Over the weekend, it was announced that the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will take place in Hot Springs on Lake Ouachita. The tournament, slated for August 20-23, has been in the city two other times: once in 2007 and another time in 2011. It will be a special year for the Forrest Wood Cup as it will be celebrating a 20th anniversary next year.
FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest fishing tournament organization in the world. According to a media release by FLW Outdoors, the tournaments will feature the top anglers from all of FLW’s tournament series – FLW College Fishing, The Bass Federation, the Walmart Bass Fishing League, the Rayovac FLW Series and the Walmart FLW Tour.
Below is a video highlighting the 2015 FLW Tour Schedule: