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FLW Cups Honored as 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management

FLW Cups Honored as 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism by Sports Destination Management

MINNEAPOLIS – Sports Destination Management, a leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, announced Monday the 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. Among the winners was the 2017 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Forrest Wood Cup in Columbia, South Carolina, hosted... READ MORE »

Jennings Wins on Murray

Jennings Wins on Murray

Jeff Jennings of Rock Hill, South Carolina, caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division event on Lake Murray presented by Navionics. For his win, Jennings earned $7,115. READ MORE »

Rock Hill’s Jennings Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Event on Lake Murray Presented by Navionics

Rock Hill’s Jennings Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Event on Lake Murray Presented by Navionics

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Boater Jeff Jennings of Rock Hill, South Carolina, caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to... READ MORE »

Lake Murray Top 10 Patterns

Lake Murray Top 10 Patterns

Forrest Wood Cup champion Justin Atkins put together three excellent days targeting cane piles with a topwater, but that wasn’t the only way to have a good week on Murray. All in all, each of the top 10 pros put together an impressive tournament, and all were on pace to blow the doors off the winning weights from each of the prior Cups held on Murray. READ MORE »

Atkins Wins Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup

Atkins Wins Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – FLW Tour rookie Justin Atkins of Florence, Alabama, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 22 pounds, 1 ounce – the second-heaviest limit ever weighed in the 22-year history of the Forrest Wood Cup – to earn the win at the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray. Over three days, Atkins weighed in 15 fish totaling 59 pounds, 4 ounces to edge out... READ MORE »

Atkins Tops 'Em All

Atkins Tops 'Em All

FLW Tour rookie Justin Atkins won the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray in Columbia, S.C., with a three-day tournament total of 58 pounds, 5 ounces. Atkins, age 27, was runner-up in the FLW Tour Rookie of the Year race this season and topped a star-studded field of FLW’s best pros in his first Cup appearance. READ MORE »

South Carolina’s Cobb Grabs Lead at Professional Bass Fishing’s Forrest Wood Cup

South Carolina’s Cobb Grabs Lead at Professional Bass Fishing’s Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – FLW Tour pro Brandon Cobb of Greenwood, South Carolina, continued his momentum Saturday at the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray , the world championship of professional bass fishing, weighing in a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 4 ounces – his second straight day with a 19-plus pound limit. With a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 39 pounds even... READ MORE »

Alabama Rookie Atkins Grabs Lead after Day One of Professional Bass Fishing’s Forrest Wood Cup

Alabama Rookie Atkins Grabs Lead after Day One of Professional Bass Fishing’s Forrest Wood Cup

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The world’s best bass anglers convened on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina, Thursday to kick off the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing. The three-day event, which awards a $300,000 top prize to the victor, featured a full field of 53 anglers competing today and Saturday before being cut to the final 10 on... READ MORE »

Lake Murray Cup Coverage Day 1

Lake Murray Cup Coverage Day 1

Updates from the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray in Columbia, S.C. READ MORE »

At it with Atkins

At it with Atkins

FLW Tour Rookie of the Year runner-up Justin Atkins picks apart Lake Murray on day three of practice for the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup. READ MORE »

Starting Practice with McMillan

Starting Practice with McMillan

Hailing from Clewiston, Fla., Brandon “Big Mac” McMillan started his career as an Okeechobee stick. A threat to win at any time on the Big O, he partook in some of the most memorable Okeechobee duels of all time back around 2010, and came out on top with more than 100 pounds in the FLW Tour Open there in 2011. After finishing 27th in the Angler of the Year race in 2016, McMillan built on that for a 16th place finish in 2017 and has now made the Forrest Wood Cup in back-to-back years. READ MORE »

Bass and BBQ Festival Set for Forrest Wood Cup Expo

Bass and BBQ Festival Set for Forrest Wood Cup Expo

COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 26, 2017) – No summertime gathering of fishing enthusiasts is complete without barbeque, and there is no better barbeque on earth than in South Carolina. FLW partnered with the... READ MORE »

Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup Set to Return to Lake Murray

Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup Set to Return to Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will return to Lake Murray Country, Aug. 11-13, to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2017. Hosted by the Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board, the tournament will feature 53 of the world’s best bass-fishing professionals casting for the sport’s biggest award... READ MORE »

FWC Preview - Making the Case for Cox

FWC Preview - Making the Case for Cox

“I hope I can talk myself out of going to Murray on the way back from the Potomac tournament,” he says. “Sometimes I’ve made assumptions about a place based on the last time I saw it, and then it’s not like that at all when practice or the tournament rolls around.” READ MORE »

South Florence High School wins TBF High School Fishing South Carolina State Championship at Lake Murray

South Florence High School wins TBF High School Fishing South Carolina State Championship at Lake Murray

PROSPERITY, S.C. – The South Florence High School duo of Tommy Floyd of Coward, South Carolina, and James Gibbons of Timmonsville, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces, to win the 2017 TBF High School Fishing South Carolina State Championship tournament on Lake Murray in Prosperity, South Carolina. The win... READ MORE »

Chapin High School Wins on Lake Murray

Chapin High School Wins on Lake Murray

A field of 58 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Dreher Island State Park in Prosperity. In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

Chapin High School Wins FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open at Lake Murray

Chapin High School Wins FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open at Lake Murray

PROSPERITY, S.C. – The Chapin High School duo of Berkley Bouknight and Jacob Wright, both of Chapin, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 14 ounces, to win the 2017 FLW High School Fishing South Carolina Open tournament on Lake Murray in Columbia, South Carolina. The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School... READ MORE »

Marshall Runs Docks for Title

Marshall Runs Docks for Title

Chris Marshall of Forest City, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 9 ounces, Saturday to win the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division tournament of 2017 on Lake Murray. For his win, Marshall took home $6,237. READ MORE »

North Carolina’s Marshall Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Opener on Lake Murray

North Carolina’s Marshall Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Opener on Lake Murray

PROSPERITY, S.C. – Chris Marshall of Forest City, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 9 ounces, Saturday to win the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division tournament... READ MORE »

Columbia to host 2017 Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray

Columbia to host 2017 Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray

COLUMBIA, S.C. – FLW and Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board announced Saturday that Columbia, South Carolina, would once again be hosting the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, Aug. 11-13, 2017, on Lake Murray. The last time the Forrest Wood Cup was held in Columbia was 2014 and hometown hero... READ MORE »