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FLW Outdoors, Covers BFL All-American At Mobile Delta

by: Bill Petrowiak, FLW Outdoors,

Tony Christian took home the first-place $100,000 check at the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League All-American in Mobile, Alabama.
Photo by Bill Petrowiak, FLW Outdoors
(Jun. 04, 2003 - MINNEAPOLIS, MN) This week on "FLW Outdoors" television, co-host Carlton Wing and Taylor Carr talk with This week on "FLW Outdoors" television, co-host Carlton Wing and Taylor Carr talk with Tony Christian of Hull, Ga., who is one of the fastest-rising stars in professional bass fishing and champion of the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League All-American. Christian took home the first-place $100,000 check from Mobile, Ala., where he was one of 45 anglers to qualify for the prestigious event through local and regional BFL tournaments. Christian has been unstoppable since he joined the competitive ranks of FLW Outdoors three years ago, and no end to his winning streak appears to be in sight. With more than $150,000 cash, two Ranger boats and a Chevy truck picked up in FLW Outdoors competition over the last three years, it's clear that Christian has been in the winner's circle many times. He won five of the seven BFL tournaments in which he competed in 2002 and is currently ranked No. 1 in the EverStart Series Eastern Division. The All-American was no exception. Fishing on the Mobile-Tensaw Delta was tough, yet Christian found quality fish to tip the scale in his favor. He explains where he found them on "FLW Outdoors." The Outdoor Life Network broadcasts "FLW Outdoors" every Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. and again Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time. Check local listings for show times and channels in your area. FLW Outdoors is the industry's premier provider of sport-fishing tournaments, including the Wal-Mart FLW Tour, the world's most lucrative bass-fishing circuit; the EverStart Series, known as the gateway to the FLW Tour; the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League for weekend anglers; the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail; the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Tour, the world's most lucrative walleye-fishing circuit; and the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye League for weekend anglers. of Hull, Ga., who is one of the fastest-rising stars in professional bass fishing and champion of the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League All-American. Christian took home the first-place $100,000 check from Mobile, Ala., where he was one of 45 anglers to qualify for the prestigious event through local and regional BFL tournaments. Christian has been unstoppable since he joined the competitive ranks of FLW Outdoors three years ago, and no end to his winning streak appears to be in sight. With more than $150,000 cash, two Ranger boats and a Chevy truck picked up in FLW Outdoors competition over the last three years, it's clear that Christian has been in the winner's circle many times. He won five of the seven BFL tournaments in which he competed in 2002 and is currently ranked No. 1 in the EverStart Series Eastern Division. The All-American was no exception. Fishing on the Mobile-Tensaw Delta was tough, yet Christian found quality fish to tip the scale in his favor. He explains where he found them on "FLW Outdoors." The Outdoor Life Network broadcasts "FLW Outdoors" every Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m. and again Sunday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time. Check local listings for show times and channels in your area. FLW Outdoors is the industry's premier provider of sport-fishing tournaments, including the Wal-Mart FLW Tour, the world's most lucrative bass-fishing circuit; the EverStart Series, known as the gateway to the FLW Tour; the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League for weekend anglers; the Wal-Mart Texas Tournament Trail; the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye Tour, the world's most lucrative walleye-fishing circuit; and the Wal-Mart RCL Walleye League for weekend anglers.