• Press Release

    James River event dates changed to Aug. 21-23

    Rayovac FLW Series
    Northern Division event changes time, location stays the same

    The Rayovac FLW Series at the James River presented by Mercury, originally slated for May 1-3, then moved to September, has again been rescheduled to Aug. 21-23. All details and locations will remain the same as the originally scheduled tournament.

    When: Thursday – Saturday, Aug. 21-23

    Where: Takeoff – 6:30 a.m. and weigh-ins 2:30 p.m., Osborne Landing, Richmond, Va.

    The event will now wrap up the three-event Rayovac FLW Series Northern division season. Pros will fish for a top award of $40,000 plus a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard if Ranger Cup guidelines are met. Co-anglers are casting for a top award consisting of a Ranger Z117 with 90-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $5,000 if Ranger Cup guidelines are met.

    The Rayovac FLW Series consists of five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeast, Texas and Western. Each division consists of three tournaments and competitors will be vying for valuable points in each division that could earn them the opportunity to fish in the Rayovac FLW Series Championship. The 2014 Rayovac FLW Series Championship is being held Oct. 30-Nov. 1 on Wheeler Lake in Rogersville, Ala.

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