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2018 Costa FLW Series Schedule

2018 Costa FLW Series Schedule
2018 Costa FLW Series Schedule

FLW recently announced the 2018 Costa FLW Series schedule, which will consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Costa FLW Series Championship to be held on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala.

The top 40 pros and co-anglers in the final point standings in each division after three qualifying tournaments will advance to the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship, provided they fished all three qualifiers in a division.

The highest-finishing pro from each of the five Costa FLW Series divisions based on final results at the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship qualifies for the Forrest Wood Cup, along with the highest-finishing pro from the championship’s International Division. A total of six Costa FLW Series pros will advance to the 2019 Forrest Wood Cup.

Complete rules and entry dates will be announced soon.

2018 Costa FLW Series Season Schedule


Central Division

April 19-21 - Table Rock Lake - Branson, Mo.

Hosted by ExploreBranson.com

 

June 7-9 - Lake Barkley - Cadiz, Ky.

Hosted by Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism

        

Oct. 11-13 - Lake of the Ozarks - Osage Beach, Mo.

Hosted by Tri-County Lodging Association


Northern Division

June 21-23 - Lake Champlain - Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Hosted by City of Plattsburgh

 

July 26-28 - Lake Erie - Buffalo, N.Y.

Hosted by Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission

 

Sept. 6-8 - 1000 Islands - Clayton, N.Y.

Hosted by Clayton Chamber of Commerce


Southeastern Division

Jan. 4-6 - Lake Okeechobee - Okeechobee, Fla.

Hosted by Okeechobee County Tourism Development Council

 

March 1-3 - Lake Seminole - Bainbridge, Ga.

Hosted by Bainbridge Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

April 5-7 - Santee Cooper - Summerton, S.C.

Hosted by Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce


Southwestern Division

Feb. 15-17 - Sam Rayburn - Jasper, Texas

Hosted by Jasper-Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce

 

March 22-24 - Grand Lake - Grove, Okla.

Hosted by City of Grove

 

Oct. 4-6 - Fort Gibson Lake - Wagoner, Okla.

Hosted by Wagoner Area Chamber of Commerce


Western Division

Feb. 8-10 - Lake Havasu - Lake Havasu City, Ariz.

Hosted by Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau  

        

May 10-12 - Clear Lake - Lakeport, Calif.

Hosted by Konocti Vista Casino Resort and Marina

 

Sept. 27-29 - California Delta - Bethel Island, Calif.

Hosted by Russo's Marina


Costa FLW Series Championship

Nov. 1-3 - Lake Guntersville - Guntersville, Ala.

Hosted by Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau

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