Lake Chickamauga in Dayton Selected to Host FLW Tour Event in 2019
(flwtour.com) ORLANDO, Fla. (July 12, 2018) – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lake Chickamauga has been selected to host the sixth FLW Tour event of the 2019 season, May 2-5 in Dayton, Tennessee. The 2019 FLW Tour features seven regular-season tournaments and the Forrest Wood Cup. Each tournament is streamed on FLW Live and broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC Sports Network and the World Fishing Network, showcasing the best bass anglers in the world competing in the sport’s most competitive circuit.
The full schedule for the 2019 FLW Tour season was announced at a live press event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) in Orlando. The FLW Tour has visited Lake Chickamauga four times previously, with 2019 marking the fifth visit in the Tour’s 24-year history.
“We’ve had a great history on Lake Chickamauga and always draw fantastic crowds to our Outdoor Expos and weigh-ins,” said Kathy Fennel, president of FLW operations. “We are extremely excited to showcase some of the giant largemouth that Lake Chickamauga is known for during our 2019 season.”
The event will be hosted by Fish Dayton and the Rhea Economic and Tourism Council.
2019 FLW Tour Regular-Season Schedule:
- January 10-13 Sam Rayburn Reservoir Brookeland, Texas
Hosted by the Jasper County Development District
- February 7-10 Lake Toho Kissimmee, Fla.
Hosted by Experience Kissimmee and Experience Kissimmee/Kissimmee Sports.
- March 7-10 Lake Seminole Bainbridge, Ga.
Hosted by the Bainbridge Convention and Visitors Bureau
- March 28-31 Grand Lake Grove, Okla.
Hosted by the City of Grove and Cherokee Casino Grove
- April 11-14 Cherokee Lake Jefferson City, Tenn.
Hosted by the Economic Development Alliance, Jefferson County
- May 2-5 Lake Chickamauga Dayton, Tenn.
Hosted by Fish Dayton and the Rhea Economic and Tourism Council
- June 27-30 Lake Champlain Plattsburgh, NY
Hosted by the City of Plattsburgh and Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau