Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet
Rayovac FLW Series Championship Readies For Paducah, Ohio River, Oct. 29-31
PADUCAH, Ky. – The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Paducah and the Ohio River Oct. 29-31 when 200 boaters and co-anglers will take to the water for the Rayovac FLW Series Championship.
The top boaters and co-anglers from each of the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions after the 2015 tournament season, along with the top five finishing boaters and co-anglers in the championship will advance to the 2016 Forrest Wood Cup.
This tournament is part of the Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games being held during October.
Anglers will take off from the Foot of Broadway Ramp, located at 100 S. Riverfront in Paducah, at 7 a.m. CST each day. Weigh-in on days one and two will be held at the boat launch beginning at 3 p.m. Weigh-in on day three will take place at Walmart located at 5130 Hinkleville Road in Paducah, at 4 p.m. Takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public.
The Rayovac FLW Series Championship at the Ohio River is hosted by Paducah Convention & Visitors Bureau. Boaters will fish for a top award of $50,000 plus a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard if Ranger Cup guidelines are met. Co-anglers will cast for a top award consisting of a Ranger Z117 with a 90-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $5,000 if Ranger Cup guidelines are met.
The Rayovac FLW Series consists of five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeast, Texas and Western. Each division consists of three tournaments, with competitors vying for valuable points to earn the opportunity to fish in the Rayovac FLW Series Championship.
For complete details and updated information visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Rayovac FLW Series on Facebook at Facebook.com/FLWFishing and on Twitter at Twitter.com/FLWFishing.
The Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Games feature a variety of outdoor events held across the state during October. These events illustrate the beauty of the outdoors in Kentucky, as well as the many adventure tourism opportunities.
For more information about the games, visit: www.adventuregames2015.com
To find information about all of the outdoor opportunities and locations, as well as a calendar of events happening all across Kentucky, visit the Office of Adventure Tourism’s website at www.kentuckytourism.com/outdoor-adventure
FLW is the industry’s premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2015 over the course of 240 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport’s richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.