KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Registration for the fifth-annual ICAST Cup presented by Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Keep America Fishing™ is now open to all qualified media and companies that will be attending the ICAST trade show. The bass-fishing tournament, held July 9, 2019, in conjunction with ICAST On the Water, offers a four-hour bass-fishing shootout with 100-percent of the proceeds benefiting the industry’s angler advocacy program, Keep America Fishing.
The entry fee is $200 per company team. Each team is paired with a media representative – who fish for FREE – with the winners taking home the coveted ICAST Cup traveling trophy. More than $38,000 has been raised for Keep America Fishing since the event’s inception.
Some of the biggest names in professional bass fishing compete in the event, including former FLW Cup and Bassmaster Classic champions. Previous participants include legendary anglers like Bill Dance, Peter Thliveros, and numerous current FLW Tour, Bassmaster Elite and Major League Fishing pros.
For full tournament details and to register for the event, visit ICASTCup.com.
Anglers will take off from Big Toho Marina at 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9. Weigh-in will be held marina, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Onsite check-in for participants will open at 5 a.m. Competitors are advised to plan on arriving to Big Toho Marina no later than 5:30 a.m. in order to meet your pairings and prepare for takeoff. A brief rules meeting will begin at 6 a.m., followed by takeoff at 6:30 a.m.
Keep America Fishing™ is leading the fight to preserve your right to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways. As the voice of the American angler, Keep America Fishing works to keep our public resources – our oceans, lakes, rivers and streams – open, clean and abundant with fish. For more information, please visit KeepAmericaFishing.org.
For more ICAST 2019 coverage, details and tournament information visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the sport’s top anglers on the FLW Tour on FLW’s social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2019 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa and Spain. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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