David Walker has been fishing as a full time pro since 1998 during which time David has over 1.25 million dollars in combined earnings on both the FLW and Bassmaster tour. having also qualified for 10 forrest wood cups and 9 bassmaster classics. David was featured on the Wheaties cereal box in 1999 for winning the FLW Tour angler of the year.Davd is starting his third year of The BassMaster Elite tour where he has already won one and had two third place finishes. One of David’s favorite Techniques is Flipping and Pitching and he also know as one of the most consistent anglers for his ability to seemingly always “catch um” . You can follow him while on the tour at his Facebook page as well as Twitter and his web site davidwalkerfishing.com.
Shreveport, LA – Aug. 18, 2013
Congratulations to Randall Tharp, the 2013 Forrest Wood Cup Champ! Reins Pro Staffer Randall Tharp of Port St. Joe, Fla., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds even Sunday to claim the title of Forrest Wood Cup champion at the Forrest Wood Cup at the Red River presented by Walmart. A job well done Randall!!
Randall Tharp burst onto the bass fishing scene in 2008 with back to back Bassmaster Open wins as well as an Everstart victory in his first season as a full time pro. He has qualified and fished every single championship in bass fishing and just notched his first Tour level win this year at Lake Okeechobee. Fans can read more about Randall at www.RandyTharp.comand interact with him through his Facebook fan page (Randall Tharp) and Twitter (@RandallTharp).
A veteran on the FLW Tour, JT Kenney has cleared a more than $1.25 Million in earnings, registering 4 wins, 40 top tens and 6 consecutive Forrest Wood Cups, as well as an FLW Southeast Everstart Series Angler of the Year in 2011. Proving himself as an extremely versitile angler, JT feels most at home with a flipping stick in hand and sending a Heavy Reins Tungsten weight into Heavy Cover. Bass Fishing is his career, but his passions include anything in the outdoors, specifically saltwater fishing during his off time. Fans can read more about JT Kenney and interact with him through his Facebook fan page (JT Kenney) and Twitter (@jtkenneyfishing) pages.
A veteran of the FLW Tour and BASS Opens, a Forrest Wood Cup qualifier, and with multiple top tens, Michael is best known for his understanding of the science side of fishing through his studies and experiences as a Certified Fisheries Biologist. Fans can read more about Michael at www.MichaelMurphyFishing.com and interact with him through his Facebook page.
Chad’s career began in 2003 where he double qualified for his first Bassmaster Classic. Now as a 14-year veteran of the sport he has competed on both the FLW Tour and the B.A.S.S. Elites racking up Top-10 finishes and wins. Now back with B.A.S.S. and in his 3rd season, he will compete in his 6th Bassmaster Classic. He has won over $1.M during his career with 2 professional wins in the last 2-years doing what he loves best – flipping Reins Tungsten weight into Heavy Cover. Once a longtime Illinois resident he now calls Reeds Spring Missouri home. It’s a small town very close to one of his favorite lakes, Table Rock. In the off season you can usually catch him in a tree stand bow hunting for whitetail deer. Learn more at: www.chadmorgenthaler.com.
John started fishing the Everstart Series in 2008. He qualified for the tour in his first full year on the Everstart trail and has been competing on the Flw Tour since 2009. He has consistently improved every year and most recently finished 43 in points in 2012. He has 4 Everstart top 10 finishes and 1 on the Flw tour, with 3 of the top 10’s coming from Lake Champlain. He has won over $146,000 in career earnings in FLW Outdoors. He is also a product of the Purdue Bass fishing team while in college. You can check him out on Facebook.
Glenn started his fishing career on the FLW Tour in 2004 and has amassed nearly a million dollars in earnings, with six Forrest Wood Cup qualifications an FLW Tour win and two FLW Series wins. Hailing from Florida Glenn is known as heavy cover flipper and is in love with the new Punchshot weight. You can interact with him through his Facebook Page.