MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, and Fishidy, a free, map-based, fishing social network, have announced a sponsorship agreement through the 2014 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fishidy allows members to connect with other anglers and log catches and spot information at various levels of privacy. Fishidy features free access to detailed fishing maps on thousands of lakes and coastal saltwater areas nationwide. Users can view information from Fishidy's pro anglers, their own information, and friends, as well as follow specific bodies of water. Fishidy also boasts apps for Android and iOS that let anglers access waterway maps and add catches on the go or on the water. A Premium Membership is also available that unlocks even more data, from proven Fishing Hot Spots® to customizable printable maps and an hour-by-hour fishing forecaster.
Fishidy will receive exposure across all of FLW's platforms, including its tournaments and Expos, multiple websites, FLW Bass Fishing magazine and the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show on NBC Sports Network. "FLW" is broadcast Sundays in high-definition (HD) to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world.
FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2014 over the course of 229 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy – the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. FLW is committed to providing a lifestyle experience that is the "Best in Fishing, On and Off the Water." For more information about FLW visit FLWOutdoors.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and YouTube.