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2009-07-16 10:53:00

HOT SPRINGS, Ark., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW Outdoors and the Hot Springs Convention and Visitor's Bureau announced today that the Walmart BFL All-American presented by Chevy will return to Hot Springs and visit DeGray Lake. The prestigious championship, which annually shines an international media spotlight on the nation's best weekend anglers, will be held May 27-29, 2010, making its fifth return to Hot Springs since 2000. Lake Ouachita will host a Walmart FLW Tour event the same...

2009-07-12 19:13:00

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Guard pro Scott Martin of Clewiston, Fla., caught a final-round total of 10 bass weighing 36 pounds, 4 ounces to win $125,000 in the Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Folgers on Lake Champlain. Martin topped his closest rival, Team Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, S.C., by 2 pounds, 11 ounces to earn the win and 200 points toward qualifying for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by BP and Castrol, which will be held...

2009-07-09 19:08:00

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Chevy pro Luke Clausen of Gainesville, Ga., posted a strong sixth-place showing on the first day of competition in the FLW Tour's regular-season finale at Lake Champlain presented by Folgers to gain ground on the Land O'Lakes Angler of the Year points leader, Team National Guard pro Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif. Clausen entered the Champlain event only five points behind Ehrler, who stumbled on day one and ended up in 46th place. Team...

2009-06-17 11:43:00

With One More Tournament to Go, Just One More Shot to Catch Big Prizes MINNEAPOLIS, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- If you want to catch a big fish, your bait needs to be in the water. And if you want to win $100,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing, you need to enter. At least once. That's the story behind Robert Davis' miraculous $100,000 fantasy fishing win. A 52-year-old flooring installer from Branson, Mo., Davis and his wife Ruby attended a Walmart FLW Tour professional bass fishing tournament...

2009-06-11 19:09:00

Laster leads field of Co-Anglers MURRAY, Ky., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Chevy pro Larry Nixon of Bee Branch, Ark., weighed in a five-bass limit that weighed 24 pounds, 3 ounces during the first day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour event presented by Pringles on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes and ended the day with a slim 6-ounce lead. The event features anglers from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "There's a lot of good fish out there," said Nixon, who is third on...

2009-05-21 07:29:00

Race for $1 Million Grand Prize Heats Up -- Tulsa power plant mechanic grabs lead MINNEAPOLIS, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing up in the greater Chicagoland area, fishing was a huge part of the Zedonis household. Fishing trips to northern Minnesota and Wisconsin were times when the family could relax, have fun and show off their competitive side. It wasn't uncommon for the family of seven to fish from sun-up to sun-down, battling for braggin' rights as to who caught the most fish or who...

2009-05-17 19:36:00

Scheide Earns First FLW Outdoors Victory In Five Years Rogers, Ark., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Team BP pro Ray Scheide of Dover, Ark., caught a final-round total of 10 bass weighing 21 pounds, 1 ounce to win $200,000 in the $1.1 million Walmart FLW Tour Walmart Open presented by Kellogg's on Beaver Lake. Scheide topped his closest rival, Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., by one pound, four ounces to earn the win and 200 points toward qualifying for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by Castrol...

2009-05-14 20:13:00

Hawk leads field of Co-Anglers ROGERS, Ark., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., weighed in a five-bass limit that weighed 13 pounds even during the first day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour's Walmart Open presented by Kellogg's on Beaver Lake and ended the day with a slim 8-ounce lead. The Walmart Open features anglers from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "On Beaver Lake, it's all about getting in a comfort zone and then being able to go...

2009-04-29 11:34:00

Unemployed for a year and recovering from heart bypass surgery, New York man reels in $100,000 playing FLW Fantasy Fishing MINNEAPOLIS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- They say bad luck comes in threes, but not for Eugene Sullivan. The Syracuse, N.Y. resident broke his run of bad luck by winning the third tournament of an international online fantasy fishing game, FLW Fantasy Fishing (www.FantasyFishing.com), and claiming its $100,000 prize -- by just a 15 point margin. Out of work for nearly a...

2009-04-26 18:42:00

Arkansas fisherman wins $200,000 in National Guard Open at Lake Norman CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Berkley pro Stetson Blaylock of Benton, Ark., caught a final-round total of 10 bass weighing 23 pounds, 15 ounces to win $200,000 in the $1.1 million Walmart FLW Tour National Guard Open on Lake Norman. Blaylock topped his closest rival, Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tenn., by one pound to earn the win and 200 points toward qualifying for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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