TEAM RAINSHADOW's Anthony Gagliardi wins first place in the FLW Forrest Wood Cup by one ounce!

Columbia, South Carolina (August 20, 2014) Team RainShadow's Pro-Staff Anthony Gagliardi had an unforgettable performance this past weekend to take the 2014 Walmart FLW Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Murray, SC. In a tournament where only a few ounces separated the top five places, Anthony's 4-day, 20 bass limit topped the scales at 51-2, earning him top honors and $500,000.

He overcame all obstacles to fish the 2014 FLW Forrest Wood Cup. The circumstances provided were improbable. After 11 Cup finishes and 15 years as an FLW tour pro, Anthony Gagliardi earned his first first place finish at the FLW Forrest Wood Cup!

"Team RainShadow is proud of Anthony Gagliardi's hard-earned win this weekend. Anthony Gagliardi is the perfect angler to represnt our brand which combines passion, honesty, dedication, quiet spirit while fishing extremely well." said Ryan McIntosh, VP of marketing and business development."

Anthony Gagliardi fished with custom fishing rods utilizing RainShadow Revelation rod blanks, ALPS MVT reel seat, and ForeCast components.

"The custom rods that I fished with combined with my experience on Lake Murray put me in the top 10 on Sunday. This turned into a first place finish when the CUP was on the line! I couldn't have done it without the support of Team RainShadow," said Anthony Gagliardi.

Anthony is excided for the future when it comes to his own signature series rods under his label that will feature RainShadow rod blanks, ALPS and ForeCast components.

Anthony Gagliardi's win will be broadcast on NBC October 5, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST

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