Fishing & Boating News

Forrest Wood Cup To Air On NBC This Sunday, Sept.29

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

(Sep. 27, 2013 - )

WHAT: 2013 "FLW" Forrest Wood Cup Premier on NBC

WHEN: Sunday, Sept. 29, 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET

NOTES: The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup will be broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC when "FLW" airs Sept. 29 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET. The Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show is hosted by Jason Harper and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. Coverage of the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup will immediately re-air on the NBC Sports Network on Sept. 29 at 3:30 p.m. ET. A 30-second episode preview can be viewed on FLW's YouTube channel here

The premier bass-fishing championship, presented by Walmart, took place Aug. 15-18 in Shreveport-Bossier City, La., and featured 46 of the nation's top professional anglers battling it out for a first-place prize of $500,000.

Bass-fishing fans who tune into the Sept. 29 NBC broadcast can also participate in Forrest Wood Cup Trivia for a chance to win an Igloo Yukon cooler as well as other great prizes. During the airing of "FLW," trivia questions will be posted on Facebook and Twitter throughout the show. Make sure to submit your answers on the FLW Facebook page or #ForrestWoodCup on Twitter. At the end of the show there will be a random drawing from all of the correct answers that are submitted for the Yukon Cooler. Five additional winners will be selected to receive an autographed hat from the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup champion.

ABOUT FLW
FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2013 over the course of 220 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy - the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water." For more information about FLW visit the FLWOutdoors website and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.