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Anglers Swap Fishing Tales With Fans

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The Wal-Mart FLW Tour begins on Thursday (Apr.23) at Beaver Lake. But this means organizers are busy preparing Wednesday (Apr.22) as 1...

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) - The Wal-Mart FLW Tour begins on Thursday (Apr.23) at Beaver Lake. But this means organizers are busy preparing Wednesday (Apr.22) as 150 of the world's best anglers make their way to Northwest Arkansas. Eleven anglers competiting in the FLW Tour were at Everett Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Ram giving fishing tips and swapping fishing tales with the fans.

Some of the world's best bass pros and co - anglers will be out on the lake. They will be casting for top awards up to $125,000 in cash in the pro - division and $25,000 cash is on the line in the co - angler division.

But before heading out to claim those prizes, the pros shook hands with other fishermen in the area reviewing strategies and sharing stories from out on the water. The anglers also posed for pictures and signed autographs as well as competed in a casting contest against the fans.

Giveaways happened throughout the evening including, a guided fishing trip on Beaver Lake with a FLW Tour Pro.

The FLW Tour starts on Thursday (Apr.23) at Beaver Lake.