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Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 1 –


Quick Bites: Forrest Wood Cup, Lake Lanier, Day 1

Opening weigh-in ceremonies commence at the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup. (Photo by Gary Mortenson)

Wheeler blows away the field, Dudley does the ‘Chicken Dance’ and Martin rebounds from 2010 disappointment

09.Aug.2012 by Gary Mortenson

2012 Forrest Wood Cup

Lake Lanier – Duluth, Ga.

Opening round, Thursday

Wheeler blows away the field … With six returning Forrest Wood Cup champions, multiple FLW Tour Angler of the Year winners and a lethal group of veteran pros comprising the 46-member field, the day-one leader at the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup turned out to be none other than a 21-year-old rookie upstart named Jacob Wheeler. As the 2011 BFL All-American champion, Wheeler participated as an FLW Tour pro for the very first time this season, finishing 30th overall in the point’s standings while mounting a significant challenge for rookie of the year honors. While Wheeler’s rookie season was one of the truly feel-good stories of the 2012 FLW Tour campaign, few could have predicted that he would be challenging for the Forrest Wood Cup title on the very first day of competition – but that’s exactly what he did.

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