Future Pro Tour season set to kick-off in March!

Attention beginning and intermediate level anglers….

The 2007 Future Pro Tour season kicks off next month offering you – the beginning to intermediate level bass fishing angler, another exciting year of opportunities to compete - at as nominal expense, in the fun and excitement of a "big-time" tournament environment, where you can meet lots of great people, share information and just have fun.

In line with our mission statement: "A Great Place to Learn" we will continue to host pre-registration seminars before each event featuring some of the west's top bass professionals in and effort to provide you with key information and one-on-one instruction on how to catch bass on the various lakes and impoundments we visit. Some of our pro-support staff members you will get a chance to meet this year include:

Bobby Barrack
Kent Brown
Robert Lee
Mike Tuck
Gary Dobyns
Bernie Gaunt
Seig Taylor
Jimmy Reese
Steve Sapp
Dee Thomas
Tony Franceschi
Ralph Harkins
Aaron Coleman
Ish Monroe
Andy "Cooch" Cuccia
Damon Witt
Ken Mah
Jerry Tilton
Bill Townsend
Greg Guterriez
Dave Rush
Mike Reynolds
Dean Mc Daniels
Chad Dwyer
Gene Buchholz

And many more!

Free raffles for premium tackle products are held at each of our events, giving you the opportunity to try out some of the best equipment and tackle on the market - tackle these top pros use to stay on top of their game!

The Fish Sniffer, one of California's top fishing publications will be reporting on each Future Pro Tour event, featuring pictures and stories about FPT events, and several of our events will be filmed and broadcast via Comcast Sports Net on Saturday mornings!

And for those of you that want to fish with your son, daughter, grandson etc., the exclusive "Future" Future Pro division is back where the top 2 teams with anglers under 17 years old receive a check and a trophy! What better way to keep our youth involved in bass fishing and get them ready for Western Bass.Com's up-coming Pro-Teen event!

For 2007, the Angler’s of the Year - in each division and region will have the opportunity to earn up to $2,000 cash for their AOY titles, along with limited product sponsorships. And, just like last year, our 2007 FPT Classic champions will receive the keys to a fully-rigged Ranger 188vs with Evinrude E-Tec outboard along with the prestigious Future Pro Tour Classic title!

The season opener for the Central region will be March 3rd at Don Pedro, and for the Northern region at Lake Berryessa on March 24th.

So what are you waiting for?...Get off that couch...dust off those rods, polish up your boats, and get your sponsor shirts on and come join us for another exciting year on the Tour! We can't promise you that you will catch fish...but we can promise you that you will meet a bunch of great people, and have a bunch of fun trying!

For more information on how to sign up for the Tour simply visit our website at www.futureprotour.net or call us ANYTIME at (916) 768-0938.

See you all at the openers!

Vince Harris

President/Director, Future Pro Tour Tournament Trails

2007 FPT sponsors include:

People's Folsom Lake Chrysler/Jeep/Hyundai, C&/C Marine, Ranger Boats, Evinrude, West Marine, Sawyer Cook Insurance Minn Kota/Humminbird, Cheetah Energy, Lucky Craft, Costa Del Mar, Lamiglas Rods, Battery Systems, Gamakatsu USA, Reaction Innovations, Berkley, Maaco Auto Painting, Fishermen’s Warehouse, Imperial Home Mortgage, Valley Rod & Gun, Outdoor Pro Shops, Hydrate 2o, Sac Pro Tackle, The Fish Sniffer, Hi’s Tackle, Solo Video Productions, Pro Worms, Skips Music, Trucksmart, Hook, Line, Sinker, Phil’s Props & Tackle, Limit Lures, Rio Vista Bait & Tackle, Hi’s Tackle Shop, Extreme Outdoorsman, Doc Waters, Walton’s Pond, Snag Proof, The Law Offices of Anthony Harris