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FLW extends postponement to May 23

by FLW Fishing 23 Apr 14:36 UTC
FLW extends postponement to May 23 © FLW Fishing

FLW took swift action to help flatten the curve in the fight against COVID-19 on March 17 and began rescheduling tournaments through May 3. Today the organization extended the rescheduling period through May 23.

FLW is hopeful that conditions continue to improve nationwide and it can proceed with tournaments starting with the May 28-31 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit stop on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, S.C.

New dates for many of the affected tournaments were announced April 6. After working closely with hosts and sponsors, FLW is pleased to announce new dates for 51 of the 61 tournaments postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The rescheduled tournaments are as follows:

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI

Open - Kentucky Lake - Original Date: March 17-18 - New Date: Sept. 16-17
Fort Gibson Lake - Original Date: March 27 - New Date: July 10
Smith Mountain Lake - Original Date: April 17 - New Date: June 14
Lake Guntersville - Original Date: April 24 - New Date: Sept. 4
California Delta - Original Date: May 2 - New Date: Aug. 21

Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine

Kentucky Lake - Original Date: March 21 - New Date: Aug. 22
Eufaula (Formerly Grand Lake) - Original Date: March 21 - New Date: June 7
Lake Ouachita - Original Date: March 21 - New Date: June 27
Harris Chain of Lakes - Original Date: March 28 - New Date: July 11
Lake Eufaula (Formerly Lake Oconee) - Original Date: March 28 - New Date: June 21
Santee Cooper - Original Date: March 28 - New Date: June 20
South Holston - Original Date: March 28 - New Date: May 30
Ferguson (Formerly Columbus Pool) - Original Date: April 4 - New Date: Aug. 22
Lake O' the Pines - Original Date: April 4 - New Date: June 13
Lake Hartwell - Original Date: April 4 - New Date: Oct. 10
High Rock (Formerly Lake Wylie) - Original Date: April 4 - New Date: June 14
Barren River (Formerly Dale Hollow) - Original Date: April 11 - New Date: June 7
Neely Henry (Formerly Lake Mitchell) - Original Date: April 11 - New Date: June 14
Grenada Lake - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: TBA
Kentucky/Barkley Lake - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: Aug. 23
Kerr Lake - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: July 11
Norris Lake (Formerly Cherokee) - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: June 21
Potomac River - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: Aug. 15
Lake of the Ozarks (Formerly Table Rock) - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: Sept. 13
Arkansas River - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: June 28
Center Hill Lake - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: TBA
Kerr Lake - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: July 18
Lake Monroe - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: June 28
Mississippi River - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: TBA
All-American - Lake Hartwell - Original Date: April 30-May 2 - New Date: Nov. 11-13
Lake Sinclair - Original Date: May 9 - New Date: TBA
Norris Lake - Original Date: May 9 - New Date: June 20
Percy Priest - Original Date: May 9 - New Date: TBA
Pickwick Lake - Original Date: May 9 - New Date: TBA
Potomac River - Original Date: May 9 - New Date: July 25
Grand Lake - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: TBA
Kerr Lake - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: July 19
Lake Cumberland - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: TBA
Lake Eufaula - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: TBA
Truman (Formerly Lake of the Ozarks) - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: Sept. 12
Santee Cooper (Formerly Wateree) - Original Date: May 16 - New Date: June 21
Lake Hartwell (Formerly Clarks Hill) - Original Date: May 30 - New Date: Oct. 11
Lake Dardanelle - Original Date: July 11 - New Date: June 14
Wild Card - TBA - Original Date: Nov. 13-14 - New Date: Nov. 20-21

Toyota Series

Lake of the Ozarks - Original Date: March 26-28 - New Date: Oct. 8-10
Wheeler Lake - Original Date: March 26-28 - New Date: July 30 - Aug. 1
Fort Gibson Lake - Original Date: April 8-10 - New Date: Sept. 2-4
Dale Hollow Lake - Original Date: April 16-18 - New Date: Oct. 29-31
Lake Seminole - Original Date: April 16-18 - New Date: Nov. 5-7
California Delta - Original Date: April 30-May 2 - New Date: Aug. 19-21
Lake Norman - Original Date: April 30-May 2 - New Date: Oct. 1-3
Neely Henry Lake - Original Date: May 7-9 - New Date: Sept. 2-4
Table Rock Lake - Original Date: May 7-9 - New Date: Nov. 5-7
Championship - Lake Cumberland - Original Date: Nov. 5-7 - New Date: Dec. 3-5

FLW High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing

Fort Gibson Lake - Original Date: March 28 - New Date: July 11
Smith Mountain Lake - Original Date: April 18 - New Date: June 13
Lake Guntersville - Original Date: April 25 - New Date: Sept. 5
California Delta - Original Date: May 3 - New Date: TBA

Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit

Cherokee - Original Date: April 2-5 - New Date: June 11-14
Lake Hartwell - Original Date: April 23-26 - New Date: May 28-31
Lake Dardanelle - Original Date: May 14-17 - New Date: July 23-26

FLW is working on new dates for the 10 remaining events and hopes to have them announced soon. Entries will roll over to the rescheduled events unless instructed otherwise. Balance due dates will also be adjusted in accordance with the new dates.

Our prayers are with everyone impacted by COVID-19 and those on the front line in the fight against it. FLW will continue to do its part and encourage all its dedicated members and fans to do the same by following Centers for Disease Control, federal, state and local guidelines to help prevent infection.

Fishing, with special attention to social distancing guidelines, is still open in most states, so we encourage everyone to get out on the water and fish responsibly as time permits.

Please visit the State COVID-19 Updates link here for the latest guidelines from your state fish and wildlife department.

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