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bryguy247

FLW Bass Fishing League?

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Does anybody plan on fishing the FLW Bass Fishing League in the Great Lakes division?

Here are the dates and locations I found on the FLW

Also, has anybody fished this before, and how did you like it?

Copeland West - Clinton Street Boat Ramp Lacrosse, WI 5/16

Chamber of Commerce Park Winnconne, WI 6/20

Washington Street Park Praririe Du Chien, WI 7/18

Wabasha City Ramp at Ike's Park Wabasha, WI 8/8

Copeland West - Clinton Street Boat Ramp Lacrosse, WI 9/12 - 9/13

Captain Kirk's Marina Fort Madison, IA 10/1 - 10/3

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I got an email today that stated registration for the bass side of the FLW starts tomorrow.

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That is right. But for the great lakes region it says the 12th registration starts. They start different regions on different dates. I am think about giving it a whirl, would like to know what people thought of it if they did it last year.

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I would really like to find a boater to link up with to guarantee a spot for all the great lakes events. Let me know if anyone is interested.

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if you are thinking of doing this as a co-angler you might also want to check out the B.A.S.S Weekend Series, I know last year there was a lot of boaters on here for both of these tours so you should be able to find a boater.

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Thats a great idea. And actually after looking at the locations of the B.A.S.S weekend series events for our region they are even closer to home for me. Payouts and costs to enter don't seem to be much different either. I might have to change my mind on the which ones to enter. Because the B.A.S.S ones are closer I should sign up for all of them, and just pick some of the FLW ones that are within a couple hour drive for me. Thanks for your help.

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There are more FM members that fish that BASS W S on here then FLW as of right now. I have fished both and both are good tournaments. Ones it gets a little close to spring there will be more people looking for non-boater.

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Was a co angler a few years ago but now a boater smile Co-Anlgers are great way to learn, I learned lot from being one!!

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bryguy,

Let me know what FLW events you want to fish when you decide what you want to do. I will be fishing the Great Lakes Division again this year and do not have a co-angler to sign up with. The BFLs are well run events and with the miles and miles of river to fish, they are very challenging as well.

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bryguy,

Let me know what FLW events you want to fish when you decide what you want to do. I will be fishing the Great Lakes Division again this year and do not have a co-angler to sign up with. The BFLs are well run events and with the miles and miles of river to fish, they are very challenging as well.

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Hi Clay P shoot me an email at bskogy@hotmail.com and we can try to figure something out. Thanks

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Find a boater with a Ranger and your in, it's that simple. If you can't find a boater you can always apply by yourself. Go to the FLW HSOforum and the rules are explained very well there. To find a boater you might have to visit a site that is geared more to bass tourney fishing.

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i fished my first bfl as a co angler when i was 17 so if you are 19 you shouldn't have any problem with it. I would sign up asap just so you know you are guaranteed a spot in the tournament. Sometimes there are way more co anglers then boaters, that is why its a good ideal to sign up early.

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Thanks for the info guys.

Apparently you have be an FLW member who subscribes to register (for a fee). So it looks like im sticking to local walleye and bass tourneys this year.

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It only cost you $15 dollars to become a member of FLW for a year, you will get the FLW magazine as well if you sign up.

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It's a pretty cheap membership and the magazines are worth more than the cost.

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I am sure if you are willing to spend a $100 for an entry fee, that $15 should be an easy choice.

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You'd think that wouldnt you. If you have an expired subscription does that work? I already get Minnesota Sportsman, Infisherman and B.A.S.S. So anymore and my brain would explode from reading.

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Ha Ha isnt that the truth. Well good luck with whatever you do

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Fishing the BFLs will be a great way to improve your fishing and worth the investment. The anglers on this circuit are great anglers and you will learn a ton. I say go for it man!

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