Fishing & Boating News

2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship At Lake Murray Rescheduled

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

(Jan 8, 2015 - Minneapolis, MN) FLW announced today that the internationally televised 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship being held on Lake Murray, originally scheduled for April 17-19, has been moved up one day and will now take place April 16-18 in conjunction with the University of South Carolina baseball team’s three-game series against Vanderbilt.
“Our region is proud to host the 2015 FLW College Fishing National Championship,” said Miriam Atria, President and CEO of the tournament host Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board in November. “We look forward to welcoming college teams from across the nation to Lake Murray. The last time we hosted the FLW College Fishing National Championship in 2012 it provided national exposure for Columbia, Lake Murray and the University of South Carolina baseball program.”
The championship will feature the top 10 teams from each of the five 2014 FLW College Fishing Conference Championships for a total field of 50 boats. The winning team will receive a Ranger Z117 and advance to the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup in Hot Springs, Arkansas.   
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 2014 over the course of 229 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. For more information about FLW visit and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.