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2016 Walmart FLW Tour Pro Roster

2016 Walmart FLW Tour Pro Roster
Tour Roster

FLW announced today the complete professional angler roster of 171 for the upcoming 2016 Walmart FLW Tour season. The 2016 FLW Tour will feature six regular-season tournaments, along with two fall Invitational tournaments. Competition kicks off Feb. 4-7 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Fla.

“We couldn’t be more excited to kick off our FLW Tour season in just six short weeks at Lake Okeechobee,” says Kathy Fennel, FLW president of operations. “We have a fantastic mix of anglers, and the race for the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup is going to be more exciting than ever.”

In addition to the $125,000 paycheck that is awarded to each FLW Tour regular-season winner, FLW will pay out at least $10,000 down to 50th place. For every additional angler beyond 160 in the field, FLW pays an additional $4,000 prize to the next-highest-finishing boater below 50th place. For example, the season opener on Lake Okeechobee is scheduled to fish 171 boats, and FLW will pay out 61 places.

Roster Facts and Figures

The 2016 FLW Tour roster is headlined by 10 Anglers of the Year:

Scott Martin (2015)

Andy Morgan, (2013, 2014)

David Dudley (2008, 2011, 2012)

Bryan Thrift (2010)

Clark Wendlandt (1997, 2000, 2009)

Jay Yelas (2002, 2007)

Shinichi Fukae (2004)

Dan Morehead (2003)

Peter Thliveros (1996)

Anthony Gagliardi (2006)

 

The roster includes Eight Forrest Wood Cup champions:

Brad Knight (2015)

David Fritts (1997)

Darrel Robertson (1999)

David Dudley (2003)

Scott Suggs (2007)

Scott Martin (2011)

Jacob Wheeler (2012)

Anthony Gagliardi (2014)


Complete Tour Roster 

  1. Jason Abram, Piney Flats, Tenn.
  2. Tracy Adams, Wilkesboro, N.C.
  3. Keith Amerson, Selmer, Tenn.
  4. Matt Arey, Shelby, N.C.
  5. Scott Ashmore, Broken Arrow, Okla.
  6. Todd Auten, Lake Wylie, S.C.
  7. Clayton Batts, Macon, Ga.
  8. Chris Baumgardner, Gastonia, N.C.
  9. Zack Birge, Blanchard, Okla,
  10. Daryl Biron, South Windsor, Conn.
  11. Randy Blaukat, Joplin, Mo.
  12. Stetson Blaylock, Benton, Ark.
  13. Greg Bohannan, Bentonville, Ark.
  14. Terry Bolton, Paducah, Ky.
  15. Mike Boyles, Kimberling City, Mo.
  16. Christopher Brasher, Longview, Texas
  17. Jimmy Brewer, Marshall, Texas
  18. Chase Brooks, Iraan, Texas
  19. Troy Broussard, Beaumont, Texas
  20. Glenn Browne, Ocala, Fla.
  21. Scott Canterbury, Springville, Ala.
  22. Ryan Chandler, Hebron, Ind.
  23. Glenn Chappelear, Acworth, Ga.
  24. Brandon Cobb, Greenwood, S.C.
  25. Ramie Colson Jr., Cadiz, Ky.
  26. Dalton Cooksey, New Concord, Ky.
  27. Rick Cotton, Guntersville, Ala.
  28. John Cox, Debary, Fla.
  29. Shirley Crain, Fort Smith, Ark.
  30. Mark Daniels Jr., Tuskegee, Ala.
  31. Alex Davis, Albertville, Ala.
  32. Darrell Davis, Dover, Fla.
  33. Tony Davis, Williston, Fla.
  34. Bill Day, Frankfort, Ky.
  35. John Devere, Berea, Ky.
  36. Tommy Dickerson, Orange, Texas
  37. Jim Dillard, West Monroe, La.
  38. Robbie Dodson, Harrison, Ark.
  39. Kurt Dove, Del Rio, Texas
  40. David Dudley, Lynchburg, Va.
  41. Tony Dumitras, Winston, Ga.
  42. Luke Dunkin, Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
  43. Richie Eaves, Nauvoo, Ill.
  44. Gene Eisenmann, Frisco, Texas
  45. Charlie Evans, Berea, Ky.
  46. Marc Evans, Angola, Ind.
  47. Austin Felix, Eden Prairie, Minn.
  48. Travis Fox, Rogers, Ark.
  49. Tim Frederick, Leesburg, Fla.
  50. David Fritts, Lexington, N.C.
  51. Shinichi Fukae, Palestine, Texas
  52. Anthony Gagliardi, Prosperity, S.C.
  53. Nick Gainey, Charleston, S.C.
  54. Troy Gibson, Mountain Home, Ark.
  55. Shawn Gordon, Russellville, Ark.
  56. Matt Greenblatt, Port St Lucie, Fla.
  57. Buddy Gross, Ringgold, Ga.
  58. Jeff Gustafson, Keewatin, Ont.
  59. Michael Hall, Annandale, Va.
  60. Bradley Hallman, Norman, Okla.
  61. Randy Haynes, Counce, Tenn.
  62. Sven Hilland, Sanford, Fla.
  63. Joe Holland, Jefferson, Me.
  64. Todd Hollowell, Fishers, Ind.
  65. Jamie Horton, Centerville, Ala.
  66. Jimmy Houston, Cookson, Okla.
  67. Rex Huff, Corbin, Ky.
  68. Brandon Hunter, Benton, Ky.
  69. Charlie Ingram, Centerville, Tenn.
  70. Eric Jackson, Walling, Tenn.
  71. Jason Johnson, Gainesville, Ga.
  72. Kevin Johnson, Surprise, Ariz.
  73. Chris Johnston, Peterborough, Ont.
  74. Cory Johnston, Cavan, Ont.
  75. Jim Jones, Big Bend, Wis.
  76. George Kapiton, Inverness, Fla.
  77. Cody Kelley, Conway, Ark.
  78. Powell Kemp, Scotland Neck, N.C.
  79. Jay Kendrick, Grant, Ala.
  80. Jt Kenney, Palm Bay, Fla.
  81. Mike Kernan, Wylie, Texas
  82. Rob Kilby, Hot Springs, Ark.
  83. Brad Knight, Lancing, Tenn.
  84. Jason Lambert, Pickwick Dam, Tenn.
  85. Brian Latimer, Belton, S.C.
  86. Jerry Lawler, Athens, Ala.
  87. Shane Lehew, Mooresville, N.C.
  88. Craig Livesay, Johnson City, Tenn.
  89. Richard Lowitzki, Hampshire, Ill.
  90. Kyle Mabrey, Mccalla, Ala.
  91. Tim Malone, Gatlinburg, Tenn.
  92. Scott Martin, Clewiston, Fla.
  93. Lendell Martin Jr., Nacogdoches, Texas
  94. Chris Mccall, Brookeland, Texas
  95. Bill Mcdonald, Greenwood, Ind.
  96. Tim Mcdonald, Prestonsburg, Ky.
  97. Brandon Mcmillan, Clewiston, Fla.
  98. Shane Melton, Kokomo, Ind.
  99. Jason Meninger, Gainesville, Ga.
  100. Cody Meyer, Auburn, Calif.
  101. Kerry Milner, Bono, Ark.
  102. Kurt Mitchell, Milford, Del.
  103. Tom Monsoor, La Crosse, Wis.
  104. Drew Montgomery, Maiden, N.C.
  105. Kyle Monti, Okeechobee, Fla.
  106. Harry Moore, Valley, Ala.
  107. Dan Morehead, Paducah, Ky.
  108. Andy Morgan, Dayton, Tenn.
  109. Bob Morin, Seymour, Tenn.
  110. Troy Morrow, Eastanollee, Ga.
  111. Jim Moynagh, Carver, Minn.
  112. Shawn Murphy, Nicholasville, Ky.
  113. Michael Neal, Dayton, Tenn.
  114. Chris Neau, New Orleans, La.
  115. Jonathan Newton, Rogersville, Ala.
  116. Blake Nick, Adger, Ala.
  117. Larry Nixon, Bee Branch, Ark.
  118. Jordan Osborne, Longview, Texas
  119. Stephen Patek, Dallas, Texas
  120. Robert Pearson, Herndon, Va.
  121. Pete Ponds, Madison, Miss.
  122. Nick Prvonozac, Warren, Ohio
  123. Jayme Rampey, Liberty, S.C.
  124. Tom Redington, Royse City, Texas
  125. Clark Reehm, Huntington, Texas
  126. Jimmy Reese, Witter Springs, Calif.
  127. Jason Reyes, Huffman, Texas
  128. Curtis Richardson, Belleville, Ont.
  129. Darrel Robertson, Jay, Okla.
  130. Mark Rose, West Memphis, Ark.
  131. Zell Rowland, Montgomery, Texas
  132. Bryan Schmitt, Deale, Md.
  133. Larry Schroeder, Clayton, Ohio
  134. Colby Schrumpf, Highland, Ill.
  135. Terry Segraves, Kissimmee, Fla.
  136. Braxton Setzer, Auburn, Ala.
  137. William (Billy) Shelton III, La Crosse, Va.
  138. Capt Blake Smith, Lakeland, Fla.
  139. David Smith, Del City, Okla.
  140. Gerald Spohrer, Gonzales, La.
  141. Jeff Sprague, Point, Texas
  142. Matthew Stefan, Junction City, Wis.
  143. Wesley Strader, Spring City, Tenn.
  144. James Stricklin Jr, Fort Smith, Ark.
  145. Scott Suggs, Alexander, Ark.
  146. Mike Surman, Boca Raton, Fla.
  147. Bill Terrell, Memphis, Tenn.
  148. Austin Terry, San Angelo, Texas
  149. Peter Thliveros, Saint Augustine, Fla.
  150. Rodney Thomason, Maumelle, Ark.
  151. Timmy Thompkins, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
  152. Bryan Thrift, Shelby, N.C.
  153. Rusty Trancygier, Hahira, Ga.
  154. Jim Tutt, Longview, Texas
  155. Andrew Upshaw, Sapulpa, Okla.
  156. John Voyles, Petersburg, Ind.
  157. James Watson, Nixa, Mo.
  158. Joshua Weaver, Macon, Ga.
  159. Clark Wendlandt, Leander, Texas
  160. Charlie Weyer, West Hills, Calif.
  161. Jacob Wheeler, Indianapolis, Ind.
  162. Chris Whitson, Louisville, Tenn.
  163. Scott Wiley, Bay Minette, Ala.
  164. Michael Williamson, Fort Smith, Ark.
  165. Barry Wilson, Birmingham, Ala.
  166. Matt Wittekiend, Angleton, Texas
  167. Kenneth (Boo) Woods, London, Ky.
  168. Michael Wooley, Collierville, Tenn.
  169. Gary Yamamoto, Palestine, Texas
  170. Jay Yelas, Corvallis, Ore.
  171. Andrew Young, Mound, Minn.

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