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Palestine Angler Wataru Iwahori to compete in FLW Forrest Wood Cup

SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, LA., July 17, 2013--Palestine angler Wataru Iwahori is one of six Texas-based anglers in a field of 92 anglers who will compete, Aug. 15-18, in the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup in Shreveport-Bossier.

Iwahori will fish in the co-angler category of the tournament, which carries a top prize of $50,000. Other Texas-based anglers who will compete in the co-angler category include Keith Honeycutt, of Temple, Kenny Moser, of Alba, and Jeff Sprague, of Point. Texas-based pros who will compete in the professional category are Zell Rowland, of Montgomery, and Christopher Brasher, of Hallsville. The pro category carries a top prize of $500,000, one of the largest prizes in pro bass fishing. 

In addition to daily launches at Red River South Marina and weigh-ins at CenturyLink Center, FLW Outdoors’ most prestigious bass fishing tournament of the year will include the FLW Expo at Shreveport Convention Center. The outdoor industry’s premier expo, the FLW Expo offers fans a busy schedule of celebrity appearances, educational seminars, giveaways and more. For complete information on the 2013 FLW Forrest Wood Cup, visit www.forrestwoodcup.com.

Recently-announced highlights of the event schedule include: Educational Seminars, Meet Swamp People Cast Members, Dylan Scott Concert, and tons of great give-aways.

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