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2014-01-16 12:28:36

PONCA CITY, Okla., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the national introduction of High School Fishing by The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW under the Student Angler Federation (SAF) umbrella in 2011, participation has more than doubled each year and three states (Kentucky, New Hampshire and Missouri) have joined Illinois in sanctioning bass fishing as an official high school sport. To accommodate rapidly growing demand, SAF will expand its slate of national High School Fishing events...

2011-07-28 12:26:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Sheffield of Bonneau, S.C., was stunned to hear that he won $15,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour. Sheffield correctly picked National Guard pro Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., to win the Walmart FLW Tour event on Pickwick Lake. "Tell the truth? Seriously?" asked a shocked Sheffield. "Wait until I tell my league buddy! Two years ago a buddy of mine set-up a Fantasy Fishing...

2011-06-23 12:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan Schario of North Canton, Ohio, correctly picked Goodwill pro Chad Grigsby of Maple Grove, Minn., to win last week's Walmart FLW Tour on Kentucky Lake presented by Kellogg's. For his picks, Schario won $15,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the FLW Tour fishing tournament. "Are you serious?" asked Schario. "I can't believe it. This is my first year playing Fantasy Fishing. I started playing...

2011-06-09 09:35:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Darren Mueller of Markham, Ontario, correctly picked Walmart FLW Tour and Chevy pro Luke Clausen of Otis Orchards, Wash., to win last week's Walmart FLW Tour on the Potomac River presented by National Guard. For his picks, Mueller won $15,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the FLW Tour fishing tournament. "I'm at a loss for words," Mueller said. "I started playing this year and got Players...

2011-06-07 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With shark populations around the world continuing to spiral downward, the result of devastating commercial fishing techniques and an exotic taste for 'shark-fin soup', marine scientists such as Dr. Guy Harvey, are working around the clock to give these magnificent animals a fighting chance for survival. In his latest mission, Dr. Harvey--better known throughout the world as a celebrated and award-winning marine wildlife artist--has...

2011-04-20 16:05:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Luck-E-Strike U.S.A. announced that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with FLW Outdoors, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization. Missouri-based Luck-E-Strike has 40 years of manufacturing experience in the fishing-tackle industry and features a wide selection of baits used by tournament and recreational anglers. "We are proud to have formed a partnership with Luck-E-Strike. It is powerful brands like these that are key to the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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