UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Lake Erie

2019 Costa FLW Series Championship Roster

2019 Costa FLW Series Championship Roster

The 2019 Costa FLW Series Championship brings together anglers from all over the world to compete for a top prize worth $100,000 on the pro side and $35,000 on the co-angler side. Qualifying from the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American, the International Division and five standard FLW Series divisions, a total of 193 pros and 193 co-anglers will descend on Lake Cumberland for a fall showdown to wrap up the fishing season.

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The full list of anglers fishing the championship is below, with their qualifying route and status included.

 

FLW Series Championship Roster

Central –  Todd Adamitis – Co-angler

Central –  Chad Allison – Co-angler

Central –  Robbie Bartoszek – Co-angler

Central –  Troy Bickers – Co-angler

Central –  Jamie Booth – Co-angler

Central –  Leslie Brandenburg – Co-angler

Central –  Heath Brumley – Co-angler

Central –  Kurt Chelminiak – Co-angler

Central –  Rob Crane – Co-angler

Central –  Erick Fernengel – Co-angler

Central –  Kennith George – Co-angler

Central –  Bobby Griffith – Co-angler

Central –  Andrew Hegerty – Co-angler

Central –  Tom  Howland – Co-angler

Central –  Craig Hulsey – Co-angler

Central –  Brandon Jones – Co-angler

Central –  Jon Jones – Co-angler

Central –  Robert K Kenyon – Co-angler

Central –  Dewey Larson – Co-angler

Central –  Todd Lee – Co-angler

Central –  Justin Leet – Co-angler

Central –  Kit Lueg – Co-angler

Central –  Steve Madar – Co-angler

Central –  Kevin Mahlke  – Co-angler

Central –  Fred Martin – Co-angler

Central –  Ben Mathis – Co-angler

Central –  Terry Neal – Co-angler

Central –  Mo Oelker – Co-angler

Central –  Roger Olson Jr. – Co-angler

Central –  Scott Parsons  – Co-angler

Central –  Wes Proctor – Co-angler

Central –  Mark Shelton  – Co-angler

Central –  Seth Sines – Co-angler

Central –  Alexandru Spiac – Co-angler

Central –  Jake Steinkuhl – Co-angler

Central –  Joe Tucker – Co-angler

Central –  Frank Williams – Co-angler

Central –  Phil Williams Jr. – Co-angler

Central –  Ernie Wooten  – Co-angler

Central –  Ryan Zwick – Co-angler

Central –  Brent Algeo – Boater

Central –  Michael Bean  – Boater

Central –  Greg Bohannan – Boater

Central –  Zack Bull – Boater

Central –  William Campbell – Boater

Central –  Brad Cook – Boater

Central –  Dustin Evans – Boater

Central –  Cole Floyd – Boater

Central –  Steve Floyd – Boater

Central –  Jimmy Gayhart – Boater

Central –  Densmore Goodson – Boater

Central –  Dion Hibdon – Boater

Central –  Todd Hollowell – Boater

Central –  Cody Huff – Boater

Central –  Brandon Hunter – Boater

Central –  Duke  Jenkel – Boater

Central –  Stacey King – Boater

Central –  Shawn Kowal  – Boater

Central –  Jeremy Lawyer – Boater

Central –  Dan Martin – Boater

Central –  Josh  McDermott – Boater

Central –  Kevin Meeks – Boater

Central –  Jay Melton – Boater

Central –  Hunter Mills – Boater

Central –  Jake Morris – Boater

Central –  Brandon Moss – Boater

Central –  Scott Rice – Boater

Central –  Sheldon  Rogge – Boater

Central –  Drew Sanford  – Boater

Central –  Casey Scanlon – Boater

Central –  Ladd Shannon – Boater

Central –  Jason Vance – Boater

Central –  Jimmy Washam – Boater

Central –  Lance Williams – Boater

Central –  Travis Wilson  – Boater

Central –  Matt Wood – Boater

Central –  Sawyer Woods – Boater

Central –  Michael Wooley – Boater

International –  Joe Cascanette – Co-angler

International – Unjung Choi – Co-angler

International – Jesus Tory Diaz – Co-angler

International – Jose Manuel Diaz Ruiz – Co-angler

International – Neil Engelbrecht – Co-angler

International – Jungpil Lee – Co-angler

International – August Lingnau – Co-angler

International – Carlos Mateos Corral  – Co-angler

International – Danny McGarry – Co-angler

International – Nicolas Micheletti – Co-angler

International – Samuele Nicosia – Co-angler

International – Giulio Nolli – Co-angler

International – Denis Todd – Co-angler

International – Yi Ting Wu – Co-angler

International – Jun Xu  – Co-angler

International – Johan Coetzee – Boater

International – Roger Cousens – Boater

International – Luca Vittorio Della Ciana – Boater

International – Cooper Gallant – Boater

International – Ricardo González  – Boater

International – Pieter Khourie – Boater

International – Joao Neves – Boater

International – Museok Park – Boater

International – Mira Ricardo – Boater

International – Davide Rinaldi – Boater

International – Juan Luis Sanchez Padilla – Boater

International – Mario Sanchez Ramos – Boater

International – Greg Schleup – Boater

International – Sangmo Yu – Boater

International – Les Zacny – Boater

International – Zhen Zhang – Boater

International – Zheng Zhao – Boater

Northern – Dexter Andrews – Co-angler

Northern – Austin  Archer – Co-angler

Northern – Lenny Baird – Co-angler

Northern – Eric Bennett – Co-angler

Northern – Beau Bickford  – Co-angler

Northern – Michael Birr – Co-angler

Northern – Dennis Blakely – Co-angler

Northern – Randy Brown  – Co-angler

Northern – Rick Carpenter – Co-angler

Northern – Craig Dubois – Co-angler

Northern – Robert Fulton  – Co-angler

Northern – Gary Haraguchi – Co-angler

Northern – Kevin Hesson  – Co-angler

Northern – Jim Hippensteel – Co-angler

Northern – Mark Howard  – Co-angler

Northern – Matt Hummel – Co-angler

Northern – Alexandre Jelev – Co-angler

Northern – Matthew Karll – Co-angler

Northern – Ted Kephart – Co-angler

Northern – Will Litchfield  – Co-angler

Northern – Josh Lockard – Co-angler

Northern – Michael J. McNicholas – Co-angler

Northern – Jerry Meece – Co-angler

Northern – Jeff Melsop – Co-angler

Northern – Rodney Michael – Co-angler

Northern – William Puduski – Co-angler

Northern – Leo Reiter – Co-angler

Northern – Jacob Rice – Co-angler

Northern – Jared Rudd – Co-angler

Northern – Anthony Shanz – Co-angler

Northern – Jp Sims – Co-angler

Northern – Daniel Taylor – Co-angler

Northern – Colton Tompkins – Co-angler

Northern – Mike Urbania  – Co-angler

Northern – Noah Winslow – Co-angler

Northern – Joey Zakrajsek – Co-angler

Northern – Frankie Appaluccio – Boater

Northern – Justin Atkins – Boater

Northern – Adrian  Avena – Boater

Northern – Bob Behrle – Boater

Northern – Chris Bielert – Boater

Northern – Rick Chenoweth – Boater

Northern – Ryan Davidson – Boater

Northern – Willy Dennison – Boater

Northern – Wil Dieffenbauch – Boater

Northern – Scott Dobson – Boater

Northern – Dakota Ebare  – Boater

Northern – Garrett Enders – Boater

Northern – Darryl Esterly  – Boater

Northern – Ken Golub – Boater

Northern – Matt Greenblatt – Boater

Northern – Cody Hahner – Boater

Northern – Tom Hardy – Boater

Northern – Charlie Hartley – Boater

Northern – Steven Hatala – Boater

Northern – Andrew Heivly – Boater

Northern – Kyle Hoffman  – Boater

Northern – Brian Hughes  – Boater

Northern – Jason Kervin – Boater

Northern – Gary Krammes – Boater

Northern – Ashton Laird – Boater

Northern – Erik  Luzak – Boater

Northern – Travis Manson – Boater

Northern – Kevin Martin – Boater

Northern – Kurt Mitchell – Boater

Northern – Ron Nelson – Boater

Northern – David Perdue – Boater

Northern – Lee Rogers – Boater

Northern – John Roth – Boater

Northern – Casey Smith – Boater

Northern – Timmy Thompkins – Boater

Northern – Brian Tyler – Boater

Northern – Daniel Urbino  – Boater

Northern – Scott Wiley – Boater

All-American –  Levi Crossway – Co-angler

All-American –  Troy Morrow – Boater

All-American –  Ben Dacey – Co-angler

All-American –  Doug Ruster – Boater

All-American –  Brandon Ackerson – Co-angler

All-American –  Todd Blakeman – Co-angler

All-American –  Brennon McCord – Boater

All-American –  Zach Barnes – Co-angler

All-American – Toby Corn – Boater

Southeastern – Mitch Avant – Co-angler

Southeastern – Alan Bernicky  – Co-angler

Southeastern – Daniel Buswell Jr. – Co-angler

Southeastern – Brian Campbell – Co-angler

Southeastern – Michael Catt – Co-angler

Southeastern – Wendell Causey Jr. – Co-angler

Southeastern – Calvin Clatterbuck – Co-angler

Southeastern – Patrick Cook – Co-angler

Southeastern – Kermit Crowder – Co-angler

Southeastern – Marshall Daugherty – Co-angler

Southeastern – Josh Driver – Co-angler

Southeastern – Aaron Fahnestock – Co-angler

Southeastern – Adam Haithcock – Co-angler

Southeastern – Alan Hults – Co-angler

Southeastern – Stephanie Hutcheson – Co-angler

Southeastern – Doug Iorio II – Co-angler

Southeastern – Stephen Kocell – Co-angler

Southeastern – James Lamons – Co-angler

Southeastern – Ron Lane – Co-angler

Southeastern – George Lauster – Co-angler

Southeastern – Michael Leach – Co-angler

Southeastern – Captain Don Lewis – Co-angler

Southeastern – James Littich – Co-angler

Southeastern – Bud Mckelvey  – Co-angler

Southeastern – John C. Miller  – Co-angler

Southeastern – Randy Miller – Co-angler

Southeastern – Robert Ostmann – Co-angler

Southeastern – Kevin Postalwait – Co-angler

Southeastern – Spencer Sato – Co-angler

Southeastern – Jim Short – Co-angler

Southeastern – Ty Solis – Co-angler

Southeastern – Rodney Tapp – Co-angler

Southeastern – Malcom Bubba Thiel – Co-angler

Southeastern – Kevin Thomas – Co-angler

Southeastern – Scott Towry – Co-angler

Southeastern – David Williams – Co-angler

Southeastern – Josh Womack  – Co-angler

Southeastern – Billy Wright – Co-angler

Southeastern – Clint Yutzy – Co-angler

Southeastern – Russ Zoller – Co-angler

Southeastern – Jason Abram – Boater

Southeastern – Barron Adams – Boater

Southeastern – Chris Blair – Boater

Southeastern – Ross Burns – Boater

Southeastern – Dennis Cameron – Boater

Southeastern – Jon Canada – Boater

Southeastern – Jeff Cannon – Boater

Southeastern – Tony Couch – Boater

Southeastern – Mitch Crane – Boater

Southeastern – Robert Crosnoe – Boater

Southeastern – Darrell Davis – Boater

Southeastern – Patrick Fisher  – Boater

Southeastern – Robby Frashier – Boater

Southeastern – Billy Hall – Boater

Southeastern – Brian Hatfield – Boater

Southeastern – Dylan Hays – Boater

Southeastern – Brian Jamison – Boater

Southeastern – Gary Milicevic – Boater

Southeastern – Jessie Mizell – Boater

Southeastern – Jim Moynagh – Boater

Southeastern – Bryan New – Boater

Southeastern – Cody Nichols – Boater

Southeastern – Todd Olds – Boater

Southeastern – Lance Oligschlaeger – Boater

Southeastern – Luke Plunkett  – Boater

Southeastern – Brett Preuett – Boater

Southeastern – Joel Richardson – Boater

Southeastern – Joey Sabbagha – Boater

Southeastern – David Sheffield – Boater

Southeastern – Jay Shipe – Boater

Southeastern – Dustin Smith – Boater

Southeastern – Laramy Strickland – Boater

Southeastern – Rick Taylor – Boater

Southeastern – Nick Thliveros – Boater

Southeastern – Peter Thliveros – Boater

Southeastern – Bryan Thrift – Boater

Southeastern – Kyle Welcher – Boater

Southeastern – Derek Yasinski – Boater

Southwestern – Robin Babb – Co-angler

Southwestern – Derek Barnett – Co-angler

Southwestern – Kerry Barnett  – Co-angler

Southwestern – Billy Barrick – Co-angler

Southwestern – Jacob Brown – Co-angler

Southwestern – Calan Cameron – Co-angler

Southwestern – Jay Childs – Co-angler

Southwestern – Jason Clark – Co-angler

Southwestern – Donny Davis – Co-angler

Southwestern – Robert Derr – Co-angler

Southwestern – Anthony Ferdinando – Co-angler

Southwestern – Zack Freeman – Co-angler

Southwestern – Bill Fussell – Co-angler

Southwestern – Leroy Green – Co-angler

Southwestern – Buddy Hicks – Co-angler

Southwestern – Jeff Hoff – Co-angler

Southwestern – Keith Honeycutt – Co-angler

Southwestern – Happy Johnson – Co-angler

Southwestern – Shane Keese – Co-angler

Southwestern – Tammy Kiser – Co-angler

Southwestern – Johnny Matthews – Co-angler

Southwestern – Chad Mcclendon – Co-angler

Southwestern – Rick Parker – Co-angler

Southwestern – Travis Pattillo  – Co-angler

Southwestern – Randy Pewthers – Co-angler

Southwestern – Mike Power – Co-angler

Southwestern – Ronnie Ray Jr. – Co-angler

Southwestern – Mason Roach  – Co-angler

Southwestern – Gabe Talley – Co-angler

Southwestern – Dylan Thompson – Co-angler

Southwestern – Tony Thompson – Co-angler

Southwestern – Russell Truitt – Co-angler

Southwestern – David Underwood – Co-angler

Southwestern – Scotty Walton – Co-angler

Southwestern – Hank Williams – Co-angler

Southwestern – Randy Woodard  – Co-angler

Southwestern – TR Andreas – Boater

Southwestern – Joe Beebee – Boater

Southwestern – James Biggs – Boater

Southwestern – Cody Bird – Boater

Southwestern – William Blaine – Boater

Southwestern – Rob Burns – Boater

Southwestern – Todd Castledine – Boater

Southwestern – Randy Cisler – Boater

Southwestern – Sheldon Collings – Boater

Southwestern – Kyle Cortiana – Boater

Southwestern – Lance Crawford – Boater

Southwestern – Darold Gleason – Boater

Southwestern – Bradley Hallman – Boater

Southwestern – Allen Head – Boater

Southwestern – Paul (Ryan) Heavener – Boater

Southwestern – Roger Hughes – Boater

Southwestern – Kevin Ledoux – Boater

Southwestern – Terry Luedtke  – Boater

Southwestern – Tommy Martin – Boater

Southwestern – Lendell Martin Jr. – Boater

Southwestern – Victor Martinez – Boater

Southwestern – Cameron Mattison – Boater

Southwestern – Colby Miller – Boater

Southwestern – Cole Moore – Boater

Southwestern – Dicky Newberry – Boater

Southwestern – Jake Ormond – Boater

Southwestern – Matt Pangrac  – Boater

Southwestern – Dave Parsons  – Boater

Southwestern – Tyson Patrick – Boater

Southwestern – Jeff Reynolds – Boater

Southwestern – Andrew Upshaw – Boater

Southwestern – Mitchell Webb – Boater

Southwestern – David Wencil – Boater

Southwestern – Charles Whited – Boater

Southwestern – Chance Woodard – Boater

Southwestern – Eric Wright – Boater

Western – Bryan Davis – Co-angler

Western – Gabriel Diaz – Co-angler

Western – Casey Dunn – Co-angler

Western – Wade Goodwin – Co-angler

Western – Derek Gray – Co-angler

Western – Robin Oh  – Co-angler

Western – Jesse Parks – Co-angler

Western – Dante Ray – Co-angler

Western – Dustin Robinson – Co-angler

Western – Richard Rodriguez – Co-angler

Western – Aaron Seay – Co-angler

Western – Brennon Sharp – Co-angler

Western – Claudio Silva – Co-angler

Western – Shane Spinning – Co-angler

Western – Craig Stevenson – Co-angler

Western – David Swendseid – Co-angler

Western – Rachel Uribe – Co-angler

Western – Michael (Mike) Walsh – Co-angler

Western – Larry Warren – Co-angler

Western – Ralph Wells – Co-angler

Western – Aaron Sok-Jung Yun – Co-angler

Western – Travis Archer – Boater

Western – Ed Arledge – Boater

Western – Jake Boomer – Boater

Western – Nathan Bromley – Boater

Western – Michael Caruso – Boater

Western – Louis Fernandes – Boater

Western – Chad Hulbert – Boater

Western – Brandon Koon – Boater

Western – Brett Leber – Boater

Western – Carl Limbrick Jr. – Boater

Western – Andrew Loberg – Boater

Western – Jim Mclaughlin – Boater

Western – TJ Merrell – Boater

Western – Scott Mosey – Boater

Western – Robert Nakatomi – Boater

Western – Lane Olson – Boater

Western – John Pearl – Boater

Western – Rusty Salewske – Boater

Western – Bryant Smith – Boater

Western – Jon Strelic – Boater

Western – Eric Urstad – Boater

Western – David Valdivia – Boater

Big Bags on Tap at Pickwick

Big Bags on Tap at Pickwick

After a four-month hiatus, it’s almost time for the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Mississippi Division to get back after it. The season resumes on July 18 and July 19 with back-to-back tournaments on Pickwick Lake. While each tournament may fish a bit like a two-day event, each day of competition is a standalone tournament with a winner crowned after each day. READ MORE »

Michigan Division Kicks Off on St. Clair

Michigan Division Kicks Off on St. Clair

There’s nothing better than clear water and big smallmouths, and that’s exactly what the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Michigan Division plans to deliver this year. The division, which is presented by ARE, is set to open the season July 18 on Lake St. Clair in what should be a heavyweight showdown of smallmouths. READ MORE »

Piedmont Division Heads to Kerr

Piedmont Division Heads to Kerr

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Piedmont Division continues its season with back-to-back tournaments on Kerr Lake on July 18 and 19. READ MORE »

Hoosier Division Heads for Ohio River

Hoosier Division Heads for Ohio River

After kicking off the season on Lake Monroe with a double-header at the end of June, the Hoosier Division of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine turns east for stop No. 3 on the Ohio River at Tanners Creek. READ MORE »

Everything in Play on Mighty Miss

Everything in Play on Mighty Miss

The Mississippi River is the staple venue of the Great Lakes Division in Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine competition. Come July 18, the division will take its first crack at the Mighty Miss in what could shape up to be a diverse event. READ MORE »

Kentucky Lake Could be Won Deep or Shallow

Kentucky Lake Could be Won Deep or Shallow

As we saw a couple weeks ago at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Super Tournament on Lake Chickamauga, the Tennessee River is capable of churning out big bags of bass both deep and shallow. We’ll probably be reminded of the Chickamauga event on July 18, when the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine LBL Division competes on Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. Conditions should be similar, with both deep and shallow patterns in the mix.   READ MORE »

Northern Division Heads to Sandusky

Northern Division Heads to Sandusky

Swiftly rescheduled due to New York’s recently announced travel restrictions, the Toyota Series Northern Division is now kicking off on Lake Erie, launching out of Sandusky, Ohio, July 9-11. The event is the first of three in the division, with the others scheduled for August on Lake Champlain and on the Detroit River in September. READ MORE »

FLW Shifts Toyota Series Northern Event to Lake Erie

FLW Shifts Toyota Series Northern Event to Lake Erie

Due to New York’s recently announced travel restrictions, FLW will shift its July 9-11 Toyota Series Northern Division opener from the St. Lawrence River at Massena, N.Y., to Lake Erie at Sandusky, Ohio. READ MORE »

Okie Division Heads to Arkansas River

Okie Division Heads to Arkansas River

The Okie Division looks to end the month of June just how it started it – with back-to-back Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine events. READ MORE »

Checking Shallow and Deep with Hays

Checking Shallow and Deep with Hays

Dylan Hays has been fairly consistent throughout his four years as a pro on the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit, and he’s currently on pace to have his best season to date. He made the last two top-30 cuts and finished 31st at Rayburn to start the year, and because of his consistency, the Arkansas pro currently finds himself fifth in the Angler of the Year race. READ MORE »

Several Patterns in Play at Ouachita BFL

Several Patterns in Play at Ouachita BFL

FLW has a long history of hosting multiple-day summertime tournaments on Lake Ouachita, where pros have to grind it out for three days in what are usually tough conditions. On June 27, when the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Arkie Division takes to Ouachita, the Natural State’s best bass anglers will need to game plan a little differently. With only one day to fish and a three-bass limit, they’ll have to swing for the fences with big-bass patterns to have a shot at winning. READ MORE »

Hoosier Division Kicks off with Doubleheader

Hoosier Division Kicks off with Doubleheader

The Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Hoosier Division starts its season with back-to-back tournaments on Indiana’s Lake Monroe June 27 and 28, and it’s looking like big bags will be on tap. READ MORE »

Shenandoah Div. Restarts on the Potomac

Shenandoah Div. Restarts on the Potomac

Competition in the Shenandoah Division presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine will restart at the Potomac River on June 27. With the river’s bass fully into the postspawn now, the event should be a classic summertime Potomac derby. READ MORE »

HS Championship Will be a Frog-Fest

HS Championship Will be a Frog-Fest

If you wanted to design the perfect frog-fishing tournament, you might host it at Guntersville or the Cal Delta, but you could also copy the agenda for the Student Angler Federation High School Fishing National Championship on the Mississippi River out of La Crosse, Wis. READ MORE »

Previewing Chick: Can Other Lakes Play?

Previewing Chick: Can Other Lakes Play?

When the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit picks back up next week with the Super Tournament on Lake Chickamauga, the famous lake isn’t the only reservoir available to pros in the event. If they want, pros will be able to run and lock up into Watts Bar Lake or down into Nickajack Lake. READ MORE »

Lake Eufaula Midday Update – Day 2

Lake Eufaula Midday Update – Day 2

Fishing is good, but it’s not easy today at Lake Eufaula on the second day of the Toyota Series Southeastern Division event. Well, that’s only part of the story. READ MORE »

Illini Division Ready to Roll

Illini Division Ready to Roll

Competition in the Illini Division of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine will kick off at Lake Shelbyville on June 20. With some prespawn, spawn and postspawn fish to be found across the lake, local BFL standout Michael Black believes this should be a solid derby. READ MORE »

Big Bags Expected at Eufaula

Big Bags Expected at Eufaula

Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine competition in the Bulldog Division picks up again with a weekend doubleheader June 20 and 21. READ MORE »

College Fishing Returns June 14

College Fishing Returns June 14

As the tournament season begins to ramp back up across the FLW tournament platforms, Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI is also getting ready to get back in the swing of things come June 14 on Smith Mountain Lake. READ MORE »

Mixed Bags will Play at Neely Henry

Mixed Bags will Play at Neely Henry

Winding north to south on the Coosa River in Alabama, Neely Henry Lake is one of a number of Alabama impoundments famous for feisty spotted bass that love the current. Neely also has largemouths, and depending on where you’re at in the lake and river, there is plenty of grass and wood to fish. READ MORE »