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The Super Bowl of Fishing Returns to Lake Lanier

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FLW Outdoors recently announced the Forrest Wood Cup returns to Lake Lanier and the Gwinnett Center on August 9-12, following the tremendous success seen there in 2010.

“We take great pride in providing the highest quality events for our anglers, sponsors and fans,”# said Kathy Fennel, president, FLW Outdoors Operations Division.

The 2012 Forrest Wood Cup will consist of 46 pros and 46 co-anglers. In 2012, the top 35 ranked pros and as many co-anglers from the FLW Tour Majors, along with the top five in the rankings from the 2011 FLW Tour Opens, will qualify for the Cup along with the 2011 FLW Tour Angler of the Year and Co-angler of the Year, and 2011 Forrest Wood Cup pro and co-angler champions. The 2012 Walmart BFL All-American boater and co-angler champions, 2011 EverStart Series pro and co-angler champions, 2012 National Guard FLW College Fishing champions and 2012 TBF National Championship winners will round out the field.

About FLW Outdoors
FLW Outdoors is the largest tournament-fishing organization in the world, offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions over the course of 191 tournaments in 2011. FLW Outdoors has taken fishing mainstream with the world”s richest fantasy sports game, FLW Fantasy Fishing at FantasyFishing.com, where competitors can play for free as well as sign up for Player”s Advantage to gain an edge. For more information, visit www.flwoutdoors.com.