MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 21, 2012) – FLW, the world’s premier tournament-fishing organization, announced the opening of registration for the 2012 FLW Fantasy Fishing season. FLW Fantasy Fishing changed the era of fantasy sports in its inaugural season in 2008 by awarding the largest prizes in fantasy sports history. Today, FLW Fantasy Fishing continues to captivate players throughout the world by offering some of the richest prizes in fantasy sports.
“FLW is proud to once again offer our fan base another way to engage in our sport and follow their favorite anglers while winning cash prizes,” said Trisha Blake, president of the FLW Marketing Division. “We’ve invested a great deal of time and resources into our fantasy game by offering the very best tools and prizes to further promote our sport and our anglers.”
The 2012 Fantasy Fishing season will consist of six tournaments surrounding the Walmart FLW Tour majors with a grand prize of $100,000 for the player with the most cumulative points. To ensure Fantasy Fishing participants enjoy the most competitive gameplay in fantasy sports, a membership is required to play. In addition to gaining access to the world’s most lucrative fantasy sports game, membership benefits include:
• Unlimited access to the Digital Edition of FLW Bass Fishing or FLW Walleye Fishing magazine – includes back issues
• Opportunity to win prizes each month in the FLW Member Giveaway – Enter online today!
• Eligibility to play Fantasy Fishing – includes Fantasy Tools
• 10% off FLW Merchandise at flwoutdoors.com
• VIP access at Walmart FLW Tour Events, Forrest Wood Cup and Walleye Championships.
• FLW Partner Discounts
• FLW e-newsletter
To sign up for a membership, view official rules and a list of prizes, visit FantasyFishing.com.
ABOUT FLW FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing unparalleled fishing resources and entertainment to our sponsors, fans and host communities. FLW is offering anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2012 over the course of 191 tournaments across five tournament circuits, each providing an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the “Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water,” through a variety of platforms including tournaments, outdoor expos and the world’s richest fantasy sports game – FLW Fantasy Fishing. For more information about FLW and FLW Fantasy Fishing, visit FLWOutdoors.com or FantasyFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter and Facebo