BRANSON – Branson-area residents and visitors will have the opportunity to spend an evening with several FLW fishing professionals Feb. 26 at First Baptist Church here.
The dinner event is called “Meet The Pros” and will be held in the Life Center of the church. The 6 p.m. event, which costs $8 per adult, will take place prior to the FLW Tour on Table Rock Lake scheduled for March 3-6.
Fishing tips and life stories will be presented by five pro anglers: Jay Yelas; Mark Rose; Scott Martin; Clarke Wendlandt; and Glenn Chappelear.
Yelas has fished 201 events with 141 money finishes and ranks 6th in all-time money winnings. He has 52 Top 10 finishes.
Rose, a nine-year pro, has had one tournament win with 17 Top 10 finishes.
Martin was the youngest pro angler in history to win an FLW Tour Event. He has had 17 Top 10 placings.
Wendlandt is a 17-year pro who has had 31 Top 10 finishes. He was the 2008 FLW Tour Angler of the Year.
Chappelear is a pro fisherman and inspirational speaker. He is the founder of Sportsmen’s Outreach.
Due to limited seating, reservations are required by calling (417) 334-7437. Tables of eight cost $60.