UPCOMING EVENT: Costa FLW Series - 2019 - Potomac River

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Hawk circles back for storybook ending

Hawk circles back for storybook ending

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – When Kevin Hawk qualified for the Cup back in October 2009, he knew at that moment he wanted to become a full-time professional bass fisherman. With the economy lagging and sponsorships scarce, he picked up his bags and moved from Ramona, Calif., to Buford, Ga. His goal was to win the 2010 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier and use the money to launch his career. Nine months later he accomplished that mission in front of a capacity Gwinnett Arena crowd. READ MORE »

Hawk claims championship title at 2010 Forrest Wood Cup

Hawk claims championship title at 2010 Forrest Wood Cup

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Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 4

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 4

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FLW Outdoors announces long-term title sponsorship agreement with Walmart

FLW Outdoors announces long-term title sponsorship agreement with Walmart

ATLANTA – FLW Outdoors announced that it has agreed to a long-term sponsorship with Walmart to become the title sponsor of FLW Outdoors, beginning in 2011. Per FLW Outdoors’ policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. READ MORE »

Swing-shotting almost worked

Swing-shotting almost worked

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T. Boone Pickens becomes partner in FLW Outdoors

T. Boone Pickens becomes partner in FLW Outdoors

MINNEAPOLIS – FLW Outdoors announced T. Boone Pickens has become an equity holder and partner in the FLW Outdoors. READ MORE »

Forrest Wood Cup: Day 4

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Forrest Wood Cup Trends: Day 4

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Morning dawn

Morning dawn

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – After three days of Forrest Wood Cup competition, it’s clear that the drop shot and Roboworm has become the go-to presentation for catching Lake Lanier’s nomadic spotted bass. But one particular color has stood out from the rest. For once, that color isn’t green pumpkin. In fact, it isn’t even a natural color; it’s more of a pinkish-purple. READ MORE »

Ehrler seeking second Cup

Ehrler seeking second Cup

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – National Guard pro Brent Ehrler has already had a historic 2010 tournament season. In January, he won the first FLW Series Western Division event on Lake Shasta. Weeks later, he won the FLW Tour opener on Table Rock Lake. In May, he won the FLW Tour qualifier on Lake Ouachita. And with one more successful day on Lake Lanier, he’ll claim his second Forrest Wood Cup title. READ MORE »

Rodgers reels in Forrest Wood Cup victory

Rodgers reels in Forrest Wood Cup victory

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Dearal Rodgers had been waiting six years for his first tournament win, and achieving that special moment at the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier must have made the taste of victory infinitely sweeter. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 3

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 3

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West Coast anglers take charge of Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier

West Coast anglers take charge of Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier

DULUTH, Ga. – National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 4 ounces to lead day three of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier, putting himself in position to become the first angler to win the coveted title for a second time. READ MORE »

Forrest Wood Cup: Day 3

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Forrest Wood Cup Trends: Day 3

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Still the man

Still the man

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — The Bass Federation’s National Guard Junior Bass Championship staged simultaneously with the Forrest Wood Cup here on Lake Lanier ended with much fanfare and the crowning of champions in the 11-14 age group and 15-18 age groups. Shane Edgar, who isn’t much taller than the trophy presented to him by Federation President Robert Cartlidge, claimed the title in the younger division over five other sectional representatives while Greg Zellers was the winner in the older group. Edgar, of Glendale, Arizona, earned the right to compete for the national championship by winning the Western Division title. Zellers was the Northern Division titlist. READ MORE »

Rush for the brush

Rush for the brush

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – There’s a fine line between the hometown advantage and the hometown curse, with experience generally deciding the difference. That’s the premise local pro Tom Mann Jr. is counting on for day three of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier. READ MORE »

Meyer moves ahead, Nixon lurking

Meyer moves ahead, Nixon lurking

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – A quick look through the FLW Outdoors history book reveals an interesting pattern. Every other year, a young Western pro claims the Forrest Wood Cup – the richest championship in bass fishing. And at the halfway point in the 2010 Cup, pro Cody Meyer is doing his best to continue that trend. READ MORE »

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 2

Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 2

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Meyer takes control at Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier

Meyer takes control at Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier

DULUTH, Ga. – Pro Cody Meyer of Grass Valley, Calif., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 3 ounces to lead day two of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier. Meyer now holds a 1-pound, 4-ounce lead over Chevy pro Larry Nixon of Bee Branch, Ark., who weighed five bass weighing 13-8 for a two-day total of 10 bass for 26-2 in a tournament featuring 78 of the world’s best professional bass anglers. READ MORE »