Fishing & Boating News

Schrumpf Withdraws From 2016 Walmart FLW Tour

by: Joe Opager, Director of Public Relations,

(Mar 2, 2016 - )

Walmart FLW Tour pro Colby Schrumpf of Highland, Illinois, informed FLW this morning that he is withdrawing from the remainder of the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour season. A tournament field of 170 boats will compete in the next event, scheduled for March 17-20 on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina.


In FLW Tour competition, anglers are also vying for valuable points in hopes of qualifying for the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing. The 2016 Forrest Wood Cup will be in Huntsville, Alabama, Aug. 4-7 on Wheeler Lake.


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FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2016 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 235 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros.