FLW announces 2018 Costa FLW Series schedule

Category: press release

 Aug 23rd, 2017 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Aug 23rd, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the 2018 Costa FLW Series schedule, which will consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Costa FLW Series Championship to be held on Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Alabama.
The top 40 pros and co-anglers in the final point standings in each division after three qualifying tournaments will advance to the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship, provided they fished all three qualifiers in a division.

The highest finishing pro from each of the five Costa FLW Series divisions based on final results at the 2018 Costa FLW Series Championship qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup, along with the highest finishing pro from the championship’s international division. A total of six Costa FLW Series pros will advance to the 2019 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing.
Complete rules and entry dates will be announced soon.
2018 Costa FLW Series Season Schedule:
Central Division                  Fishery                                  City                                         Local Host
April 19-21            Table Rock Lake                  Branson, Mo.                        ExploreBranson.com
June 7-9                Lake Barkley                        Cadiz, Ky.                              Cadiz-Trigg County Tourism            
Oct. 11-13             Lake of the Ozarks              Osage Beach, Mo.               Tri-County Lodging Association      
Northern Division
June 21-23           Lake Champlain                  Plattsburgh, N.Y.                  City of Plattsburgh
July 26-28             Lake Erie                               Buffalo, N.Y.                         Buffalo Niagara Sports Commission
Sept. 6-8               1000 Islands                         Clayton, N.Y.                         Clayton Chamber of Commerce    
Southeastern Division
Jan. 4-6                 Lake Okeechobee               Okeechobee, Fla.             Okeechobee County Tourism Development Council
March 1-3              Lake Seminole                    Bainbridge, Ga.                    Bainbridge Convention and Visitors Bureau
April 5-7                 Santee Cooper                    Summerton, S.C.                 Clarendon County Chamber of Commerce
Southwestern Division
Feb. 15-17            Sam Rayburn Reservoir     Jasper, Texas                  Jasper-Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber of Commerce
March 22-24         Grand Lake                           Grove, Okla.                          City of Grove       
Oct. 4-6                  Fort Gibson Lake                 Wagoner, Okla.                    Wagoner Area Chamber of Commerce        
Western Division
Feb. 8-10               Lake Havasu       Lake Havasu City, Ariz.                       Lake Havasu City Convention and Visitors Bureau               
May 10-12             Clear Lake                            Lakeport, Calif.                    Konocti Vista Casino Resort and Marina
Sept. 27-29           California Delta                   Bethel Island, Calif.             Russo’s Marina   
Costa FLW Series Championship
Nov. 1-3                 Lake Guntersville                 Guntersville, Ala.                 Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau
The full schedule and details for each fishery can be found at FLWFishing.com.

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