for serious high school anglers, parents and coaches who want to gain an edge on the competition by getting hands-on bass fishing experience alongside the biggest names in the industry.

For three action-packed days, attendees will be immersed in instruction from top professionals and industry executives. Students will learn the tools they need to take their fishing and fishing-career readiness to the next level, while parents and coaches will learn what they can do to support them. FLW Tour headliners including Forrest Wood Cup champions Scott Martin and Justin Atkins, reigning Pennzoil Marine Anglers of the Year (AOY) Bryan Thrift and Andy Morgan, Costa pro Casey Ashley and many others will be on-site to provide personal instruction on an array of topics for students and parents/coaches.

"The high school fishing camp is our way of contributing to the future of the sport through education and networking opportunities for the students," said Melinda Hays, Costa Bass Community Leader. "The skills offered during camp will help build leadership qualities for these youth both on and off the water."

Sessions offered at the camp include boating safety, seasonal techniques, electronics, lure and rod building, equipment basics, fish care and off-the-water necessities like building a social media following, career exploration and resume building for the outdoors industry. Courses offered for parents/coaches will include best practices for sanctioned teams, optimizing individual and team performance, career readiness and fish care at weigh-ins.

“The Costa FLW High School Fishing Summer Camp has got to be the coolest summer camp experience that I have ever heard of,” said reigning Forrest Wood Cup champion Justin Atkins, who competed in TBF/FLW High School Fishing and FLW College Fishing tournaments before turning professional. “The knowledge and experience that these young anglers are going to receive in three-days is priceless. I wish that I had the opportunity to attend a summer camp like this when I was starting out. It’s going to be a very fun week on Kentucky Lake.”

Following the week’s activities, campers are invited to put their skills to the test at the FLW Foundation #MarshallStrong Tournament, benefiting victims of the Jan.23 school shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Kentucky. The tournament, held Saturday, July 21, on Kentucky Lake, will feature two divisions – a boat division and a kayak division – and one lucky camper will be selected to fish the tournament with FLW Tour pro Scott Martin. Participants will be eligible for thousands of dollars in cash prizes, with the winner taking home the Costa FLW High School Fishing Cup. The tournament entry fee is $200 per boat/kayak.

Registration for the Costa FLW High School Fishing Camp is now open, and will close on Saturday, June 30. Cost for the camp is $250 per person, which includes all housing, meals and accommodations at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. For complete camp details or to register for the camp, visit bit.ly/CostaFLWHSCamp.

About FLW

FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2018 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct 286 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa and Spain. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and Snapchat.

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