FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE
Rich Dalbey, FLW professional angler, will host a food drive for the East Texas Food Bank.
MONTEVALLO, Ala. - Clent Davis has joined the Phenix Rod pro team for the 2014 season. Davis is off to a great start in 2014 with back to back top-five finishes in FLW events. Davis finished in third place at the FLW Tour Lake Hartwell event and followed that with a fourth place finish at the FLW Rayovac Santee Cooper event where he boated an incredible 31-pounds, 1 ounce to lead after the first day of the event.
KETCHUM, Idaho - DECKED, manufacturers of full-sized pickup truck bed storage systems, today announced a strategic partnership with Scott Martin, a professional angler, bass fishing guide, and host of the nationally televised show, "The Scott Martin Challenge." As part of the partnership, Martin has installed a DECKED system in the bed of his 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck which he uses to tow his Ranger Boat on the Walmart FLW Tour. Martin was the winner of the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup, and continues to be one of the most consistent anglers on the Tour.
MIDWAY, Ark. -Fred Roumbanis has joined Legend Boats for the 2014 tournament season. Roumbanis will be running the new Legend V-20, which touts the widest and longest front deck in the industry.
Agoura Hills, Calif - Reigning FLW Tour Angler of the Year Andy Morgan has aligned with iRod Fishing for the 2014 season. Morgan will be using iRod fishing rods for the 2014 season and will be designing several signature series rods. Morgan's signature series rods include a light flippin'/junk fishing rod that is in the production stage now, and a heavy flippin' stick which is already on the market.
FLIPPIN, Ark. (March 6, 2014) - Collegiate bass anglers can cash in on tournament success and save money on custom team apparel thanks to the continued support of Ranger Cup University, which is open to anglers who compete in select FLW College or ACA events in 2014.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, was named 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Lew's, a fishing brand famous for its reels and that once also had the top selling bass rod in the country, is turning its attention to rod development again. With the new focus comes the addition of veteran rod builder Bob Brown to the Lew's product team and more bass professionals converting to Lew's Speed Sticks as their rods of choice.
New design brings Ranger quality and aluminum accessibility to multi-species anglers nationwide
FLIPPIN, Ark. – Ranger’s acclaimed roster of aluminum bass, crappie and multipurpose boats continue to be one of the industry’s best-selling product lines as the brand’s strong heritage, quality construction and innovative design resonates with boat buyers. This year, Ranger Boats is poised to introduce another category to the most sought-after aluminum boats on the water, the all-new Ranger Aluminum Deep V Series.
Phoenix, Ariz. - John Murray, professional angler from Phoenix, Ariz., is proud to unveil his new website and sponsors for 2014.
FLW Tour angler Stetson Blaylock has teamed up with DECKED, manufacturer of premium truck bed storage systems, for the 2014 season. DECKED is an innovative full-sized truck bed storage system that incorporates two waterproof bed-length drawers which roll out to provide easy access to tools, equipment or gear. The deck of the storage system is built from 100% recycled HDPE and steel sub frame providing a 2,000 lbs. load capacity. The drawers can hold up to 200 lbs. each and are lockable to provide secure storage. The DECKED system can be mounted in nearly every full size pickup truck made since the late 1990s, is easy to install, and mounts to the truck bed’s existing tie downs with no drilling required.
COATESVILLE, Pa. – American Fishing Wire & HI-SEAS has signed FLW Tour and BASS Elite pro Casey Ashley to its AFW/HI-SEAS pro staff. Ashley, a 30-year-old pro from Donalds, S.C., is a young talented angler that brings determination, motivation and loyalty to the AFW/HI-SEAS pro staff team.
PLANO, Ill. - Read any article, watch every television show, listen in to talk radio or chat to a fishing expert in person and you'll soon realize the single most common word used in reference to live bait is "lively".
Bass-fishing fans and aspiring tournament anglers can purchase tickets to view live-streaming tutorials ranging from advanced flipping techniques to how to get sponsors
Warehouse Supplies Online is honored to be represented by Drew Montgomery for the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour. Warehouse Supplies Online is a woman- and veteran-owned small business which specializes in new and used warehouse equipment.
Lanny Ray Deal, currently Director of Sales for Mann's Bait Company, will be retiring from the company effective March 1 of this year. He will continue to assist the company in a consulting capacity covering several areas throughout the balance of 2014.
RACINE, Wis. – Just in time for the new fishing season, Minn Kota has brought back its “Lock Down a Talon” Facebook promotion. Four lucky winners will receive the new 12-foot Talon model, the deepest shallow water anchor on the market.
RICHMOND, Ky. – Front Deck Entertainment recently announced that rookie Walmart FLW Tour pro Andrew Luxon has added Gambler Lures to his sponsor list for the 2014 season.
BIXBY, Okla. – FLW Tour and BASS angler Fred Roumbanis recently announced the signing of two new sponsors for the 2014 season – Gene Larew Lures and CMMG. Larew is a well-known soft plastics company and CMMG is the manufacturer and retailer of high-end guns and gun accessories. Roumbanis will be promoting CMMG as well as gun safety while on tour and at tackle and boating shows around the country.
BENTON, Ark. - On the heels of his 2013 FLW Tour AOY runner-up season, Stetson Blaylock and Livingston Lures have strengthened their relationship for 2014. Blaylock’s boat and truck wrap will feature Livingston Lures and 13 Fishing.
CLEWISTON, Fla. – The Scott Martin Challenge is excited to announce that Scott has teamed up with FLW to promote High School Fishing and FLW College Fishing. This is an important target audience that will keep the sport of fishing and tournaments alive and well, and FLW is leading the charge.
CYPRESS, Calif. – The Daiwa corporation has added Walmart FLW Tour Brent Ehrler to their pro team for the 2014-2016 seasons. The multi-year deal will have Ehrler using Daiwa rods and reels for the next three years.
HUGHSON, Calif. - It's no secret that on the pro tours, Ish Monroe is like James Brown was to show business; the hardest working man on tour. Monroe's constant efforts at promotion, along with striving to be a dominating competitor on the water have earned him favor with the industry.
Okeechobee, Fla. - Andy Morgan, the 2013 FLW Tour Angler of the Year, began his title defense last week at the Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Fla., with his new Livingston Lures boat wrap and jersey design.