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Wednesday September 20th, 2017 8:58AM

FLW fishing tournament returns to Lanier next year

By AccessWDUN staff

Fishing League Worldwide has announced the 2018 FLW Tour regular-season schedule - and Lake Lanier will be the site of one of the tournaments.

The 2018 season will feature seven tournaments, telecast on the NBC Sports Network, the Pursuit Channel and the World Fishing Network, showcasing the best bass anglers in the world competing in the most competitive circuit in the sport, according to a FLW press release.

The Lake Lanier tournament will be held March 8-11.

Here is the full 2018 FLW Tour Regular-Season Schedule:

*January 25-28    Lake Okeechobee           Clewiston, Fla.

Hosted by Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Resort and Marina

*February 22-25  Harris Chain of Lakes      Leesburg, Fla.   

Hosted by Lake County, Florida

*March 8-11         Lake Lanier                         Gainesville, Ga.

Hosted by the Gainesville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

*April 12-15           Lake Cumberland             Burnside, Ky.    

Hosted by the Somerset Tourist and Convention Commission

*April 26-29           Lewis Smith Lake              Jasper, Ala.        

Hosted by the Walker County Chamber of Commerce

*May 17-20           Kentucky Lake                   Gilbertsville, Ky.              

Hosted by the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau

*June 28-July 1    Lake St. Clair                       Detroit, Mich.   

Hosted by the Detroit Sports Commission, Macomb County, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks Authority and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce

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