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2009-04-23 19:24:00

Hudson leads field of Co-Anglers CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacob Powroznik of Prince George, Va., survived a tough first day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour's National Guard Open on Lake Norman and weighed five fish weighing 13 pounds, 12 ounces to end the day with a slim 1-ounce lead. The National Guard Open features anglers from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "It was pretty tough," said Powroznik, who has earned more than $490,000 in FLW...

2009-03-18 10:46:00

Former Athletic Director of Florida School for the Deaf and Blind Enters FLW Fantasy Fishing for the First Time and Wins $100,000 with Just a 27 Point Edge MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bruce Curtis thought he might have to get his hearing checked because when he was informed that he had won the second FLW Fantasy Fishing tournament and its $100,000 grand prize, he was simply dumbfounded. Or shocked to be more exact. It just seemed too unbelievable to the 68-year-old St....

2009-03-12 20:28:00

BRANSON, Mo., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- BP pro David Walker of Sevierville, Tenn., crossed the stage Thursday with a five-bass limit weighing 26 pounds, 11 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour on Table Rock Lake. Walker now holds a 4-pound, 6-ounce lead in the tournament that features anglers from all across the country, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "I feel really good about the fish I am on," said Walker, who has 36 top-10 finishes in FLW Outdoors competition. "After finishing...

2009-02-19 12:54:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To win FLW Fantasy Fishing, or any contest for that matter, you have to enter. And entering at the last minute counts just as much as if you entered days, weeks or even months before. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/CLTHV089 ) That's what Terry Moberly, 45, a resident of Berea, Ky., a small town near Lexington, Ky. learned. Last Wednesday, Feb. 11, with less than four hours until the closing bell on FLW Fantasy Fishing...

2009-02-15 19:41:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., caught a final-round total of eight bass weighing 38 pounds, 1 ounce to win $200,000 in the $1.1 million Walmart FLW Tour Chevy Open on Lake Guntersville. Fritts topped his closest rival, Sam Newby of Pocola, Okla., by 1 pound, 1 ounce to earn the win and 200 points toward qualifying for the $2 million Forrest Wood Cup presented by Castrol and BP, which will be held July 30-Aug. 2 on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh,...

2009-02-12 19:44:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Team BP pro David Walker of Sevierville, Tenn., crossed the stage Thursday with the largest opening-day weight in FLW Tour history, a five-bass limit weighing 29 pounds, 3 ounces to lead day one of the Walmart FLW Tour's Chevy Open on Lake Guntersville. Walker now holds a 3-pound, 8-ounce lead in the $1.1 million tournament featuring anglers from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "There's no way those two (big) fish that...

2009-02-12 09:14:00

DUCK KEY, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The sport of sailfishing will be at its best in the Florida Keys when Hawks Cay (http://www.hawkscay.com) hosts The Sailfish Open (http://www.sailfishopen.com), March 5 - 8, 2009. The weekend-long Florida Keys fishing tournament, part of the Sailfish Pro Series will bring together 18 teams of professional anglers as well as amateur enthusiasts for competitive catch-and-release fishing in the waters around the resort's home on Duck Key. The Sailfish Open...

2009-02-06 09:45:00

Win the World's Richest Fantasy Sport ... Winner to be Announced in Pittsburgh   PITTSBURGH, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Just because Steelers season is over and the Pirates are still two months away doesn't mean you still can't enjoy all the fun and excitement of fantasy sports.   And a $1 million grand prize with no entry fee doesn't hurt, either.   That's because fantasy fishing season is upon us. Established by the creator of FLW Outdoors and the Forrest Wood Cup, fantasy...

2008-09-28 15:00:21

Wildlife biologist Brian Tefft, founding chairman of the West Greenwich Land Trust, is scheduled to lead a nature walk next Sunday as part of Celebrate West Greenwich Day. The event will start at 1 p.m. at Hidden Meadow Farm, 120 Breakheart Hill Rd. in West Greenwich. The land trust has three land holdings of its own. The group worked with the town, the Nature Conservancy and the state Department of Environmental Management to acquire Tillinghast Pond and the land around it to become a...

2008-06-19 15:00:18

By JOHN HOLYOKE Spend a few hours in a boat with a good Maine guide and you soon realize that there's a big difference between them and you. Yes, you may spend a lot of time fishing. Yes, you may know plenty about the fish you pursue. And yes, if you sit back and pay attention, you'll learn more in a guide's on-water classroom than you would have thought imaginable. When you think about it, that makes perfect sense. After all, if you spend a weekend or two a month on the water - or...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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