FLW Series Offers Anglers Option for Increased Payout

FLW Outdoors has announced an optional payout for the 2010 FLW Series offering anglers the chance to dramatically increase their tournament payback.The optional payout is in addition to the regular FLW Series prizes and is awarded only to anglers who choose to participate. The optional payout would offer an additional $21,000 to the winning pro and an additional $4,500 to the winning co-angler, based on 150 pros and 150 co-anglers participating and would pay through 50th place, with 100 percent payback. The fee for participation in the optional payout is $1,000 for pros and $150 for co-anglers and payment must be made the Friday prior to each respective tournament."FLW Outdoors continues to look for ways to offer tournament anglers the largest payouts in the sport even with the current economic conditions," said Charlie Evans, President and CEO of FLW Outdoors. "The optional payout will provide competitors the opportunity to significantly increase their winnings and reward them for their efforts while competing at the highest level."Pro entry fees will be $2,000 per tournament and co-angler entry-fees will be $350. Deposits for each event will be $500 for pros and $100 for co-anglers.Anglers will compete for top awards of $50,000 in the pro division and a Ranger Boat in the co-angler division, with awards of $5,000 and $400, respectively, extending through 50th place. The top 10 pros and top 10 co-anglers at the end of the season will qualify for the 2011 Forrest Wood Cup. For complete payback tables, visit FLWOutdoors.com.Registrations are currently being accepted online at FLWOutdoors.com or by calling (270) 252-1000. Phones are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time. For additional information, visit FLWOutdoors.com.FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world. FLW Outdoors has also taken fishing mainstream with FLW Fantasy Fishing, offering the largest awards possible in the history of fantasy sports.For more information about FLW Outdoors and its tournaments, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000. For more information about FLW Fantasy Fishing and Player's Advantage, visit FantasyFishing.com.
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