Daily launches and weigh-ins are free and open to the public. Launch time at Ingalls Harbor is set for 6:30 a.m. daily. Ingalls Harbor is located at 802 Wilson Street NW. On the first and second days of the tournament, weigh-ins begin at 3 p.m. and will take place at Ingalls Harbor. Weigh-ins on days three and four are set for 4 p.m. at Walmart located at 2800 Spring Avenue SW in Decatur.
A free Outdoors Expo is set for September 22nd and 23rd from noon to 4 p.m. at Walmart prior to the final weigh-ins. The Expo includes Ranger boat simulators, the opportunity to interact with professional anglers and learn more about the sport of fishing, and interactive games, activities, and giveaways provided by sponsors. All activities are free and open to the public.
Coverage of the Wheeler Lake tournament will be broadcast in high-definition (HD) on NBC Sports Network when “FLW” airs Oct. 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. EST. “FLW” is hosted by Jason Harper and is broadcast to more than 559 million households worldwide, make it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world.
FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L. Wood, the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, is the largest tournament-fishing organization in the world, offering anglers the chance to win millions through 191 tournaments in 2011. For more information, visit www.flwoutdoors.com and click on Walmart FLW Tour found under the Tournaments tab or call 270.252.1000.