UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - Lake Wylie

2018 Forrest Wood Cup Roster

2018 Forrest Wood Cup Roster
Forrest Wood Cup trophy

With the conclusion of the 2018 FLW Tour season at Lake St. Clair today, the field of 56 for the Forrest Wood Cup is now final.

Qualifiers will compete for the $300,000 first-place prize Aug. 10-12 on Lake Ouachita in Hot Springs, Ark.

The field includes the 2017 FLW Tour Angler of the Year, the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup champion, the top 40 anglers in the 2018 FLW Tour AOY standings (invitations were extended down to 44th place due to double-qualifications by other means), the 2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League All-American champion, the 2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship winner, the 2018 The Bass Federation National Championship winner and qualifiers from the 2017 Costa FLW Series Championship, including the FLW Series International Division’s top finisher at the championship.

Here’s the complete field:

Forrest Wood Cup details page

 

2017 Forrest Wood Cup Champion

Justin Atkins, Florence, Ala.

 

2017 FLW Tour Angler of the Year

Bryan Thrift, Shelby, N.C.

 

2018 FLW Tour Standings

Matt Arey, Shelby, N.C.

Matt Becker, Finleyville, Pa.

Zack Birge, Blanchard, Okla.

Greg Bohannan, Bentonville, Ark.

Scott Canterbury, Odenville, Ala.

Todd Castledine, Nacogdoches, Texas

Brandon Cobb, Greenwood, S.C.

John Cox, Debary, Fla.          

Alex Davis, Albertville, Ala.

Clent Davis, Montevallo, Ala.

Scott Dobson, Clarkston, Mich.

David Dudley, Lynchburg, Va.

Austin Felix, Eden Prairie, Minn.    

Chad Grigsby, Maple Grove, Minn.

Jeff Gustafson, Keewatin, Ontario

Cody Hahner, Wausau, Wis.

Randy Haynes, Ripley, Miss.

Chris Johnston, Peterborough, Ontario     

Cory Johnston, Peterborough, Ontario

JT Kenney, Palm Bay, Fla.    

Jason Lambert, Michie, Tenn.

Shane LeHew, Catawba, N.C.

Wes Logan, Springville, Ala.

Scott Martin, Clewiston, Fla.

Johnny McCombs, Morris, Ala.

Brandon McMillan, Clewiston, Fla.  

Jared McMillan, Belle Glade, Fla.     

Cody Meyer, Auburn, Calif.

Andy Morgan, Dayton, Tenn.

Michael Neal, Dayton, Tenn.

James Niggemeyer, Van, Texas

Jordan Osborne, Longview, Texas  

Mark Rose, West Memphis, Ark.     

Braxton Setzer, Montgomery, Ala.  

Jeff Sprague, Point, Texas   

Matthew Stefan, Junction City, Wis.           

Tyler Stewart, West Monroe, La.

Andrew Upshaw, Tulsa, Okla.

Joseph Webster, Winfield, Ala.

Clark Wendlandt, Leander, Texas

David Williams, Maiden, N.C.                       

 

2018 T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Champion

Nick LeBrun, Bossier City, La.

 

2018 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship Winner

Hunter Freeman, Monroe, La.

 

2017 Costa FLW Series Championship Qualifiers

Jason Abram, Piney Flats, Tenn.

Bradford Beavers, Ridgeville, S.C.

Bill Chapman, Salt Rock, W.Va.

Sheldon Collings, Grove, Okla.

Chad Foster, Pequot Lakes, Minn.

Tim Fox, Meridan, Miss.

Todd Hollowell, Fishers, Ind.

Michael Matthee, Centurion, GP, South Africa

John Soukup, Agra, Okla.

Larry Stoafer, Leavenworth, Kan.

 

2018 The Bass Federation National Championship Winner

Austin Wilson, Citrus Heights, Calif.

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