The 2014 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray at Dreher Island State park summer patterns and fish catching principles, $500,000 is a lot of clams. The family fun and free FLW Expo runs daily Friday through Sunday 10 AM to 4:30 PM. The water isn’t as steamy as it usually is for this time of the summer. The usual contention is deeper, thicker and current. Cooler temperatures and higher oxygen is where you will find the bass amongst the shad or crayfish to feed on.
Those sizzling days of summertime Shallow bites got FLW Pro David Dudley Lynchburg, Virginia who has already won $3 million in his career, the heaviest stringer of the day 17-4 and thinking he might be the second Pro to won the Forrest Wood Cup in history. Two pounds behind in second place Bryan Thrift Shelby, North Carolina and Cody Meyer Auburn, California are running neck and neck both with 14-9 by hitting structure. Cody Meyer is now in second place after today in the Angler of the Year standings.
The competitive fires are burning The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup Champion Randall Tharp is in 39th place. Jacob Wheeler Indianapolis, Indiana “I’m going to be the first Pro to come in second,” is in ninth place with 12-5 on the first day of the Carolina Cup Showdown.
Brad Knight Wartburg, TN is in 4th place 13-7. Scott Martin Clewiston, Florida could another Pro who could be the ‘second to win the Forrest Wood Cup,’ once ounce behind night with 13-6. Tumbling down another ounce is Brent Ehrler Redlands, California and 13-5.
7th- Anthony Gagliardi Prosperity, South Carolina13-2
8th-Andy Morgan Dayton, TN 12-10
10th-Barry Wilson Birmingham, Alabama 11-8 also caught the Biggest Bridgford Bass of the day 5-10.
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