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2011-04-20 13:12:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Christopher Pirch of Fredericksburg, Va., correctly picked his brother, Walmart FLW Tour pro Clifford Pirch of Payson, Ariz., to win last week's Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Chickamauga presented by National Guard. For his picks, Pirch won $15,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour. Not much of an angler himself, Pirch preferred his sleep over early mornings on the lake with his...

2011-04-14 18:19:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheez-It pro Shinichi Fukae of Palestine, Texas, crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 23 pounds, 11 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Chickamauga presented by National Guard. Fukae holds a 6-ounce lead over Clifford Pirch of Payson, Ariz., who caught five bass weighing 23-5 in a tournament featuring 154 anglers from all across the country and Canada. "Two days of practice I was looking for...

2011-03-30 18:29:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mickey Southall of Brodnax, Va., correctly picked Diet Mountain Dew pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla. to win last week's Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Hartwell presented by Chevy. For his effort, he won $15,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour. Fifty-one year old Southall has been fishing since he was six years old, learning by fishing ponds behind his house. After losing his...

2011-03-24 18:51:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet Mountain Dew pro Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 22 pounds, 4 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Hartwell presented by Chevy. Christie holds a 5-ounce lead over Mike Reynolds of Modesto, Calif., who caught five bass weighing 21-15 in a tournament featuring 155 anglers from all across the country and Canada. "I started on a little stretch that I was...

2011-03-09 10:23:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven Luce of Dracut, Mass., couldn't believe it when he was told that he won $15,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour. Luce correctly picked his favorite, Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., to win the Walmart FLW Tour event on Beaver Lake. "Are you serious? I won $15,000, no strings attached, just for picking Bryan Thrift to win?" asked a shocked Luce. "Wait until I...

2011-03-06 19:22:00

ROGERS, Ark., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 15 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Straight Talk on Beaver Lake with a four-day catch of 18 bass weighing 54-8. Link to photo of winner Bryan Thrift "I don't want to slow down," said Thrift, who is the reigning Walmart FLW Tour Angler of the Year and has posted seven top-10 finishes and two wins in the last eight events...

2011-03-03 19:41:00

ROGERS, Ark., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg's Frosted Flakes pro Dave Lefebre of Union City, Pa., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 4 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour on Beaver Lake presented by Straight Talk. Lefebre holds a slim 7-ounce lead over National Guard pro Justin Lucas of Guntersville, Ala., who caught five bass weighing 15-13 in a tournament featuring 316 anglers from all across the country, Canada and Mexico. Link to...

2011-03-01 12:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's most time-honored military branch, the National Guard, has extended its partnership with FLW Outdoors, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization. This union is more than a sponsorship: it is an avenue to spread awareness of the national commitment of our servicemen and women to outdoor enthusiasts throughout the world, giving back to our soldiers and veterans through an opportunity to engage in fishing events, and encourage...

2011-02-17 12:18:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every angler knows the value of a boat. Poseidon Boat Alarm has joined FLW Outdoors as a sponsor in recognition of the importance of boat security. As the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, FLW Outdoors has a significant interest in protecting its fleet of Ranger boats. Having Poseidon Boat Alarm as an official partner will be a major component in protecting those assets. Kathy Fennel, president, FLW Outdoors Operations Division,...

2011-02-09 13:41:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Zedonis of St. Charles, Ill., knows a thing or two about professional fishing. The mother of five children, including an avid competitive angler, also knows a bit about Fantasy Fishing. In fact, the self-proclaimed "Fishin' Momma" won $15,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing presented by Straight Talk held in conjunction with the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Evinrude tournament on Lake Okeechobee Feb. 3-6. Zedonis correctly picked Brandon...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.