October 16, 2005

Cecil wins Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail Championship on Lake Conroe

05tttcecil2.jpgCONROE, Texas - Pro Russell Cecil of Willis caught 10 bass weighing 29 pounds, 6 ounces to win the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail Championship presented by Lays on Lake Conroe Oct 15-16. Cecil earned $70,000 for the win, including a fully-rigged Ranger 519 VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries, plus $15,000 cash. Also included in that $70,000 total is a $20,000 bonus for meeting the Ranger Boats contingency guidelines.

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October 15, 2005

Smith leads Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail championship on Lake Conroe

05ttt1.jpgCONROE, Texas - Pro Barry Smith of Palo Pinto caught five bass weighing 18 pounds, 3 ounces to lead the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail Championship presented by Lays on Lake Conroe Saturday. One hundred of Texas' finest pros and co-anglers are competing for a share of $195,000 in cash and prizes. The winning pro will earn as much as $70,000, including a fully-rigged Ranger 519 VX powered by a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Yamaha outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries, plus $15,000 cash. If the winner meets the Ranger Boats contingency guidelines, he will receive an additional $20,000.

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October 12, 2005

FLW Outdoors announces new Wal-Mart FLW Series

flw.jpgNew circuit offers total purse of $4 million, expanded opportunities for professional bass anglers

BENTON, Ky. - In a move designed to meet the needs of professional bass anglers in a rapidly evolving marketplace, FLW Outdoors has announced a new companion circuit to the successful Wal-Mart FLW Tour. Named the Wal-Mart FLW Series and launching in March 2006, the new circuit features five $900,000 events that qualify anglers for a new, no-entry-fee $2 million championship that will debut in 2007.

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September 23, 2005

FLW Outdoors announces schedule for 2006 Stren Series

strenseries_logo.jpgDespite name change, $6.24 million tournament trail will remain unchanged in most every other respect

BENTON, Ky. - FLW Outdoors, the world's premier fishing-tournament organization, announced Thursday the schedule for its 2006 Stren Series (formerly known as the EverStart Series), which ranks as one of the most popular tournament trails in the nation. The circuit's five divisions, each with four qualifying events, will visit some of the best bass fisheries in the country, including several new lakes.

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September 22, 2005

Struif leads EverStart Series event on Detroit River

evan0541.jpgTRENTON, Mich. - Pro Eric Struif of Lake Villa, Ill., caught five bass weighing 22 pounds, 10 ounces to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Detroit River. The winning pro will take home a Ranger 519 VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $8,400 cash.

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September 21, 2005

FLW Outdoors, Pure Fishing sign historic sponsorship agreement

purefishinglogo.jpgFLW Outdoors, Pure Fishing sign historic sponsorship agreement

MINNEAPOLIS - FLW Outdoors announced today that Pure Fishing? - with its leading portfolio of fishing brands including Berkley?, Abu Garcia?, Stren?, Spiderwire?, Fenwick?, Sevenstrand?, Mitchell? and Johnson? - has signed the largest, most comprehensive endemic sponsorship agreement in FLW Outdoors history.

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September 18, 2005

Knapp wins EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

evane0544.jpgPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Pro Jason Knapp of Uniontown, Pa., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 38 pounds, 6 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain presented by Yamaha near Plattsburgh - the division°«s final event of the season. Knapp, who won the Co-angler Division title of the 2004 Wal-Mart FLW Tour Lake Champlain event, earned a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $9,600 cash.

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September 17, 2005

Allard leads day three of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

evane0543.jpgPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Pro Larry Allard of Ware, Mass., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 5 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $60,000 in cash and prizes.

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September 16, 2005

Kenney leads round one of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

evane054-2.jpgPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Pro J.T. Kenney of Frostburg, Md., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 37 pounds, 11 ounces to lead round one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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September 15, 2005

Chapman leads day one of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

evane05-41.jpgPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. - Pro Bill Chapman of Salt Rock, W.Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 27, 2005

Gliebe wins EverStart Series event on Lake Michigan

05evanorth3day4.jpgESCANABA, Mich. - Pro David Gliebe of Benton, Ky., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 42 pounds, 14 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northern Division event on Lake Michigan near Escanaba. Gliebe earned a fully rigged Ranger 519VX, powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries plus $8,200 cash for his win.

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August 26, 2005

Gliebe leads day three of EverStart Series event on Lake Michigan

05evanorth3day3.jpg°°ESCANABA, Mich. - Pro David Gliebe of Benton, Ky., caught a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 4 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on Lake Michigan near Escanaba. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 25, 2005

Adkins leads round one of EverStart Series event on Lake Michigan

evan0532.jpgESCANABA, Mich. - Pro Gary Adkins of Green Bay, Wis., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 36 pounds, 9 ounces to lead round one of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on Lake Michigan near Escanaba. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 24, 2005

Pappas leads day one of EverStart Series event on Lake Michigan

evan0531.jpgESCANABA, Mich. - Pro Joseph Pappas of Southgate caught a five-bass limit weighing 19 pounds, 3 ounces to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on Lake Michigan near Escanaba. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 20, 2005

Hall wins EverStart Series on the Potomac River

evane0534.jpgWOODBRIDGE, Va. - Pro Michael Hall of Annandale caught a two-day total of eight bass weighing 27 pounds, 7 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on the Potomac River near Woodbridge. Hall won a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries plus an additional $9,400 cash.

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August 19, 2005

Hall leads day three of EverStart Series event on the Potomac River

evane0533.jpgWOODBRIDGE, Va. - Pro Michael Hall of Annandale caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 12 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on the Potomac River near Woodbridge. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 18, 2005

Peek leads round one of EverStart Series event on the Potomac River

evane0532.jpgWOODBRIDGE, Va. - Pro Tim Peek of Sharpsburg, Ga., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds to lead round one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on the Potomac River near Woodbridge. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 17, 2005

Hall leads day one of EverStart Series event on Potomac River

evane0531.jpg°°WOODBRIDGE, Va. - Pro Michael Hall of Annandale caught a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 10 ounces to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on the Potomac River near Woodbridge. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 06, 2005

Roumbanis wins EverStart Series event on Mississippi River

evan052-4.jpgONALASKA, Wis. - Pro Fred Roumbanis of Auburn, Calif., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 27 pounds, 2 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Mississippi River near Onalaska. Roumbanis earned a new Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries plus $10,000 cash.

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August 05, 2005

Roumbanis leads day three of EverStart Series event on Mississippi River

evan052-3.jpgONALASKA, Wis. - Pro Fred Roumbanis of Auburn, Calif., caught five bass weighing 15 pounds, 14 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Mississippi River near Onalaska. Pros are competing for a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $10,000 cash. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 04, 2005

Feldermann leads opening round of EverStart Series event on Mississippi River

2005evand02day2.jpgONALASKA, Wis. - Pro Mike Feldermann of Galena, Ill., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 27 pounds, 13 ounces to lead round one of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Mississippi River near Onalaska. Pros are competing for a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $10,000 cash. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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August 03, 2005

Reitz leads day one of EverStart Series event on Mississippi River

evanorth0521-2.jpgONALASKA, Wis. - Pro Clayton Reitz of Morton, Ill., caught a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Mississippi River near Onalaska. Pros are competing for a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $10,000 cash. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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July 30, 2005

Coates wins EverStart Series event on Lake Erie

evanortheast05-2.jpg°°CLEVELAND - Pro Bryan Coates of Amherst caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 39 pounds, 2 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Erie near Cleveland. He won a fully rigged Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart batteries plus $9,200 cash. Coates earned an additional $10,000 as winner of the Ranger Cup award.

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July 22, 2005

Cox leads day three of EverStart Series event on Detroit River

kiriyama05eva-2.jpgTRENTON, Mich. - Pro Chris Cox of Appleton, Wis., caught a five-bass limit weighing 24 pounds, 15 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northern Division event on the Detroit River near Trenton. Pros are competing for a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $10,000 cash. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total award of $69,000 in cash and prizes.

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July 16, 2005

Cochran wins $500,000 at Forrest L. Wood Championship

05flwchanpday4-2.jpgHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Standing before an arena filled to capacity with cheering, hometown bass-fishing fans, George Cochran of Hot Springs brought in a winning catch of five bass weighing 10 pounds, 3 ounces to pocket $500,000 in the Forrest L. Wood Championship presented by Castrol on Lake Hamilton. The half-million dollar check is the largest first-place award in professional bass fishing.

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July 15, 2005

Twelve anglers advance to final round of $1.5 million Forrest L. Wood Championship

larryatcham05.jpgHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - J.T. Kenney, a 7UP pro from Frostburg, Md., caught a semifinal-round total of five bass weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces to displace No. 44 seed Michael Bennett of Roseville, Calif., and advance to the final round of the Wal-Mart FLW Tour Forrest L. Wood Championship presented by Castrol on Lake Hamilton. Friday°«s semifinal round determined which 12 pros would earn a berth to fish in Saturday°«s final round for the sport°«s most lucrative first-place award ? $500,000.

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July 14, 2005

Twenty-four anglers advance toward $500,000 payday at Forrest L. Wood Championship

flwcham052-2.jpgHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Tracy Adams of Wilkesboro, N.C., the No. 44 seed in the Wal-Mart FLW Tour Forrest L. Wood Championship presented by Castrol on Lake Hamilton, brought in the heaviest two-day catch during the first round of competition. Adams°« catch, anchored by Wednesday°«s 12-pound, 12-ounce limit, weighed a total of 23 pounds, 5 ounces. Friday°«s semifinal round will determine which 12 pros advance to fish Saturday for the sport°«s richest first-place award - $500,000.

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Posted by DODGE at 02:07 PM

Wal-Mart FLW Outdoors, Ranger Boats announce record $2.5 million bass tournament

MINNEAPOLIS - Wal-Mart FLW Outdoors and Ranger Boats have combined efforts to conduct the richest bass tournament in the history of the sport. A record $1 million in cash will be awarded to the first-place pro in the Ranger Owners Championship (ROC). There will also be a record $250,000 in cash paid to the first-place co-angler in the ROC.

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July 13, 2005

$500,000 battle begins at Forrest L. Wood Championship

flwchamp051-2.jpgHOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Matt Herren of Trussville, Ala., the No. 4 seed in the Wal-Mart FLW Tour Forrest L. Wood Championship presented by Castrol on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, brought in the heaviest catch on day one in the quest to win the largest award in professional bass fishing ? $500,000. Herren°«s catch, a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 15 ounces, was anchored by two solid bass ? a 4-pounder and a 5-pounder he caught from deep-water brush piles.

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July 12, 2005

Wal-Mart FLW Outdoors sets date, location of 2006 Forrest L. Wood Championship

flwlogo.gifBENTON, Ky. - Wal-Mart FLW Outdoors announced Tuesday that the Wal-Mart FLW Tour is once again Birmingham bound, with the 2006 Forrest L. Wood Championship to be held on Logan Martin Lake in Birmingham, Ala., from Aug. 2-5.

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